LOT 119

BCSFA CGP
1871 - 1945
Canadian

Maude Island Totem
oil on board
signed M. Emily Carr, dated 1912 and inscribed "Maud [sic] Island" and on verso inscribed "Queen Charlotte" / "21" / "#916" / "Box 624"
25 3/4 x 12 3/4 in 65.4 x 32.4 cm

Estimate: $700,000 - $900,000

Preview at: Heffel Toronto – 13 Hazelton Ave

PROVENANCE
Laing Galleries, Toronto
Acquired from the above by a Private Collection, Ontario, 1940s
Sold sale of Fine Canadian Art, Heffel Fine Art Auction House, November 23, 2016, lot 137
Private Collection, Calgary

LITERATURE
Emily Carr, "Lecture on Totems," BC Archives, Emily Carr Papers, 1913
Doris Shadbolt, Emily Carr, 1990, reproduced page 100, included in the National Gallery of Canada exhibition list, unpaginated
BC Archives, the 1912 watercolour for this work entitled Mountain Goat, Heina, Maud Island reproduced, catalogue #PDP00654, http://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/mountain-goat-heina-maud-island

EXHIBITED
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Emily Carr, June 29 - September 3, 1990, catalogue #42


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Estimate: $700,000 - $900,000

All prices are in Canadian Dollars


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