The Art of Canada Auction (Canadian Art)

May 30, 2016

LOT 88
FRANK HANS JOHNSTON, O.S.A., A.R.C.A.
  • FRANK HANS JOHNSTON, O.S.A., A.R.C.A.
  • FRANK HANS JOHNSTON, O.S.A., A.R.C.A.
  • FRANK HANS JOHNSTON, O.S.A., A.R.C.A.

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FRANK HANS JOHNSTON, O.S.A., A.R.C.A.

THE WYE IN WINTER

oil on masonite
signed; titled on the artist’s label on the reverse
20 ins x 24 ins; 50.8 cms x 61 cms

Estimate $12,000-$15,000

Realised: $15,600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

Franz Johnston was one the most sought-after lyrical painters in Canada, making painting trips to northern Ontario and Quebec to study the various effects and qualities of light on snow. His skill at capturing light on snow was considered to be unsurpassed.

Provenance:

Private Collection, Ontario

Additional Info:

Department: Canadian Fine Art
Artist Groups: Group Of Seven
Medium: Paintings
Signed