LOT 029

1913 - 2007

Steamer in Grenville Channel
watercolour on paper
signed and dated 2006 and on verso signed, titled and dated
22 3/4 x 30 1/4 in, 57.8 x 76.8 cm

Estimate: $50,000 - $70,000 CAD

Sold for: $157,250

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Acquired directly from the Artist
Barbeau Owen Foundation Collection, Vancouver

E.J. Hughes: A Retrospective Exhibition, Vancouver Art Gallery, 1967, the related 1952 canvas Steamer in Grenville Channel, BC reproduced, unpaginated
Ian M. Thom, E.J. Hughes, Vancouver Art Gallery, 2002, the related 1952 canvas, titled Steamer in Grenville Channel, reproduced page 110
Jacques Barbeau, A Journey with E.J. Hughes, 2005, the related 1952 canvas reproduced page 1 and on the dust jacket, listed page 165
Jacques Barbeau, E.J. Hughes through the Decades: The Paintings, 1936 – 2006, 2012, titled as Steamer (Grenville), reproduced page 95, and the related 1952 canvas reproduced page 21 and in a photo page 110

Vancouver Art Gallery, E.J. Hughes: A Retrospective Exhibition, October 5 – 29, 1967, traveling to York University, Toronto, November 13 – December 8, 1967, the related 1952 canvas, catalogue #22

Literature continued:

Marsha Lederman, “Collector Donates E.J. Hughes works to Whistler’s Audain Art Museum,” Globe and Mail, October 6, 2014, the related 1952 canvas reproduced, https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/collector-donates-ej-hughes-works-to-whistlers-new-audain-art-museum/article20954483/

CBC News, “E.J. Hughes Paintings Going to Audain Art Museum in Whistler,” October 7, 2014, the related 1952 canvas reproduced, https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/e-j-hughes-paintings-going-to-audain-art-museum-in-whistler-1.2789783

Jacques Barbeau and Lara Shecter, E.J. Hughes at the Audain Art Museum, 2016, the related 1952 canvas reproduced page 49

Robert Amos, E.J. Hughes Paints British Columbia, 2019, the related 1952 canvas reproduced page 45

Robert Amos, The E.J. Hughes Book of Boats, 2020, the related 1952 canvas reproduced page 59

For full cataloguing, essay and images in PDF format, please click here.

For the biography on Jacques Barbeau and Margaret Owen Barbeau in PDF format please click here.

Estimate: $50,000 - $70,000 CAD

All prices are in Canadian Dollars

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