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Lot #9

Artist M. Emily Carr
Title Untitled - B.C. Coast
Media watercolour on paper
Size 6.5 x 10.25 in. / 16.5 x 26 cm.
Frame Size 17 x 20 x 1 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed lower right; framed with archival mat and special glass

Reference
it has been suggested that this could be a view of Deadman's Island, Coal Harbour, Vancouver from the C.P.R. Wharf; Deadman's Island is now connected on the east side to Stanley Park)

Provenance
private collection, Calgary

Sold $28,080 Estimate $15,000/$25,000

Biographical Information
M. Emily Carr ~ [1871-1945] Canadian BCSA, CGP
see The Book of Small, by E.Carr, Clarke Irwin, 1951; Pause, a Sketch Book, by E.Carr, Clarke Irwin, 1953; Hundreds and Thousands, the Journals of Emily Carr, ed. I.Dilworth, Clarke Irwin, 1966; Emily Carr, by D.Shadbolt, VAG, 1971; Watercolours and Drawings of Emily Carr, by D. Shadbolt, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1977; Emily Carr, a biography, by M.Tippett, Oxford University Press, 1979; The Art of Emily Carr, by D.Shadbolt, Clarke, Irwin, 1979; Emily Carr, by D.Shadbolt, Douglas & McIntyre,1990; Emily Carr: New Perspectives on a Canadian Icon, by National Gallery of Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery, 2006; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.60 and N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.172

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