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LOT 034

Edward John (E.J.) Hughes
BCSFA CGP OC RCA
1913 - 2007
Canadian

Steamer Arriving at Nanaimo
oil on canvas
signed and dated 1950 and on verso signed, titled, dated, inscribed "#148" and with the Dominion Gallery inventory #"D1338" and "G8838" and stamped Dominion Gallery twice
19 x 23 in 48.3 x 58.4 cm

Estimate: $500,000 - $700,000

Preview at: Heffel Toronto – 13 Hazelton Ave

PROVENANCE
Dominion Gallery, Montreal
Acquired from the above by Herbert Steinmann, New York, 1951
Dominion Gallery, Montreal
Acquired from the above by the present Private Collection, Montreal

LITERATURE
Victoria Sunday Times (magazine section), November 17, 1951, reproduced
Ian M. Thom, E.J. Hughes, Vancouver Art Gallery, 2002, reproduced page 86
Jacques Barbeau, The E.J. Hughes Album: The Paintings, Volume 1, 1932 - 1991, 2011, reproduced page 12
Robert Amos, The E.J. Hughes Book of Boats, 2020, reproduced page 50 and listed page 82, titled as Steamer Approaching the Dock, Nanaimo

EXHIBITED
Vancouver Art Gallery, Quarterly Group Exhibition, June 20 – July 9, 1950, titled as Steamer Approaching the Wharf at Nanaimo


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Estimate: $500,000 - $700,000

All prices are in Canadian Dollars


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