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Lot #481

Artist Lucius Richard O'Brien
Title Untitled - Canoeing in the Mist
Media watercolour on paper
Size 4 x 6.5 in. / 10.2 x 16.5 cm.
Frame Size 10.75 x 13 x 1.25 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower left; framed

lot includes Lucius O'Brien: Visions of Victorian Canada by Dennis Reid, published by the Art Gallery of Ontario, 1990)

Collector's Gallery, Calgary, label verso; from a Calgary estate

Hammer $500 Estimate $400/$600

Biographical Information
Lucius Richard O'Brien ~ [1832-1899] Canadian OSA, RCA
see Lucius R. O'Brien, Visions of Victorian Canada, by D.Reid, A.G.O., 1990; E.P.E.C., by R.Harper, pg.239; O'Brien was instrumental in forming the R.C.A. and its first president; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.159; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.339; for biographies see MacDonald,Vol.5, pg.1413; Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.58 and Benezit, Tome 7, pg.775; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg.307 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg. 287