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Lot #91

Artist John Young Johnstone
Title Retour des Champs [Return from the Fields]
Media oil on canvas
Dated 1914
Size 12 x 15 in. / 30.5 x 38.1 cm.
Frame Size 22 x 25 x 2.75 in.

signed and dated lower left; bears title on exhibition and gallery labels verso; framed; canvas relined

Deus Cents ans de Peinture Quebecoise [Two Hundred Years of Quebec Painting], McGill University, July 30 & 31, 1969, cat. No. 37, exhibition label verso)

ex-collection Gilles Corbeil, Montreal; Galerie Bernard Desroches, Montreal, partial label and Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso; from the Estate of Dr. Joan Snyder, a prominent Calgary philanthropist; proceeds from this work will help fulfill Joan's wishes to support the University of Calgary. To read more about Dr. Joan Snyder, visit the University of Calgary's Memoriam

Sold $5,558 Estimate $4,000/$6,000

Biographical Information
John Young Johnstone ~ [1887-1930] Canadian
see N.G.C. Vol.2, G-K, by C.Hill, pg.348; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.3, pg.571; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.80, Westbridge Pub., 2000; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg213 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.194