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Helen Galloway McNicoll

Helen Galloway McNicoll

Helen Galloway McNicoll
Art Canadien, Impressionniste et Moderne Vente en salle

Lot # 155

Helen Galloway McNicoll
ARCA RBA 1879 - 1915 Canadian

Reflections
oil on canvas circa 1908
signed and on verso stamped with the Studio Helen McNicoll estate stamp
18 x 16 pouces  45.7 x 40.6cm

Provenance:
Estate of the Artist
The Morris Gallery, Toronto
Private Collection, Vancouver

Référence:
Memorial Exhibition of Paintings by the Late Helen G. McNicoll, RBA, ARCA, Art Association of Montreal, 1925, listed page 7
Natalie Luckyj, Helen McNicoll: A Canadian Impressionist, Art Gallery of Ontario, 1999, reproduced page 34, listed page 78

Exposition:
Art Association of Montreal, Memorial Exhibition of Paintings by the Late Helen G. McNicoll, RBA, ARCA, November 7 - December 6, 1925, titled as Reflection, catalogue #88
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Helen McNicoll: A Canadian Impressionist, September 10, 1999 - January 2, 2000, traveling in 2000 - 2001 to the Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, Florida; Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montreal; Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa; Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax; and the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, catalogue #17

One of Canada’s finest Impressionist artists, Helen McNicoll brought a transcendent sense of light, mood and atmosphere into her work. During her studies in England, McNicoll went to St. Ives in 1905 to study with Algernon Talmage, who stressed the importance of painting en plein air, a core tenet of Impressionism. While abroad, she made a three-month trip to Paris, during which she opened a studio and toured and painted in the countryside, visiting artist colonies in Brittany and Grez-sur-Loing.

Paintings such as Reflections are evidence of her firm commitment to an Impressionist style. Her French town scenes often included women going about the business of their day in harmony with their world, as does Reflections. Through sunshine, warmly lighting the houses on the riverbanks and reflected on the shimmering water, McNicoll created a keen impression of the sensory physical world of the village and its tranquil mood.

McNicoll died at the young age of 35, leaving a rare and extraordinary body of work, of which this serene atmospheric painting is an outstanding example.

Estimation: 30,000 $ ~ 40,000 $ CAN

S'est vendu pour: 46,250.00 $ CAN (prime d'achat incluse)


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