Lot # 121
Fall 2012 - 2nd Session Live auction
BCSFA RCA 1871 - 1945 Canadian
oil on board
signed, titled "Skidigate" [sic] and dated 1912
25 3/8 x 13 in 64.4 x 33cm
G. Blair Laing Limited, Toronto
The Art Emporium, Vancouver, 1979
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon T. Southam, Vancouver
By descent to the present Private Collection, Vancouver
Exhibition of Canadian West Coast Art: Native and Modern, National Gallery of Canada, 1927
Marius Barbeau, Totem Poles, National Museum of Canada, 1950, reproduced page 491
Gerta Moray, Northwest Coast Native Culture and the Early Indian Paintings of Emily Carr, 1899 - 1913, Volume 2, Catalogue and Illustrations, 1993 thesis, listed page 51
Charles C. Hill, Johanne Lamoureux, Ian M. Thom et al, Emily Carr, New Perspectives on a Canadian Icon, National Gallery of Canada, 2006, a photograph of the 1927 installation of the Exhibition of Canadian West Coast Art: Native and Modern showing this painting in the exhibition reproduced page 96
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Exhibition of Canadian West Coast Art: Native and Modern, December 1927
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$585,000 CAD (including Buyer's Premium)
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