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Lot #50

Artist Lawren Stewart Harris
Title Study for Canvas; Mt. Lefroy, 1930
Media graphite on paper
Dated 1930
Size 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 17.1 x 24.1 cm.
Frame Size 17.5 x 20 x 2 in.

Place Absentee Bid

unsigned; bears artist's name, title and date on gallery labels verso; framed with special glass

the Mount Lefroy, c. 1929 oil on paperboard sketch [11.75 x 14.75 inch] is located in The Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario; the [52 x 60 inch] canvas is in the McMichael Canadian Art Collection and is dated 1930)

Roberts Gallery, Toronto and Douglas Udell, Edmonton, labels verso; from an Edmonton estate

Hammer $17,000 Estimate $7,000/$9,000

Biographical Information
Lawren Stewart Harris ~ [1885-1970] Canadian CGP, FCA, OSA
see Lawren Harris, Paintings 1910-1948, by S.Key, A.G.T., 1948; Lawren Harris Retrospective Exhibition, by I.McNairn, N.G.C., 1963; Lawren Harris, by B.Harris, MacMillan Co. 1969; Lawren S. Harris: Urban Scenes and Wilderness Landscapes, by J.Adamason, A.G.O. 1978; Beginning of Vision - The Drawings of Lawren S. Harris, by J.Murray, Douglas and McIntyre, 1982; Atma Buddhi Manas, The Later Work of Lawren S. Harris, by D.Reid, A.G.O., 1985; Lawren Harris: North by West, by C.Jackson, Glenbow, 1991; Light for a Cold Land, by P.Larisey, Dundurn Press, 1993; Lawren Harris: Where the Universe Sings, by Paul Duval, Cerebrus Publishing, 2011; N.G.C. Vol.2, G-K, ed.C.Hill, pg.89; A.G.O., by the A.G.O, pg.154