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Frank Hans (Franz) Johnston
Fine Canadian Art Fall 2005 Live auction

Lot # 131

Frank Hans (Franz) Johnston
ARCA CSPWC G7 OSA 1888 - 1949 Canadian

Morning on a Northern Lake
oil on board
signed and on verso signed, titled and inscribed to Jim Cryderman, trail blazer and regular fellow. With the compliments of the artist, Franz Johnston
11 1/2 x 16 in  29.2 x 40.6cm

A gift from the Artist to James Cryderman in 1934
By descent to the present Private Collector, British Columbia

In the winter of 1934 Frank Johnston stayed at James Cryderman’s log cabin, located west of Beardmore and north of Thunder Bay, Ontario. Johnston was there to do a commission of a dog team which was from the same stock of huskies that Admiral Byrd took to Antarctica.

The frame on this work was designed and hand-carved by Paul Rodrik Johnston.

Estimate: $8,000 ~ $12,000 CAD

Sold For: $18,400.00 CAD (including buyer's premium)

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