Joyner Canadian Fine Art Auction

June 03, 2013

LOT 68
DAVID BROWN MILNE
  • DAVID BROWN MILNE

68

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

Estimate $30,000-$40,000

Realised: $25,960
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Painted at Uxbridge, Ontario, spring, 1945.

See lot 40, footnote relating how Milne was greatly inspired by flowers.

Literature:

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.

Provenance:

Estate of Douglas Duncan, Toronto.
Marlborough–Godard, Toronto/Montreal.
Mr. and Mrs. R.T. Merry, Oakville, Ontario.
Private Collection, Vancouver.

Exhibited:

David Milne: A Survey Exhibition, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, 4-28 Nov., 1978, no.33.

Additional Info:

Department: Canadian Fine Art
Medium: Paintings
Provenance: Douglas Duncan/Picture Loan Society, Toronto