The American and Canadian Salon
February 26 — March 03, 2022
Auction begins to close at 2:00 pm ET
RAFAL MALCZEWSKI (1892-1965)
Lot 47 Details
RAFAL MALCZEWSKI (1892-1965), Polish/Canadian
WAKEFIELD ON GATINEAU RIVER
Watercolour; signed lower left, titled to the nameplate, titled in the Dominion Gallery, Montreal inventory books held at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.
13.5 ins x 19.5 ins; 34.3 cms x 49.5 cms
The Dominion Gallery received this work, entitled in the DG inventory books: “Wakefield on Gatineau River”, on approval directly from the artist in August 1947;
Dominion Gallery, Montreal gallery label verso backing, Inventory No. C402, according to the D.G. inventory books housed at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa;
“Given to Mr. Ivan Leger”, Montreal by the Dominion Gallery, Montreal on December 20, 1947, the consignor's great grandfather;
By descent to the consignor's great grandmother;
By descent to her daughter, mother of the consignor;
By descent to her daughter, the present Private Collection, Toronto
Born in Krakó, the artist came to Canada in 1942. By December 1942 he held his first Canadian exhibition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.