Lot # 120
Fine Canadian Art Live auction

Clarence Alphonse Gagnon
CAC RCA 1881 - 1942 Canadian

The Trapper's Return
oil on canvas circa 1909 ~ 1913
signed and on verso signed and titled
21 x 28 3/4 in  53.3 x 73cm

Provenance:
Watson Art Galleries, Montreal
Randolph Chute, Paris
By descent to the present Private Collection, USA

Literature:
Louis-Frédéric Rouquette, illustrated by Clarence Gagnon, Le grand silence blanc, 1928, the illustration of this subject reproduced page 30
Hughes de Jouvancourt, Clarence Gagnon, 1970, the woodcut Dans les bois du nord, in the collection of the National Gallery of Canada, reproduced page 89
Charles F. Stuckey, Claude Monet, 1840 - 1926, The Art Institute of Chicago, 1995, page 8
Hélène Sicotte and Michèle Grandbois, Clarence Gagnon, 1881 - 1942: Dreaming the Landscape, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, 2006, titled as Lac L'Ange or The Trapper's Return, reproduced page 191

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Estimate: $500,000 ~ $700,000 CAD  
Sold for: $560,500 CAD (including Buyer's Premium)

All prices are in Canadian Dollars.

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