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
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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