LOT 117

1815 - 1872
Canadian

Set of 20 Hand-Painted Plates
hand-painted porcelain

a ) Montmorency Falls; A Man in Foreground

9 1/2 x 2 1/4 in, 24.1 x 5.7 cm

b ) Waterfalls, Ste. Ann or St. Ferréol

9 1/2 x 4 3/8 in, 24.1 x 11.1 cm

c ) Quebec Seen from Point Lévis

11 1/2 x 6 3/4 in, 29.2 x 17.1 cm

d ) Beauport Asylum (rotunda and trees)

9 1/2 x 2 1/4 in, 24.1 x 5.7 cm

e ) Dr. Douglas's House

9 1/2 x 2 1/4 in, 24.1 x 5.7 cm

f ) Canyon of Montmorency

9 1/4 in, 23.5 cm

g ) Beauport Asylum

9 1/4 in, 23.5 cm

h ) Lake (with canoe and scenery)

9 1/4 in, 23.5 cm

i ) Grounds of Beauport Asylum (stream and field)

9 1/4 in, 23.5 cm

j ) Wolfe Monument

9 1/4 in, 23.5 cm

k ) Wolfe and Montcalm Monument

9 1/4 in, 23.5 cm

l ) Natural Steps, Montmorency

9 1/4 in, 23.5 cm

m ) Bridge on Grounds of Asylum

9 1/2 x 2 1/4 in, 24.1 x 5.7 cm

n ) Quebec, Martello Tower

9 1/4 in, 23.5 cm

o ) Wolfe and Montcalm Monument (Dufferin Terrace)

9 1/4 in, 23.5 cm

p ) Citadel and Town of Quebec Seen from Levis' Wharf

9 1/4 in, 23.5 cm

q ) Old Dufferin Terrace

9 1/4 in, 23.5 cm

r ) Natural Steps, Montmorency

9 1/4 in, 23.5 cm

s ) Montmorency Canyon (beaver in foreground)

9 1/4 in, 23.5 cm

t ) On Montmorency River (two ladies with crinolines

9 1/2 x 4 3/8 in, 24.1 x 11.1 cm

Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000

Sold for: $85,250

Preview at: Heffel Montreal

PROVENANCE
Commissioned by Dr. James Douglas, founder of the Beauport Asylum
Collection of Dr. Foote, Quebec
Collection of Mr. Finch
Collection of Vesey Boswell, Esq., Quebec, circa 1903
By descent to the present Private Collection

LITERATURE
Appraisal of the Contents of the Residence of Vesey Boswell, The Home & Club Department of The American Appraisal Company, February 10, 1914, listed, unpaginated
Marius Barbeau, Cornelius Krieghoff: Pioneer Painter of North America, 1934, listed page 151
J. Russell Harper, Krieghoff, 1979, page 144, porcelain plate titled as Quebec from Lévis reproduced page 141, figure 131, and the set of 20 listed page 197
Janice Tyrwhitt, "The Enchanting World of Cornelius Krieghoff," Reader's Digest, date unknown, mentioned page 102


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Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000

All prices are in Canadian Dollars


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