Levis AuctionsLevis Fine Art Auctions, Appraisals & Art Storage
Lot #94

Artist Lilias Torrance Newton
Title Portrait of J.D. Turner
Media oil on paper board
Dated 1946
Size 20 x 15.75 in. / 50.8 x 40 cm.
Frame Size 26.25 x 22.25 x 2 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower left; framed; some minor surface dirt and repair right centre noted

illustrated on frontispiece in Sunfield Painter, The Reminiscences of John Davenall Turner, published by the University of Alberta Press, 1982)

from the estates of John and Grace Davenall Turner / Joyce Davenall Turner

Hammer $1,800 Estimate $1,000/$2,000

Biographical Information
Lilias Torrance Newton ~ [1896-1980] Canadian CGP, RCA
see Lilias Torrance Newton 1896-1980, by D.Farr, Agnes Etherington A.C., 1981; Retrospective Exhibition Lilias Torrance Newton 1896-1980, by B.Meadowcroft, La Galerie Walter Klinkhoff, 1995; biography and other examples in N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.234; A.G.O., by the A.G.O. pg.332; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., pg.303 and M.M.F.A., pg.282 by E.McMann; biography in Dict. of Canadian Artists - Vol.5, by C.MacDonald, pg.1370; Colgate, pg.133