Lot 73
JOHN LITTLE, R.C.A

RICHMOND STREET VERS GRAND TRUCK, POINTE ST. CHARLES, MONTREAL
oil on canvas
signed; also signed, titled and dated ‘77 on the stretcher
height 12.0" x width 16.0"
height 30.5 cm x width 40.6 cm


Est. $7000/9000
Realised: $6600
Auction Date: 11/20/2017


Provenance: Private Collection, British Columbia

Note: Written on the reverse of this lot are the names of six influential jazz artists, most notably Oscar Peterson. Richmond Street is located in Little Burgundy, which was home to Montreal’s oldest established working class and English speaking black community. In the late 1960s, Little Burgundy underwent a period of urban renewal as condemned buildings were demolished and replaced by social housing development.


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