Item PDP00545 - Sea and Sky

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Sea and Sky

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Sea and Sky, Juan de Fuca Straits from foot of Douglas Street.

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Emily Carr

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  • Parallel titles and other title information: Title probably applied by Flora Burns or Patricia Keir, 1945. It was cited as such in the acquisition correspondence.
  • Statements of responsibility: Signed M. Emily Carr on lower left front.

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  • 1933 (Creation)

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1 painting : oil on paper on board; 57.4 cm x 88 cm.

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Purchased from the estate of Emily Carr by Flora Hamilton Burns for her sister, Patricia Keir, 1945. See letter dated May 1945 from Flora Hamilton Burns to Patricia Keir in 92-5868.

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one framed oil on paper painting mounted on board.

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Purchased using funds from the BC Cultural Fund for the Provincial Archives collection from Miss Flora Hamilton Burns, through her brother, Mr. T.H. Burns, 1974.


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Archives code(s): PDP00545;

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1977-1991. Various exhibitions at the Emily Carr Gallery, B.C. Archives, 1107 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC.
1982. Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.
1990-1991. The Logic of Ecstasy organized by the London Regional Art and Historical Museums (Museum London) travelling to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, the Edmonton Art Gallery, the Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton and the Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax.
1992. Light Swooping Through, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.
1997. Three West Coast Women at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, BC.
2001-2002 Emily Carr: Eccentric, Artist, Author, Genius, Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria.
2004. Emily Carr a Modern Artist. Courtenay and District Museum and Paleontology Centre, Courtenay, BC.
2009. The Other Emily Carr. Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria
2017. Mystical Landscapes: Masterpieces from Monet, Van Gogh and more. Art Gallery of Ontario in partnership with the Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France.

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signed M. Emily Carr and dated lower left front

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  • Box: PDP00545