Canadian Fine Art Auction

November 21, 2016

LOT 73
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON, O.S.A., P.R.C.A.
  • ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON, O.S.A., P.R.C.A.
  • ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON, O.S.A., P.R.C.A.
  • ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON, O.S.A., P.R.C.A.

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ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON, O.S.A., P.R.C.A.

SUMMER SKY - ON THE COMBERMERE ROAD, 1958

oil on board
signed; also signed and titled on the reverse, and dated on a label on the reverse
12 ins x 15 ins; 30.5 cms x 38.1 cms

Estimate $20,000-$30,000

Realised: $19,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Casson retired from Sampson-Matthews the same year this work was painted to devote himself full time to his art. His first one man show would be held at Roberts Gallery a year later in 1959 and by the middle of the 1960s his shows were consistently selling out.

Literature:

Christopher E. Jackson, A.J. Casson: An Artist’s Life, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, 1998, page 50.

Provenance:

Roberts Gallery Limited, Toronto
Private Collection, Toronto