Canadian Art, Culture and History

November 07 - 12, 2020

Online Auction
LOT 129
After J.T. Downman (1780–1850)
  • After J.T. Downman (1780–1850)
  • After J.T. Downman (1780–1850)

129

After J.T. Downman (1780–1850), Canadian

SLEIGH SCENE, TORONTO BAY, CANADA WEST, 1853

Handcoloured lithograph with letters on heavy paper. Printed by Day & Son Lith. Published by Ackerman & Co., London, March 26, 1853
Image/Sheet 20.7 ins x 28.5 ins; 52.7 cms x 72.5 cms; 23.5 ins x 31.7 ins; 59.8 cms x 80.5 cms

Estimate $1,200-$1,800

Realised: $2,040
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Literature:

J. Russell Harper, Early Painters and Engravers in Canada, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1981, page 122. p. 93.

F. St. George Spendlove, The Face of Early Canada, Toronto, 1958, p. 61, illustrated, plate 87.

Charles P. de Volpi, Toronto, A Pictorial Record, Montreal, 1965, plate 25, unpaginated.