Item PDP02146 - Yan, Q.C.I.

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Yan, Q.C.I.

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Emily Carr

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  • Source of title proper: Inscription including date of 1912 on lower right front.
  • Statements of responsibility: Signed M. Emily Carr on lower right front.

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  • 1912 (Creation)

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1 painting: oil on board; 106.7 cm x 45.7 cm.

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This painting was in the studio of Emily Carr at the time of her death in 1945.

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The item consists of an oil on canvas painting titled "Yan Q.C.I." dating 1912 set within a wooden frame designed by Lawren Harris affixed by the executors of Carr's estate.

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


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This item is one of seven paintings purchased from the estate by the Province in 1945.
PDP00583, PDP0589, PDP00586, PDP00633, PDP00635, PDP00636, PDP02145, PDP002146.

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Archives code(s): PDP02146

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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.
2010. Intimate Glimpses: The Early Years of Emily Carr, Royal British Columbia Museum, Wing Sang Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

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This painting is the finished oil based on Carr's field sketch of 1912 PDP00667.

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  • Box: PDP02146