Artwork by Yvonne McKague Housser,  Cap Chat River

Yvonne McKague Housser
Cap Chat River

oil on board
signed and titled on the exhibition label on the reverse
19 x 25.5 ins ( 48.3 x 64.8 cms )

Sold for $4,400.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Acquired directly from the artist
By descent to the present Private Collection, Toronto
Canadian Group of Painters, Art Association of Montreal, 1949

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Yvonne McKague Housser
(1898 - 1996) Canadian Group of Painters, OSA, RCA

Born Muriel Yvonne McKague, the artist began studying at the Ontario College of Art at the age of sixteen, going on to work for F. H. Varley and Arthur Lismer as their teaching assistant before heading to Europe to continue her studies. She first exhibited in 1923 at the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, participated in three Group of Seven exhibits, and had two exhibitions at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. While initially a follower of the Group of Seven, she later became interested in abstraction and exhibited with Rody Kenny Courtice, Bobs Cogill Haworth and Isabel McLaughlin.