Lawren Stewart Harris

WATERTOWER, CIRCA 1919

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LAWREN STEWART HARRIS

WATERTOWER, CIRCA 1919

inscribed “On Algoma Central Railroad Box Car Trip”
10.5 ins x 14 ins; 26.7 cms x 35.6 cms


November 19, 2018

Estimate $125,000-$175,000

Realised: $144,000

 

Price Realised: $144,000

This lot depicts a water tower on the siding of the Algoma Central Railway during one of the infamous “box car” trips which Lawren Harris (1885-1970) arranged for his painting friends. The water tower stands like a sentinel, foreshadowing other lone and imposing motifs Harris would favour in the coming years.

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