Lot # 137
Fall 2016 - 3rd Session Live auction

Emily Carr
BCSFA CGP 1871 - 1945 Canadian

Maude Island Totem
oil on board
signed, dated 1912 and inscribed "Maud [sic] Island" and on verso inscribed "Queen Charlotte" / "21" / "#916" / "Box 624"
25 3/4 x 12 3/4 in  65.4 x 32.4cm

Provenance:
Laing Galleries, Toronto
Acquired from the above by the present Private Collection, Ontario, 1940s

Literature:
Doris Shadbolt, Emily Carr, 1990, reproduced page 100, included in the National Gallery of Canada exhibition list, unpaginated
BC Archives, the 1912 watercolour for this work entitled Mountain Goat, Heina, Maud Island reproduced, catalogue #PDP00654, http://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/mountain-goat-heina-maud-island, accessed May 11, 2016

Exhibited:
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Emily Carr, June 29 - September 3, 1990, catalogue #42

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Estimate: $400,000 ~ $600,000 CAD  
Sold for: $885,000 CAD (including Buyer's Premium)

All prices are in Canadian Dollars.

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