Lot Sale Results

Franklin Carmichael
Fine Canadian Art Fall 2005 Live auction

Lot # 071

Franklin Carmichael
CSPWC G7 OSA RCA 1890 - 1945 Canadian

Wild Cherry Blossom
oil on board
signed and dated 1938 and on verso signed, titled and dated
10 x 12 in  25.4 x 30.5cm

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the Artist
By descent to the present Private Collection, Ontario

Literature:
Megan Bice, Light & Shadow: The Work of Franklin Carmichael, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 1990, this work and a larger oil of the same title listed on pages 125 and 126

Exhibited:
Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto, August 26 - September 10, 1938, catalogue #506
New York World's Fair, Canadian Art: The Canadian Group of Painters, August 1 - September 15, 1939, what most likely is the related larger canvas bearing the same title listed as catalogue #8
Art Gallery of Toronto, In the Print Room: B. Brooker, Franklin Carmichael, A.J. Casson and L.A.C. Panton, January 6 - 29, 1940, what is likely the related larger canvas bearing the same title listed

Estimate: $100,000 ~ $150,000 CAD

Sold For: $322,000.00 CAD (including buyer's premium)


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