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Lot #142

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Untitled - Edge of Town
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1879
Size 6 x 10.5 in. / 15.2 x 26.7 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower left; framed; minor yellowing noted

Provenance
The Print Room, Toronto, label verso; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$800-$1,200

Sold
CAD $1,112
2022/04/24
#104 ~ Verner - Untitled - Ontario Landscape
#104 ~ Verner - Untitled - Ontario Landscape
Lot #104

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Untitled - Ontario Landscape
Media oil on canvas
Size 8 x 11 in. / 20.3 x 27.9 cm.

Notes
signed with initials lower right; framed; minor rubs on frame noted

Provenance
from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$900-$1,200

Sold
CAD $1,346
2019/04/14
#1339 ~ Verner - Scotch Mill Near Calender
#1339 ~ Verner - Scotch Mill Near Calender
Lot #1339

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Scotch Mill Near Calender
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1896
Size 9.75 x 13.5 in. / 24.8 x 34.3 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; titled verso; unframed

Provenance
Region Fine Art, Manitoba, label verso
Estimate CAD$500-$700

Sold
CAD $527
2018/12/01
#1340 ~ Verner - River Rapids
#1340 ~ Verner - River Rapids
Lot #1340

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title River Rapids
Media watercolour on paper
Size 5.25 x 9 in. / 13.3 x 22.9 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; bears title on plaque; framed

Provenance
Gainsborough Gallery, Calgary, label verso; from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$300-$400

Sold
CAD $246
2018/12/01
#109 ~ Verner - Untitled - Sheep in the Forest
#109 ~ Verner - Untitled - Sheep in the Forest
Lot #109

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Untitled - Sheep in the Forest
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1903
Size 12.75 x 19.75 in. / 32.4 x 50.2 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; framed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$1,200-$1,500

Sold
CAD $878
2017/04/23
#104 ~ Verner - Mic Mac Harvest Quebec, 1878
#104 ~ Verner - Mic Mac Harvest Quebec, 1878
Lot #104

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Mic Mac Harvest Quebec, 1878
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1878
Size 14.5 x 26.5 x 1 in. / 36.8 x 67.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; titled on plaque; framed

Reference
see sketch from the N.G.C. collection in The Last Buffalo, pg.56 titled Mic Mac Huts Near Riviere du Loup, 1876

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$4,000-$5,000

Sold
CAD $6,552
2013/11/03
#121 ~ Verner - Village Near Flushing, Holland
#121 ~ Verner - Village Near Flushing, Holland
Lot #121

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Village Near Flushing, Holland
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1886
Size 8.75 x 21 x 1 in. / 22.2 x 53.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; bears title on label verso; framed

Provenance
private collection, Winnipeg
Estimate CAD$1,200-$1,500

Sold
CAD $1,112
2013/04/21
#122 ~ Verner - Untitled - Village with Sheep
#122 ~ Verner - Untitled - Village with Sheep
Lot #122

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Untitled - Village with Sheep
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1896
Size 9.5 x 19.5 x 1 in. / 24.1 x 49.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; framed with archival mat

Provenance
Dominion Corinth Galleries, Ottawa, label verso; private collection, Winnipeg
Estimate CAD$1,200-$1,500

Sold
CAD $936
2013/04/21
#123 ~ Verner - Untitled - Path in the Woods
#123 ~ Verner - Untitled - Path in the Woods
Lot #123

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Untitled - Path in the Woods
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1890
Size 19.25 x 12.25 x 1 in. / 48.9 x 31.1 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; framed

Provenance
private collection, Winnipeg
Estimate CAD$1,200-$1,500

Sold
CAD $936
2013/04/21
#102 ~ Verner - Untitled - The Old Cottages
#102 ~ Verner - Untitled - The Old Cottages
Lot #102

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Untitled - The Old Cottages
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1906
Size 8.75 x 12.75 x 1 in. / 22.2 x 32.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; framed with archival mat

Estimate CAD$1,500-$2,000

Sold
CAD $1,287
2012/11/04
#118 ~ Verner - Bison Mid-day
#118 ~ Verner - Bison Mid-day
Lot #118

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Bison Mid-day
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1903
Size 13.5 x 20.25 x 1 in. / 34.3 x 51.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; signed, titled and artist's number 'NO. 49' verso; framed

Provenance
The Art Emporium, Vancouver, label verso; Fraser / Spafford Ricci Conservation label, verso
Estimate CAD$8,000-$10,000

Sold
CAD $7,605
2009/11/15
#119 ~ Verner - Untitled - An Old Dutch Village
#119 ~ Verner - Untitled - An Old Dutch Village
Lot #119

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Untitled - An Old Dutch Village
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1886
Size 11.25 x 19.25 x 1 in. / 28.6 x 48.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; archival mat

Provenance
private collection, Florida
Estimate CAD$1,200-$1,500

Sold
CAD $936
2009/11/15
#120 ~ Verner - Untitled - Harvest Scene
#120 ~ Verner - Untitled - Harvest Scene
Lot #120

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Untitled - Harvest Scene
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1886
Size 7 x 10.75 x 1 in. / 17.8 x 27.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; archival mat

Provenance
private collection, Florida
Estimate CAD$900-$1,200

Sold
CAD $1,053
2009/11/15
#134 ~ Verner - Beech Tree, Burham, England
#134 ~ Verner - Beech Tree, Burham, England
Lot #134

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Beech Tree, Burham, England
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1917
Size 9.5 x 6.5 x 1 in. / 24.1 x 16.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; bears title on label verso; framed with archival mat

Provenance
private collection, Banff
Estimate CAD$1,200-$1,500

Sold
CAD $1,170
2008/11/16
#121 ~ Verner - Sunset Stroll Through a Village
#121 ~ Verner - Sunset Stroll Through a Village
Lot #121

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Sunset Stroll Through a Village
Media watercolour on paper
Size 5.5 x 11.25 x 1 in. / 14 x 28.6 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; bears title on label verso

Reference
see The Last Buffalo page 85 for View of Sandwich painted in 1879 before Verner moved to England

Provenance
Collector's Gallery, Calgary, label verso
Estimate CAD$1,500-$1,750

Sold
CAD $1,265
2005/04/17
#143 ~ Verner - The Portage
#143 ~ Verner - The Portage
Lot #143

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title The Portage
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1902
Size 12.25 x 24.5 x 1 in. / 31.1 x 62.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; signed, titled and inscribed 'No. 57' on backing; laid down on paper board

Reference
another watercolour of the same title in National Gallery of Canada collection dated 1880 although a different format [6.75 x 8.75 inches], illustrated pg.108

Provenance
MacKenzie & Co., Toronto, label verso; ex-collection Sam Livingston family, Calgary and by descent
Estimate CAD$6,000-$8,000

Sold
CAD $10,925
2003/11/23
#144 ~ Verner - November Morning
#144 ~ Verner - November Morning
Lot #144

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title November Morning
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1898
Size 13.75 x 20.5 x 1 in. / 34.9 x 52.1 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; laid down on paper board

Estimate CAD$3,000-$3,500

Sold
CAD $2,760
2003/11/23
#145 ~ Verner - Burnham Beeches
#145 ~ Verner - Burnham Beeches
Lot #145

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Burnham Beeches
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1902
Size 14 x 10 x 1 in. / 35.6 x 25.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; bears title verso

Reference
a watercolour titled 'Old Beech Tree' was exhibited with the R.C.A. as well as 'Burnham Common' exhibited with the Montreal Museum of Fine Art, both in 1903

Provenance
Marcel Art Frames, Montreal, label verso
Estimate CAD$1,400-$1,600

Sold
CAD $1,150
2003/11/23
#121 ~ Verner - Untitled - Walking Home
#121 ~ Verner - Untitled - Walking Home
Lot #121

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Untitled - Walking Home
Media watercolour on paper
Dated ca.  1897
Size 4.5 x 8.5 x 1 in. / 11.4 x 21.6 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower left

Estimate CAD$1,400-$1,600

Sold
CAD $1,495
2003/10/05
#117 ~ Verner - Autumn near Sandwich
#117 ~ Verner - Autumn near Sandwich
Lot #117

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Autumn near Sandwich
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1904
Size 9.75 x 20 x 1 in. / 24.8 x 50.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower left; titled verso; archival mat

Provenance
Heritage Antiques Gallery, Calgary, label verso
Estimate CAD$2,000-$3,000

Sold
CAD $1,725
2003/04/13
#106 ~ Verner - Foreland, North Devon
#106 ~ Verner - Foreland, North Devon
Lot #106

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Foreland, North Devon
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 188?
Size 8.75 x 15.5 x 1 in. / 22.2 x 39.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, and indistinctly dated and inscribed lower left; laid down on paper board; archival mat

Reference
possibly the painting sold at M.Hicks & Co. a Montreal auction in 1882, see The Last Buffalo pg.164; painting with same title also exhibited with the R.C.A. in 1883

Estimate CAD$1,400-$1,800

Sold
CAD $1,035
2002/12/01
#118 ~ Verner - Portrait of Young Ivy
#118 ~ Verner - Portrait of Young Ivy
Lot #118

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Portrait of Young Ivy
Media oil on canvas board
Dated 1875
Size 35.75 x 27.75 x 1 in. / 90.8 x 70.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right

Reference
Joan Murray writes ‘1875 was an important year in Verner’s work. 1874 was the first year he called himself an artist in the city census ... The young sitter, a girl, holds a flower - probably it is a reference to the sitter’s name. Verner’s second sister, Alicia [1839-1922] married Dr. John Coventry and had a daughter named Ivy Godiva Coventry. ... child might be about the right age for this picture.’ [from a letter from Joan Murray to the consignor, copy included with lot]; see The Last Buffalo, by J.Murray pg.63 for her description of the artist’s life at this time

Estimate CAD$4,500-$6,500

Sold
CAD $3,450
2002/04/14
#207 ~ Verner - Untitled - Sheep in Pasture
#207 ~ Verner - Untitled - Sheep in Pasture
Lot #207

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Untitled - Sheep in Pasture
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1903
Size 13 x 20 x 1 in. / 33 x 50.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; minor scratch lower centre

Provenance
Loch Mayberry Gallery, Winnipeg, label verso; ex-collection Jean Clarke, Conquest Art, Calgary
Estimate CAD$1,500-$2,000

Sold
CAD $1,725
2000/11/05
#173 ~ Verner - Indians Loading Freight Canoes
#173 ~ Verner - Indians Loading Freight Canoes
Lot #173

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Indians Loading Freight Canoes
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1899
Size 12.75 x 24.5 x 1 in. / 32.4 x 62.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; bears on label verso

Provenance
Laing Galleries, Toronto, and Warwick Gallery, Vancouver, labels verso
Estimate CAD$10,000-$12,000

Sold
CAD $9,200
1999/11/01
#155 ~ Verner - Untitled - Mountain Falls
#155 ~ Verner - Untitled - Mountain Falls
Lot #155

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Untitled - Mountain Falls
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1893
Size 10 x 16 x 1 in. / 25.4 x 40.6 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; archival mat front and back; TO BE FRAMED

Reference
the artist had returned from England in 1893 and even opened a studio in Chicago that year; the same year he was accepted as an Associate of the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts

Provenance
purchased in England
Estimate CAD$2,500-$3,500

Sold
CAD $1,100
1999/05/03
#337 ~ Verner - November Morning
#337 ~ Verner - November Morning
Lot #337

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title November Morning
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1898
Size 13.75 x 20.5 x 1 in. / 34.9 x 52.1 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; laid down on paperboard

Estimate CAD$5,000-$7,000

Sold
CAD $3,300
1998/11/02
#331 ~ Verner - Untitled - Buffalo in Winter
#331 ~ Verner - Untitled - Buffalo in Winter
Lot #331

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Untitled - Buffalo in Winter
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1899
Size 12.25 x 25.25 x 1 in. / 31.1 x 64.1 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right

Reference
the artist exhibited Buffalo Winter, catalogue # 169 with Toronto Industrial Exhibition, Toronto, 1899

Provenance
private collection, Toronto
Estimate CAD$8,000-$12,000

Sold
CAD $9,350
1998/05/04
#332 ~ Verner - Buffalo Sunset
#332 ~ Verner - Buffalo Sunset
Lot #332

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Buffalo Sunset
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1893
Size 12.5 x 20 x 1 in. / 31.8 x 50.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; signed and titled verso; bears inscription '#22' verso

Provenance
private collection, Toronto
Estimate CAD$7,000-$9,000

Sold
CAD $4,950
1998/05/04
#313 ~ Verner - Beech Woods
#313 ~ Verner - Beech Woods
Lot #313

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Beech Woods
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1902
Size 19.25 x 12.5 x 1 in. / 48.9 x 31.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; titled and inscribed 'No. 69' verso;

Reference
artist exhibited 'Old Beech Tree' with the R.C.A. in 1903 [catalogue #196B]

Estimate CAD$1,500-$2,000

Sold
CAD $3,025
1997/11/03
#314 ~ Verner - Untitled - Fall Landscape
#314 ~ Verner - Untitled - Fall Landscape
Lot #314

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Untitled - Fall Landscape
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1898
Size 20 x 12.5 x 1 in. / 50.8 x 31.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right

Reference
see The Last Buffalo, by J.Murray, pg.142 for discussion of this time period and sketch of Lucius O'Brien done when he visited the artist in England; Verner's work was exhibited with the R.C.A., the O.S.A., the Toronto Industrial Exhibition as well as in Hamilton

Estimate CAD$1,500-$2,000

Sold
CAD $825
1997/11/03
Lot #389

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Untitled - Loading the Canoe
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1913
Size 21.25 x 29.75 x 1 in. / 54 x 75.6 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; Denglas; archival backing

Reference
in The Last Buffalo, by J. Murray, pg.56 says 'Often Verner's use of man, woman and child recalls nativity scenes of earlier art... the life of the Ojibway the canoe was the most important feature.'

Provenance
private collection, Toronto
Estimate CAD$12,500-$15,000

Sold
CAD $16,500
1996/04/29
Lot #422

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Trinity Church, Stratford-on-Avon
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1893
Size 12.75 x 19.75 x 1 in. / 32.4 x 50.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; bears title and 'No.6' verso; laid down on paperboard

Provenance
purchased from the artist; by descent to present collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$5,000-$7,000

Sold
CAD $3,630
1995/05/01
#329 ~ Verner - Burnham Beeches
#329 ~ Verner - Burnham Beeches
Lot #329

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Burnham Beeches
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1902
Size 14 x 10 x 1 in. / 35.6 x 25.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; bears title verso

Reference
a watercolour titled 'Old Beech Tree' was exhibited with the R.C.A. as well as 'Burnham Common' exhibited with the Montreal Museum of Fine Art both in 1903

Provenance
Marcel Art Frames, Montreal, label verso
Estimate CAD$1,800-$2,200

Sold
CAD $1,320
1994/11/01
#330 ~ Verner - Near Burnham
#330 ~ Verner - Near Burnham
Lot #330

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Near Burnham
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1882
Size 6 x 10.75 x 1 in. / 15.2 x 27.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; bears title verso; laid down on mat board

Reference
unfortunately for the artist, the auction raised only $175 but he was still able to get married

Provenance
Gemst Bros. Art Dealers, Montreal, label verso; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$800-$1,000

Sold
CAD $825
1994/11/01
#331 ~ Verner - A Muddy Road
#331 ~ Verner - A Muddy Road
Lot #331

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title A Muddy Road
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1882
Size 6 x 10.5 x 1 in. / 15.2 x 26.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; bears title verso; laid down on mat board

Reference
in 1882 Verner held an auction in Montreal to raise money for his marriage; 'A Muddy Road' listed as being sold [lot #120]; see The Last Buffalo, by J.Murray, pg.165

Provenance
Gemst Bros. Art Dealers, Montreal, label verso; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$800-$1,000

Sold
CAD $825
1994/11/01
#213 ~ Verner - Indians in a Canoe, 1880
#213 ~ Verner - Indians in a Canoe, 1880
Lot #213

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Indians in a Canoe, 1880
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1880
Size 13.75 x 23 x 1 in. / 34.9 x 58.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; titled on label verso; hinged along top; this was a popular image for Verner. Joan Murray illustrates three images in her book - the Glenbow collection is the earliest

Reference
dated 1877 and titled Indians in a Canoe, Lake of the Woods. 'Verner's on his arrival in England was this painting The Upper Ottawa, which he showed at the Royal Academy' oil on canvas 32 x 60 inches

Provenance
Laing Galleries, Toronto, label verso; private collection, Rexdale, Ontario
Estimate CAD$12,000-$16,000

Sold
CAD $12,100
1993/04/26
#339 ~ Verner - Untitled - Forest View
#339 ~ Verner - Untitled - Forest View
Lot #339

Artist Frederick Arthur Verner
Title Untitled - Forest View
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1912
Size 14 x 10 x 1 in. / 35.6 x 25.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right

Provenance
Matthews Picture Frame Moulding label verso
Estimate CAD$2,500-$3,500

Sold
CAD $1,980
1992/01/20

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