LOT 120

BCSFA CGP
1871 - 1945
Canadian

Swirl
oil on canvas, 1937
signed Emily Carr and on verso titled and inscribed "$150-" / "9/3" / "O", "V" / "Owned by: 1. Mr. Robert de Lotbinière Harwood and Miss Helen D. Darling / 2. Helen (de Lotbinière Harwood) Rogers" and "9342" faintly on a label remnant
27 x 22 3/4 in 68.6 x 57.8 cm

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

Preview at: Heffel Vancouver

PROVENANCE
Collection of the Artist
A gift from the Artist to Lawren Stewart Harris, 1941
Acquired from the above by Robert and Phyllis de Lotbinière Harwood, Vancouver, circa 1945
By descent to the present Private Collection, Seattle, 1970

LITERATURE
Doris Shadbolt, The Art of Emily Carr, 1979, reproduced page 158 and listed page 214
Maria Tippett, Emily Carr: A Biography, 1979, page 242
Christopher Varley, Emily Carr: Oil on Paper Sketches, Edmonton Art Gallery, 1979, the related oil on paper Windswept Trees, collection of Maltwood Museum and Gallery, University of Victoria, listed as circa 1935, reproduced, unpaginated
Doris Shadbolt, Emily Carr, 1990, reproduced page 192
Mary Jo Hughes, Emily Carr: On the Edge of Nowhere, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 2010, the related 1938 - 1939 canvas Juice of Life reproduced page 60
Sarah Milroy and Ian Dejardin, editors, From the Forest to the Sea: Emily Carr in British Columbia, Art Gallery of Ontario and Dulwich Picture Gallery, 2014, the related circa 1937 - 1938 oil on paper Windswept Trees, University of Victoria Art Collection, reproduced page 232 and listed page 296

EXHIBITED
Canadian Group of Painters 3rd Annual Show, Toronto, November - December 1937, traveling in 1938 to the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Vancouver Art Gallery, 28th Annual Exhibition of the BC Society of Fine Arts, April 29 - May 15, 1938
Vancouver Art Gallery, Emily Carr, October 12 - 23, 1938, traveling to the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Department of English, faculty room in the library, catalogue #7
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Emily Carr, June 29 - September 3, 1990, catalogue #161


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

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