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Lot #82

Artist Farquhar McGillivray Strachan Knowles
Title Untitled - Portrait of a Woman
Media oil on canvas board
Dated 1891
Size 23.25 x 19 in. / 59.1 x 48.3 cm.
Frame Size 29.5 x 25.5 x 1.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed and dated lower left; framed; some touch ups noted; some chips and handling marks on frame noted

private collection, Victoria

Hammer $600 Estimate $700/$900

Biographical Information
Farquhar McGillivray Strachan Knowles ~ [ca.1859-1932] Canadian OSA, RCA
see Catalogue of Memorial Exhibition of F. McGillivray Knoles, RCA ...., The Art Gallery of Toronto, 1932; biography and other examples in N.G.C. Vol.2, G-K, ed.C.Hill, pg.382; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.320; biography in E.P.E.C., by R.Harper, pg.183; Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs et Graveurs, by E.Benezit, Tome6, pg.258; Dict. of American Painters, Sculptors and Engravers, by M.Fielding, pg.203; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.2, pg.661; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.98, Westbridge Pub., 2000; exhibition list in R.C.A.A. pg.225 and M.M.F.A., pg.207, by E.McMann