Canadian Fine Art Auction

November 21, 2016

LOT 82
CARL FELLMAN SCHAEFER, R.C.A.
  • CARL FELLMAN SCHAEFER, R.C.A.
  • CARL FELLMAN SCHAEFER, R.C.A.
  • CARL FELLMAN SCHAEFER, R.C.A.

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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

Estimate $8,000-$12,000

Realised: $45,600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

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.”

Literature:

Carl Schaefer Retrospective Exhibition: Paintings from 1926 to 1969, Sir George Williams University, Montreal and other locations, 1969, page 4.

Provenance:

Collection of the artist (thence by descent to his son, Mark)
Private Collection, Halifax (acquired directly from Mark Schaefer)

Exhibited:

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).

Additional Info:

Department: Canadian Fine Art
Medium: Paintings
Signed