LOT 108

1871 - 1945

Sitka Totem Pole
oil on canvas, 1912
signed M. Emily Carr and on verso inscribed "$400" / "XV" and variously and stamped twice with the Dominion Gallery stamp
34 1/2 x 11 1/2 in, 87.6 x 29.2 cm

Estimate: $1,000,000 - $1,500,000 CAD

Sold for: $1,201,250

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Dominion Gallery, Montreal
Acquired from the above by a Private Collection, Montreal
By descent to the present Private Collection, Ontario

Charles C. Hill et al., Emily Carr: New Perspectives on a Canadian Icon, National Gallery of Canada, 2006, reproduced page 72 and listed page 306

Dominion Hall, Vancouver, Paintings of Indian Totem Poles and Indian Life by Emily Carr, April 1913
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Emily Carr: New Perspectives on a Canadian Icon, June 2 - September 4, 2006, traveling in 2006 - 2008 to the Vancouver Art Gallery; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; and Glenbow Museum, Calgary, catalogue #141

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Estimate: $1,000,000 - $1,500,000 CAD

All prices are in Canadian Dollars

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