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Lot #69

Artist Doris Jean McCarthy
Title Spring Snow Cape Dorset
Media oil on canvas
Dated 1986
Size 36 x 48 in. / 91.4 x 121.9 cm.
Frame Size 37.5 x 49.5 x 2 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed lower right; bears title and date on gallery label verso; framed; minor handling marks noted

Provenance
Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, label verso; private collection, Edmonton

Hammer $10,000 Estimate $12,000/$15,000

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

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