Item PDP00583 - Skidigate [Sic]

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Skidigate [Sic]

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  • graphic material

Parallel title

Skidegate, Q.C.I.

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Queen Charlotte Islands, now known as Haida Gwaii.

Title statements of responsibility

Emily Carr

Title notes

  • Parallel titles and other title information: Parallel title applied as early as 1961, see catalogue for Newcombe collection exhibition 1962.
  • Source of title proper: "Skidigate" written by artist on lower right front

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  • 1912 (Creation)

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Physical description

1 painting : oil on canvas; 95.3 cm. x 31.5 cm.

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Estate of the artist, Victoria, 1945

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The item consists of an oil on canvas painting set within a wooden frame designed by Lawren Harris affixed by the executors of Carr's estate.

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Purchased from the estate of the artist by the Government of British Columbia, 1945.


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PDP000652 is the preliminary sketch.
This item is one of seven paintings purchased from the estate by the Province in 1945.
PDP00583, PDP00586, PDP00633, PDP00635, PDP00636, PDP02145, PDP002146.

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General note

Archives code(s): PDP00583.

General note

1962. The World of Emily Carr a new exhibition of her paintings from the Newcombe Collection, Hudson's Bay Company, Victoria and Vancouver.
1977-1991. Various exhibitions at the Emily Carr Gallery, B.C. Archives, 1107 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC.
1998-1999. Emily Carr: Art & Process organized by the Vancouver Art Gallery travelling to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and the Kamloops Art Gallery.
2001-2002 Emily Carr: Eccentric, Artist, Author, Genius, Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria.
2009. The Other Emily Carr. Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria.
2010. Intimate Glimpses: The Early Years of Emily Carr, Royal British Columbia Museum, Wing Sang Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

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Titled, dated 1912 and signed M. Emily Carr lower right front. "Skidigate" misspelled by artist. Carr's spelling of placenames is often archaic.

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  • Box: PDP00583