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Lot #57

Artist Doris Jean McCarthy
Title Untitled - Arctic Settlement
Media oil on wood board
Dated 1979
Size 12 x 16 in. / 30.5 x 40.6 cm.
Frame Size 18.75 x 22.75 x 2.25 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed lower right; artist's number '790608C' verso; framed

Provenance
private collection, Victoria

Sold $4,680 Estimate $2,000/$3,000

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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