Joyner Canadian Art Online Auction

November 29, 2012

LOT 335
WILLIAM ARMSTRONG, A.R.C.A.
  • WILLIAM ARMSTRONG, A.R.C.A.
  • WILLIAM ARMSTRONG, A.R.C.A.

335

WILLIAM ARMSTRONG, A.R.C.A.

THE YACHT “CYGNET”

watercolour
signed with initial and inscribed “Cygnet”, sold “as is” and not subject to return
8 ins x 9.75 ins; 20 cms x 24.4 cms

Estimate $1,200-$1,500

Realised: $1,140
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Armstrong was among the first members of the Yacht Club of Toronto which, in turn, became the Royal Canadian Yacht Club (by permission of Queen Victoria).

Literature:

Henry C. Campbell, Early Days on the Great Lakes, The Art of William Armstrong, Toronto/Montreal, 1971, pages 36-43 for depictions of other racing subjects on Lake Ontario.

Additional Info:

Department: Canadian Fine Art
Signed