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Lot #93

Artist Doris Jean McCarthy
Title Remains of the Fire [Near Radium]
Media watercolour on paper
Size 20.75 x 29 in. / 52.7 x 73.7 cm.
Frame Size 30.75 x 39 x 2 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower right; bears title on backing; framed with archival mat and plexiglass

private collection, St. Albert

Hammer $2,300 Estimate $2,500/$3,500

Biographical Information
Doris Jean McCarthy ~ [1910-2010] Canadian CSPWC, OSA, RCA
see Doris McCarthy Feast of Incarnation Paintings 1929-1989, by W.Moore, the Gallery/Stratford, 1991; Celebrating Life, the Art of Doris McCarthy, by W.Moore, McMichael Collection, 1999; biography and other examples in A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.264; MacDonald,Vol.4, pg. 952; Westbridge,Vol.3, pg.21; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., pg.249 and M.M.F.A., pg.234 by E.McMann; A Fool in Paradise, 1990 and The Good Wine, by D.McCarthy, MacFarlane Walter and Ross, 1991 for autobiography; McCarthy was the first woman President of the Ontario Society of Artists and has received many awards and honours; see the website at www.dorismccarthy.com