Old Masters

June 2025, 2020
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Lot 7

Harriet Mary Ford (1859-1938)

Harriet Mary Ford (1859-1938)
Lot 7 Details
Harriet Mary Ford (1859-1938), Canadian/British


Oil on canvas laid down on wood panel; signed "H M Ford" and inscribed and dated "3 years/ March 1886" verso
20 x 17 in — 50.8 x 43.2 cm

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Harriet Mary Ford (1859-1938)
  • Harriet Mary Ford (1859-1938)
  • Harriet Mary Ford (1859-1938)

Gifted to the present Private Collection, Brampton, ON, circa 1980


Harriet Mary Ford was born in Brockville, Ontario in 1859.

She traveled the world during her career and spent much of her life visiting countries such as Italy, Spain and England while living intermittently in Canada and England. Between 1846 and 1916, Ford exhibited with the Royal Canadian Academy and across Canada.

Ford was a member of the Royal Canadian Academy, the Palette Club, The Ontario Society of Artists and a founding member of the Society of Mural Decorators and the Women’s International Art Club in London, UK.

She died at Great Marlow, England in 1938.


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