LOT 116

1810 - 1871
Canadian

Assiniboine Hunting Buffalo
oil on canvas, circa 1855
on verso titled and dated variously on the gallery labels
18 x 29 in 45.7 x 73.7 cm

Estimate: $2,500,000 - $3,500,000

Preview at: Heffel Toronto – 13 Hazelton Ave

PROVENANCE
Knoedler & Co., New York
Laing Galleries, Toronto
Acquired from the above by H.R. Milner, Edmonton, 1964
Galerie Walter Klinkhoff Inc., Montreal
Sold sale of Canadian Art, Joyner Fine Art, May 15, 1990, lot 43, reproduced front cover
Masters Gallery Ltd., Calgary
Private Collection, 2013

LITERATURE
Paul Kane, Wanderings of an Artist Among the Indians of North America, 1859, pages 77, 117, 118 and 140
J. Russell Harper, Paul Kane’s Frontier, 1971, pages 37, 38 and 84, listed page 289, titled as Assiniboine Running Buffalo, #IV-210, and a version of this work titled Assiniboine Hunting Buffalo, in the collection of the National Gallery of Canada, reproduced page 213, figure 105 and listed page 289, #IV-209
The H.R. Milner Collection: An Exhibition Organized by the Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton Art Gallery, 1978
Bruce Haig, Following Historic Trails: Paul Kane, Artist, 1984, a version of this work in the collection of the Royal Ontario Museum reproduced page 20
Pierre B. Landry and Claire Champ, Catalogue of the National Gallery of Canada: Canadian Art, Volume Two, 1994, mentioned page 362 and a version of this work entitled Assiniboine Hunting Buffalo, in the collection of the National Gallery, reproduced page 362

EXHIBITED
Edmonton Art Gallery, The H.R. Milner Collection: An Exhibition Organized by the Edmonton Art Gallery, 1978, exhibited as Assiniboine Running Buffalo, catalogue #34


Literature continued:

Kenneth R. Lister, Paul Kane, the Artist: Wilderness to Studio, 2010, a version of this work in the collection of the Royal Ontario Museum reproduced page 249

Arlene Gehmacher, Paul Kane: Life & Work, Art Canada Institute, 2014, versions of this work in the collection of the National Gallery of Canada and the Royal Ontario Museum reproduced page 42 and listed pages 48 and 50

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Estimate: $2,500,000 - $3,500,000

All prices are in Canadian Dollars


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