Lot # 710
Historical Art Online auction

Paul Peel
OSA RCA 1860 - 1892 Canadian

Twilight Brittany
oil on canvas
signed and dated 1886 and on verso inscribed FW 1946 LINER / Jan 20th 1939 Frank Warrath cleaned
23 x 36 in  58.4 x 91.4cm

Provenance:
The Fine Art Galleries, T. Eaton Co. Ltd., Toronto
Private Collection, Toronto
By descent to the present Private Collection, Winnipeg

This work was painted in the summer of 1886, around Pont-Aven, where Peel had studio space in the same chateau used by Paul Gauguin. This work may well be the titled "Twilight Brittany" sold at the Oliver Coates sale and auction of Peel’s work held October 15, 1890, when it was purchased by a "M Coll" for $21.

We thank Victoria Baker, author of Paul Peel: A Retrospective, 1860 – 1892, for assisting with the research of this lot.

Estimate:

$20,000 ~ $30,000 CAD

 
Final Bid: $18,000 CAD
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount $
36756 23/11/2018 8:52:39 AM $18,000

All prices are in Canadian Dollars.

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