CARL FELLMAN SCHAEFER, R.C.A.
FARMHOUSE OF JOHN C. SCHAEFER (MY GRANDFATHER), HANOVER
oil on board
signed and dated ‘24
8.5 ins x 9.75 ins; 21.6 cms x 24.8 cms
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Schaefer was very close to his grandfather, whose house is depicted in this lot. Schaefer’s grandfather was a furniture finisher by trade and Schaefer reminisces: ”Here was a man doing something with his hands; I was impressed and fascinated. I wanted to be using mine.”
Carl Schaefer Retrospective Exhibition: Paintings from 1926 to 1969, Sir George Williams University, Montreal and other locations, 1969, page 4.
Collection of the artist (thence by descent to his son, Mark)
Private Collection, Halifax (acquired directly from Mark Schaefer)
Carl Schaefer: Storm on the Horizon, Mendel Art Gallery (June 13 to September 7, 2008), Museum London (November 9, 2008 to February 9, 2009), The Robert McLaughlin Gallery (March 14 to May 3, 2009) and Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (March 27 to June 13, 2010).
Department: Canadian Fine Art