Women in Art

March 0510, 2022
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LOT 430

Lot 430

Nina MAY Owens (1869-1959)

Nina MAY Owens (1869-1959)
Lot 430 Details
Nina MAY Owens (1869-1959), Canadian


Oil on canvas; signed lower left, signed verso
12 ins x 16 ins; 30.5 cms x 40.6 cms

Estimate $700-$900

Realised: $480
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Nina MAY Owens (1869-1959)
  • Nina MAY Owens (1869-1959)
  • Nina MAY Owens (1869-1959)
  • Nina MAY Owens (1869-1959)
  • Nina MAY Owens (1869-1959)

Prominent Private Collection of a former museum curator, Fredericton, NB


Nina May Owens was born in Quebec. She was a teacher and painter who continued to paint after she married. She married Owen Ernest Owens in 1891. Nina attended the Art Association of Montreal from 1909 to 1920 and had as classmates artists from the Beaver Hall Group. In 1918 Owens exhibited at the Royal Canadian Art exhibition and she exhibited regularly at Art Association of Montreal from 1910 to 1927. She died in Montreal on June 28, 1959. The Musée des Beaux-Arts de Sherbrooke held a retrospective exhibition of her works in 1992.


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LOT 430

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  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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