Canadian Fine Art Auction

May 26, 2014

LOT 161
MARC-AURÈLE DE FOY SUZOR-COTÉ, R.C.A.
  • MARC-AURÈLE DE FOY SUZOR-COTÉ, R.C.A.
  • MARC-AURÈLE DE FOY SUZOR-COTÉ, R.C.A.
  • MARC-AURÈLE DE FOY SUZOR-COTÉ, R.C.A.
  • MARC-AURÈLE DE FOY SUZOR-COTÉ, R.C.A.
  • MARC-AURÈLE DE FOY SUZOR-COTÉ, R.C.A.

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MARC-AURÈLE DE FOY SUZOR-COTÉ, R.C.A.

LE DÉFRICHEUR

bronze
signed, titled and inscribed #4 on the base
height 24.25 ins; 61.6 cms

Estimate $6,000-$8,000

Realised: $8,850
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Literature:

Pierre L’Allier, Suzor-Coté, L’oeuvre Sculpte, Musée du Québec, Quebec, 1991, page 98, cat. nos. 35 and 35a for the plaster and preparatory drawing for Le Défricheur, both in the collection of the Musée du Québec, reproduced.
Hugues de Jouvancourt, Suzor-Coté, Éditions La Frégate, Montreal, 1967, page 122, for Le Défricheur illustrated (as The Settler).

Provenance:

Private Collection, Vermont