Lot # 111
Spring 2016 - 2nd Session Live auction

Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté
CAC RCA 1869 - 1937 Canadian

La vieille église de Sherbrooke Est par temps de neige
oil on canvas circa 1910
signed and on verso titled
18 x 24 5/8 in  45.7 x 62.5cm

Provenance:
A gift by the Artist in 1913 to Father Joseph-Arthur Laporte, pastor of the Saint-Jean-Baptiste parish in Sherbrooke, where it has remained until the present

Literature:
Victoria Baker, L’art des Cantons de l’Est 1800 - 1950, Galerie d’art du Centre culturel de l’Université de Sherbrooke, 1980, reproduced pages 4 and 51, titled as La première église St-Jean-Baptiste à Sherbrooke
Jacques Amaz, "La Cène de l’archevêché de Sherbrooke: un témoin du séjour de l’artiste lyonnais Étienne Couvert au Canada," Journal of the Eastern Townships Studies 12, Spring 1998
Laurier Lacroix, Suzor-Coté: Light and Matter, National Gallery of Canada and Musée du Québec, 2002, pages 172, 176 and 177

Exhibited:
Galerie d’art du Centre culturel de l’Université de Sherbrooke, L’art des Cantons de l’Est 1800 - 1950, 1980, titled as La première église St-Jean-Baptiste à Sherbrooke, catalogue #33

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Estimate: $100,000 ~ $150,000 CAD  
Sold for: $383,500 CAD (including Buyer's Premium)

All prices are in Canadian Dollars.

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