It is incredible to be entrusted with both the canvas and ths sketch for this important painting by J.W. Morrice “Neige, Canada (Snow. Canada)”. This beautiful painting is unlike any other Quebec canvases by the artist, while the sketch is a perfect opportunity to study the astute technique of this wonderful Canadian artist. As Lucie Dorais, Canadian art historian and author of “J.W. Morrice” (National Gallery of Canada, 1985), wrote in her essay on “Neige, Canada (Snow, Canada)”, “The appearance of “Neige, Canada/Snow, Canada” on the market is exceptional; its pairing with its recently discovered preparatory sketch is unique, a first for Morrice!” Do not miss the opportunity to view these exceptional artworks by J.W. Morrice. Visit our gallery to view the artworks and learn more about this interesting artist at CowleyAbbott.ca.
Lot 116. J.W. Morrice “Neige, Canada (Snow, Canada)” (circa 1905), oil on canvas, 18 x 25.75 insEstimated: $400,000-600,000Live Auction of An Important Private Collection of Canadian Art (Session 1)Thursday, December 1st at 7:00 pm (https://cowleyabbott.ca/artwork/AW41523)
Lot 18, J.W. Morrice, “Study for ‘Neige, Canada'”, oil on board, 9.25 x 13 insEstimated: $50,000-70,000Live Auction of Important Canadian Art (Session 2)Thursday, December 1st at 4:00 pm (https://cowleyabbott.ca/artwork/AW39738)