Item PDP10284 - Giant's Castle Mountain

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Giant's Castle Mountain

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  • Continuation of title: from the farm of A. L. Fortune, head of navigation on the Spallumcheen River, B.C., October 6, 1882
  • Source of title proper: Titled based on affixed 1883 exhibition label on verso

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  • 1883 (Creation)

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1 painting : oil on canvas ; 40 x 56.5cm

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Purchased by RBCM in 2018.

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Item consists of 1 oil painting by Grafton Tyler Brown depicting the farm of Alexander Leslie Fortune in Enderby, BC. Brown served as an expedition artist for the Amos Bowman Geological Survey in British Columbia, during which time he created sketches which he later painted. In 1883, Brown created 22 paintings based on the sketches he made during this Survey, and these paintings were exhibited in Victoria during the same year. This painting was #22 in that series.

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Accession number: 2018.67

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GT Brown, 1883 (lower left corner)

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Painting is framed in a gilt wood and composite frame. Dimensions: 59 x 84.8cm.

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