Lot # 124
Fall 2012 - 2nd Session Live auction
Lawren Stewart Harris
ALC BCSFA CGP FCA G7 OSA RPS TPG 1885 - 1970 Canadian
oil on canvas circa 1913
signed and on verso signed, titled on the artist's label and inscribed "Margaret Knox / Bess Harris Collection / 93 / This was painted by my Father Lawren S. Harris"
18 3/8 x 18 1/4 in 46.7 x 46.3cm
Collection of the Artist
A gift from the Artist to his daughter Margaret (Peggie) Knox, Vancouver
By descent within the family of the Artist
Jeremy Adamson, Lawren S. Harris, Urban Scenes and Wilderness Landscapes 1906 - 1930, Art Gallery of Ontario, 1978, listed page 225
Ian Thom and Andrew Hunter, Lawren Stewart Harris, A Painter's Progress, The Americas Society, 2000, a related 1913 canvas entitled Hurdy Gurdy, in the collection of the Art Gallery of Hamilton, reproduced page 16
Paul Duval, Lawren Harris: Where the Universe Sings, 2011, reproduced page 63 and the related 1913 canvas Hurdy Gurdy reproduced page 61
James King, The Life of Lawren Harris, 2012, reproduced page 114
Art Gallery of Ontario, Lawren S. Harris, Urban Scenes and Wilderness Landscapes 1906 - 1930, January 14 - February 26, 1978, catalogue #80
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$1,082,250 CAD (including Buyer's Premium)
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