Lot # 257
Fall 2016 - 4th Session Live auction

Alexander Young (A.Y.) Jackson
ALC CGP G7 OSA RCA RSA 1882 - 1974 Canadian

Eskimo Summer Camp, Pangnirtung
oil on canvas
signed and on verso titled, dated 1930 and inscribed "$325.00" and "6325"
21 x 26 1/4 in  53.3 x 66.7cm

Provenance:
John A. MacAulay, Winnipeg
Galerie Walter Klinkhoff Inc., Montreal
Kenneth G. Heffel Fine Art Inc., Vancouver
Peter and Joanne Brown Collection, Vancouver, acquired from the above in 1986

Literature:
The Empire Club of Canada Addresses, Toronto, 1925, pages 97 - 113
Arthur Lismer, A.Y. Jackson: Thirty Years of Painting, Dominion Gallery, 1946, reproduced page 6
A.Y. Jackson, A Painterís Country: The Autobiography of A.Y. Jackson, 1958, pages 120, 132 and 133
Peter Mellen, The Group of Seven, 1970, a similar 1930 oil on canvas entitited Summer, Pangnirtung, collection of Dr. and Mrs. Max Stern, reproduced page 178
Roger Boulet, The Canadian Earth: Landscape Paintings by the Group of Seven, 1982, a similar 1930 oil on canvas entitled Summer, Pangnirtung, in the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, reproduced page 125
Michael Bliss, Banting: A Biography, 1992, pages 170 and 174
Charles C. Hill, The Group of Seven: Art for a Nation, 1995, page 51

Exhibited:
Dominion Gallery, Montreal, A.Y. Jackson: Thirty Years of Painting, May 4 - 18, 1946, catalogue #16
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Paintings from the Collection of John A. MacAulay, QC, 1954, catalogue #38

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Estimate: $300,000 ~ $500,000 CAD  
Sold for: $531,000 CAD (including Buyer's Premium)

All prices are in Canadian Dollars.

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