DAVID BROWN MILNE
STILL LIFE WITH VIOLETS
oil on canvas
inscribed “0-633” and titled by David Milne Jr. on the stretcher
12 ins x 16 ins; 30 cms x 40 cms
Painted at Uxbridge, Ontario, spring, 1945.
See lot 40, footnote relating how Milne was greatly inspired by flowers.
David Milne Jr. and David P. Silcox, “David B. Milne: Catalogue Raisonne of the Paintings, Volume 2: 1929-1953”, Toronto, 1998, page 864, no.405.31, reproduced.
Estate of Douglas Duncan, Toronto.
Mr. and Mrs. R.T. Merry, Oakville, Ontario.
Private Collection, Vancouver.
David Milne: A Survey Exhibition, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, 4-28 Nov., 1978, no.33.
Department: Canadian Fine Art
Provenance: Douglas Duncan/Picture Loan Society, Toronto