LOT 113

1881 - 1969

Green and Gold, Portrait of Vera
oil on canvas, circa 1933 - 34
signed and with the artist's thumbprint and on verso titled on the gallery labels and titled Green and Gold on the Laing Galleries label and stamped with the Varley Inventory #293
24 x 20 in 61 x 50.8 cm

Estimate: $500,000 - $700,000

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Sold by the Artist to Alice Lane, Ottawa, circa 1940s
By descent to her daughter
Laing Galleries, Toronto
Private Collection, Toronto
Sold sale of Canadian Art, Joyner Fine Art Inc., May 20, 1987, lot 69
Galerie Walter Klinkhoff Inc., Montreal
Sold sale of Canadian Art, Joyner Fine Art Inc., May 15, 1990, lot 85
Neil J. Kernaghan, Toronto
Private Collection, Winnipeg

Robert H. Stacey, Varley: A Celebration, Art Gallery of Markham, 1997, reproduced figure 5, page 10
Katerina Atanassova, F.H. Varley: Portraits into the Light, 2007, reproduced plate 40, unpaginated

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Exhibition of Contemporary Canadian Painting, September 1936, catalogue #197
James Wilson and Co., Ottawa, Frederick Varley, November 1937
Art Gallery of Markham, Varley: A Celebration, May 31 - August 10, 1997, catalogue #34
Varley Art Gallery, Markham, F.H. Varley: Portraits into the Light, May 25, 2007 - June 29, 2008, catalogue #54, traveling in 2007 - 2008 to the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton; Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton; Kelowna Art Gallery; and the National Portrait Gallery, Ottawa

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Estimate: $500,000 - $700,000

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