Canadian Fine Art Auction

November 24, 2014

LOT 5
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD, R.C.A.
  • MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD, R.C.A.
  • MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD, R.C.A.

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MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD, R.C.A.

BRUCE’S MILL, 10 MILES NORTH OF UNIONVILLE

oil on canvas
signed; titled in pencil on the overflap
24 ins x 30 ins; 61 cms x 76.2 cms

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $18,880
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Best-known for his depictions of the limestone mills and villages of Prince Edward County, MacDonald lived much of his life in Toronto residing at 4 Rosedale Road and often painted smaller towns more proximous to Toronto including Unionville.

Literature:

Charles Beale, Manly Edward MacDonald (1889-1971), Plumley Press, Napanee, Ontario, 2010, plate no. 3, frontispiece, for a closely related composition, reproduced in colour.

Provenance:

Private Collection, Ontario