Canadian Fine Art
November 13 — 18, 2021
Auction begins to close at 7:00 pm ET
JEAN ALBERT MCEWEN, R.C.A.
Galerie Agnès Lefort, Montreal, QC;
Private Collection, Montreal, QC
In 1971, Jean McEwen returned to painting in oil after a period spent using acrylics with a series called Miroir Sans Image (Imageless Mirror). The clear representation of a “frame” with golden corners surrounds the central layers of paint. This lot, "Vert - Number 5", showcases small hints of bright turquoise that peek out from darker layers of varnished forest green. The subtle variation of greens - from subdued on the frame portion, to verdant across the central square - creates the impression of a painting that is alive, breathing, and swelling outward from the centre.
Very good condition.
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