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ONLINE AUCTION
Town & Country
7th Session

November 05 - November 26, 2020

LOT DETAILS
Current bid: $13,000 CAD
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount

818863 26-Nov-2020 06:08:55 PM $13,000

26673 26-Nov-2020 05:59:53 PM $12,000

818863 26-Nov-2020 05:58:58 PM $11,000

26673 26-Nov-2020 04:31:10 PM $10,000

28300 26-Nov-2020 04:27:13 PM $9,500

26673 26-Nov-2020 04:26:08 PM $9,000

32080 26-Nov-2020 02:40:33 PM $8,500

818863 26-Nov-2020 02:07:55 PM $8,000

32080 26-Nov-2020 09:36:53 AM $7,500

23664 22-Nov-2020 09:12:33 PM $7,000

26673 12-Nov-2020 11:10:06 AM $6,500

29874 05-Nov-2020 06:41:00 PM $6,000

LOT 0827

1903 - 1970
Canadian

Digby Harbour
mixed media on board
signed
12 x 14 in, 30.5 x 35.6 cm

Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000

Sold for: $16,250

Preview at:

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the Artist by Joseph Saulnier
By descent to the present Private Collection, Ontario


This painting comes from the estate of Joseph Maurice Saulnier. Born in 1922 in the village of Petit Ruisseau (on the French Shore of Nova Scotia) he signed up for the war effort at the young age of 17 and went to Brandon, Manitoba, to train as a radio operator. He graduated first in his class and was sent to Yorkshire, England, to fly in Lancasters. He and his crew survived a total of 33 missions over Europe and, after the war, Saulnier returned to Nova Scotia, where he graduated from St. Francis Xavier University with a degree in Social Work. In his first job in Digby County, he became known as "Mr. Saulnier, the Welfare Man" and it was at this time that he first met Maud and Everett Lewis. He developed a relationship with Maud which was to endure over many years and, despite subsequently moving to Ottawa, Maurice and his family visited Nova Scotia for annual vacations and would always stop to pay visits at Maud's tiny house.


All prices are in Canadian Dollars


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