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Lot #36

Artist Anna Gertrude Lawson [Nan] Cheney
Title Trail B.C.
Media oil on wood panel
Dated 1930
Size 14 x 16 in. / 35.6 x 40.6 cm.
Frame Size 24.75 x 26.75 x 1.75 in.

signed and dated lower left; titled verso; label verso states 'Important: General Publicity Dept. C.P.R. Montreal, must be advised if this picture is moved to another location or is no longer required. No. 280'; framed

possibly Consolidated Smelters, Trail, B.C. included in the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Spring Exhibition in 1931; in 1936 Nan Cheney taught at the Banff School of Fine Arts)

corporate collection, Calgary

Sold $4,973 Estimate $1,500/$2,500

Biographical Information
Anna Gertrude Lawson [Nan] Cheney ~ [1897-1985] Canadian BCSA, FCA
biography and other examples in N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.189; Vancouver: Art and Artists 1931-1983, by V.A.G., pg.404; also included in One Hundred Years of B.C. Art 1858-1958, by V.A.G, 1958; interesting book Dear Nan, Letters of Emily Carr, Nan Cheney and Humphrey Toms, ed. D.Walker, U.B.C. Press, 1990, moved to Vancouver in 1937