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Alexander Young (A.Y.) Jackson
Fall 2015 - 2nd Session Live auction

Lot # 123

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

Algoma Lake
oil on canvas
signed and on verso signed, titled on various labels, dated 1940 on the Art Gallery of Ontario exhibition label and inscribed with the Naomi Jackson Groves Inventory #2370 and "Property of H.O. McCurry / Cat. No. 41"
25 x 32 in  63.5 x 81.3cm

Provenance:
Acquired directly from the Artist by Harold Orr McCurry, Ottawa, former director of the National Gallery of Canada, 1940
Mrs. H.O. McCurry, Kingsmere, Quebec, 1964
Sold sale of Canadian Art, Sotheby's Toronto, November 11, 1980, lot 42
Setadel Fine Arts, Toronto, 1983

Literature:
Patrick Morgan, "Wet Paint from Canada," ARTnews 41, October 1, 1942, reproduced page 9
Walter Abell, "Neighbors to the North," Magazine of Art 35, October 1942, reproduced page 210
Donald W. Buchanan, Canadian Painters: From Paul Kane to the Group of Seven, 1945, reproduced page 19
John Alford, "The Development of Painting in Canada," Canadian Art 2, February - March 1945, reproduced on the cover
Donald W. Buchanan, "A.Y. Jackson - The Development of Nationalism in Canadian Painting," Canadian Geographical Journal 32, June 1946, reproduced page 285
A.Y. Jackson, "The Development of Canadian Art," Journal of the Royal Society of Arts 97, January 14, 1949, reproduced page 134
Arthur Lismer, A.Y. Jackson: Paintings, 1902 - 1953, The Art Gallery of Toronto, 1953, listed page 28
A.Y. Jackson, A Painter's Country: The Autobiography of A.Y. Jackson, 1958, page 46
Dennis Reid, Alberta Rhythm: The Later Work of A.Y. Jackson, Art Gallery of Ontario, 1982, reproduced page 56

Exhibited:
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Aspects of Contemporary Painting in Canada, September 18 - November 8, 1942, catalogue #35
San Francisco Museum of Art, Art of Our Neighbors, June - July 1943, catalogue #2773
Gallery of Fine Arts, Yale University, New Haven, Canadian Art, 1760 - 1943, March 11 - April 16, 1944
The Art Gallery of Toronto, The Development of Painting in Canada, January 1945, traveling in 1945 to the Art Association of Montreal; the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; and Le Musée de la Province de Québec, Quebec City; catalogue #151
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Exhibition of Canadian Painting, 1668 - 1948, 1949, catalogue #37
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Forty Years of Canadian Painting: From Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven to the Present Day, July 14 - September 25, 1949, catalogue #41
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Canadian Painting, 1950, traveling in a reduced version to the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Franci

Exhibition continued:
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Alberta Rhythm: The Later Work of A.Y. Jackson, May 14 - June 27, 1982, catalogue #27
Literature continued:
Douglas Ord, National Gallery of Canada: Ideas, Art, Architecture, 2003, page 97

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Estimate: $250,000 ~ $350,000 CAD

Sold For: $472,000.00 CAD (including buyer's premium)


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