Lot # 131
Canadian, Impressionist & Modern Art Live auction

Lawren Stewart Harris
ALC BCSFA CGP FCA G7 OSA RPS TPG 1885 - 1970 Canadian

Coldwell, Lake Superior (Lake Superior Sketch CXXXIX)
oil on board circa 1925 ~ 1927
on verso signed and titled on the artist's label, titled as Coldwell, Lake Superior on the Art Gallery of Ontario labels and inscribed with the Doris Mills inventory #4-139 and "Reserved"
12 x 15 in  30.5 x 38.1cm

Provenance:
Women's Art Association of Canada, Toronto

Literature:
Augustus Bridle, “The Group of Seven Display Their Annual Symbolisms,” The Toronto Star, February 8, 1928
Doris Mills, L.S. Harris Inventory, 1936, Group 4, Lake Superior Sketches, listed, catalogue #139, location noted as the Studio Building
Bess Harris and R.G.P. Colgrove, editors, Lawren Harris, 1969, pages 51 and 61
Jeremy Adamson, Lawren S. Harris: Urban Scenes and Wilderness Landscapes, 1906 - 1930, Art Gallery of Ontario, 1978, listed page 227
Joan Murray and Robert Fulford, The Beginning of Vision: The Drawings of Lawren S. Harris, 1982, the graphite drawing entitled Port Coldwell, Lake Superior listed as circa 1925, reproduced page 86
Allison Thompson, A Worthy Place in the Art of Our Country: The Women's Art Association of Canada, 1887 – 1987, MA thesis, Carleton University, 1989

Exhibited:
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Lawren S. Harris: Urban Scenes and Wilderness Landscapes, 1906 - 1930, January 14 - February 26, 1978, catalogue #107

Literature continued:
Paul Duval, Lawren Harris: Where the Universe Sings, 2010, the circa 1923 graphite drawing entitled Port Coldwell, Lake Superior reproduced page 166 and the circa 1923 ink drawing entitled Port Coldwell Fish House, Lake Superior reproduced page 169

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Estimate: $250,000 ~ $350,000 CAD  
Sold for: $301,250 CAD (including Buyer's Premium)

All prices are in Canadian Dollars.

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