ONLINE AUCTION
Fine Canadian Art
2nd Session

May 06 - May 27, 2021

LOT DETAILS
Current bid: $17,000 CAD
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount

16177 27-May-2021 02:01:46 PM $17,000

25644 27-May-2021 01:38:47 PM $16,000

16177 27-May-2021 01:32:40 PM $15,000

The bidding history list updated on: Sunday, June 20, 2021 08:17:55

LOT 301

OSA RCA
1869 - 1941
Canadian

Sub Zero Weather, Burks Falls, Ontario
oil on board
signed and on verso titled on the artist's label
10 1/2 x 13 3/4 in, 26.7 x 34.9 cm

Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000

Sold for: $21,250

Preview at: Heffel Toronto – 13 Hazelton Ave

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Ontario
A gift to the present Private Collection, Ontario, circa 1960


Depicting the clear-skyed brightness of mid-day winter, here J.W. Beatty shows his incredible skill with expressing qualities of light. The long show of the church steeple reaching beyond the composition, and the nuanced light and shade of the snowy evergreen to the left are heightened in their impact by Beatty’s deft use of texture and painterly gesture.

The church shown is the Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church as it appeared circa 1940.


All prices are in Canadian Dollars


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