Lot 56
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON, O.S.A., R.C.A.

ABANDONED FARM - COMBERMERE, ONT.
oil on panel, mounted to panel
signed; also signed, titled and dated “Oct. 1960,” also inscribed “N.D. Young” on the reverse
height 10.5" x width 13.5"
height 26.7 cm x width 34.3 cm


Est. $12000/15000
Realised: $20520
Auction Date: 09/21/2017


Provenance: Private Collection, Maple, Ontario

Literature: A.Y. Jackson, A Painter’s Country: The Autobiography of A.Y. Jackson, Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, 1958, page 131.

Note: The reverse of this painting is inscribed “N.D. Young”. N.D. Young is the grandchild of Mrs. Christina Bertram, who acted as a mother to Jackson for 25 years and, he states, “never a week passed while I was in Toronto that I did not have tea or supper with her. She knew Thomson, MacDonald and many other artists, and she was one of our most loyal supporters.”


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