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Lawren Stewart Harris

Lawren Stewart Harris

Lawren Stewart Harris

Lawren Stewart Harris

Lawren Stewart Harris
Fall 2015 - 2nd Session Live auction

Lot # 120

Lawren Stewart Harris
ALC BCSFA CGP FCA G7 OSA RPS TPG 1885 - 1970 Canadian

Winter Landscape
oil on canvas
on verso titled on the National Gallery of Canada exhibition label, dated circa 1916 - 1917 on the Mira Godard gallery label, inscribed "#7" and numbered LSH Holdings Ltd. 115
47 1/2 x 50 in  120.6 x 127cm

Provenance:
Collection of the Artist
Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, 1980

Literature:
Gregory Clark, “Why Canadian Art Is Not Popular with Collectors,” Toronto Star Weekly, November 21, 1914, page 10
Irene B. Wrenshall, "The Field of Art," Toronto Sunday World, March 14, 1915, page 6
Barker Fairley, “Algonquin and Algoma,” The Rebel 3(6), April 1919, page 281
Doris Mills, L.S. Harris Inventory, 1936, listed, Landscape Paintings, location noted as the Studio Building, catalogue #6
Ian McNairn, editor, Lawren Harris: Retrospective Exhibition, National Gallery of Canada, 1963, dated as 1916, listed page 83
Jeremy Adamson, Lawren S. Harris: Urban Scenes and Wilderness Landscapes, 1906 - 1930, Art Gallery of Ontario, 1978, pages 45 and 70, dated as circa 1916 - 1917, reproduced page 71, listed page 222
J.E.H. MacDonald, “Scandinavian Art,” Northward Journal 18/19, 1980, pages 9 and 10
Paul Duval, Lawren Harris: Where the Universe Sings, 2011, reproduced page 86, dated as 1916, listed page 399

Exhibited:
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Lawren Harris: Retrospective Exhibition, June 7 - September 8, 1963, traveling to the Vancouver Art Gallery, October 4 - 27, 1963, catalogue #7
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Lawren S. Harris: Urban Scenes and Wilderness Landscapes, 1906 - 1930, January 14 - February 26, 1978, catalogue #50

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Estimate: $1,200,000 ~ $1,600,000 CAD

Sold For: $3,658,000.00 CAD (including buyer's premium)


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