Lot # 140
Fine Canadian Art Live auction

Emily Carr
BCSFA CGP 1871 - 1945 Canadian

Totem Poles, Kitwancool Village
oil on board on board 1928
signed with the Estate stamp and on verso stamped Dominion Gallery, Montreal
25 1/2 x 15 1/2 in  64.8 x 39.4cm

Provenance:
Estate of the Artist, Victoria
Dominion Gallery, Montreal
The Art Emporium, Vancouver, 1973
Private Collection, Vancouver, 1973
By descent to the present Private Collection, Vancouver

Literature:
Maria Tippett, Emily Carr: A Biography, 1979, the related 1928 canvas entitled Corner of Kitwancool Village, collection of Dr. Max Stern, reproduced page 156
Doris Shadbolt, Seven Journeys: The Sketchbooks of Emily Carr, 2002, pages 47, 48, 51, 54 and 61
Gerta Moray, Unsettling Encounters: First Nations Imagery in the Art of Emily Carr, 2006, the related 1928 canvas entitled Corner of Kitwancool Village, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, donated by Dr. Max Stern, reproduced page 330

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Estimate: $400,000 ~ $600,000 CAD  
Sold for: $472,000 CAD (including Buyer's Premium)

All prices are in Canadian Dollars.

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