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Cornelius David Krieghoff

Canada (1815 -  1872 ) Wikipedia® : Cornelius David Krieghoff
KRIEGHOFF Cornelius David On The St. Maurice

Auctionata /Apr 1, 2016
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Cornelius David Krieghoff -  Indian Hunters Crossing A Winter Clearing At Sunset

Cornelius David Krieghoff - Indian Hunters Crossing A Winter Clearing At Sunset

Original 1860
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Cornelius David Krieghoff 1815 - 1872 Canadian Indian Hunters Crossing a Winter Clearing at Sunset oil on canvas circa 1860 signed and inscribed "Quebec" and on verso inscribed "1164-46/Y221" and "CR00169-#1" on the gallery label 13 1/4 x 18 in 33.7 x 45.7cm Provenance: Kenneth G. Heffel Fine Art Inc., Vancouver Private Collection, Vancouver Sold sale of Fine Canadian Art, Heffel Fine Art Auction House, November 7, 1996, lot 80 Private Collection, Vancouver Literature: J. Russell Harper, Krieghoff, 1979, same view with two of the same figures in the painting reproduced, page 102, plate 94, and reproduced front cover Cornelius Krieghoff captured iconic images of early Quebec, depicting the lives of the habitants, British visitors and First Nations people. Significantly, the first book on Krieghoff was produced in 1948 by ethnologist and folklorist Marius Barbeau, an important early documenter of native stories, songs and social organization. The subject of native peoples was so important to Krieghoff that it composed one-third of his oeuvre. In this stunning winter scene we see Krieghoff’s fine European techniques in his depiction of the sky, infused with exquisite pastel tones in the layers of clouds, which culminate in a golden glow. The painting is finely detailed, from the softly brushed pastel-tinted snow to the authentic details of the hunters' clothing and the sled they pull for the transport of game. Krieghoff was well acquainted with activities such as this, as First Nations men often acted as guides on hunting expeditions he was a part of, and he admired the way they lived in harmony with their environment. Notably, J. Russell Harper included a very similar scene on the front cover of his 1979 book Krieghoff.
Cornelius David Krieghoff - Indian Wigwam In Lower Canada

Cornelius David Krieghoff - Indian Wigwam In Lower Canada

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CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF FOUR LITHOGRAPHS: INDIAN WIGWAM IN LOWER CANADA; SLEDGE RACE NEAR MONTREAL; PLACE D’’ARMES, MONTREAL; FRENCH CANADIAN HABITANTS PLAYING AT CARDS lithographs, printed in colours and mounted to canvas, printed by A. Borum, Munich each 14.5 ins x 20.5 ins; 36.8 cms x 52.1 cms Provenance: Private Collection, Manotick Literature: Marius Barbeau, Cornelius Krieghoff, Pioneer Painter of Canada
Cornelius David Krieghoff - Niagara Falls At Sunset

Cornelius David Krieghoff - Niagara Falls At Sunset

Original c.1848
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Lot number: 311
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Cornelius David Krieghoff 1815 - 1872 Canadian Niagara Falls at Sunset oil on canvas signed and on verso titled and dated circa 1848 on the Watson Art Galleries letter 13 3/4 x 18 1/2 in 34.9 x 47cm Provenance: Collection of W.W.C. Wilson Watson Art Galleries, Montreal Private Collection, Toronto On verso of this work is a letter from William Watson of Watson Art Galleries regarding this painting. The letter states that this work is one of two known paintings of Niagara Falls by Cornelius Krieghoff. Please note: this work is unframed.
Cornelius David Krieghoff - On The St. Maurice

Cornelius David Krieghoff - On The St. Maurice

Original 1854
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Lot number: 21
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Provenance Walter H. Millen Esq. Private Collection, Canada Exhibited Casa Loma Toronto, “Catalogue of the Walter H. Milton Collection of Canadiana”, May-July 1938, no. 151. Condition Lined. Surface of painting is stable and slightly abraded. Under the UV light, scattered retouching throughout trees, addressing some previous paint loss. Cornelius Krieghoff (Canadian, 1815-1872) Born in Amsterdam in 1815, Cornelius Krieghoff learned painting and music from his father initially and then entered the Academy of Fine Arts in Germany about 1830. Krieghoff emigrated to New York and joined the United States Army in 1837, then moved to Montreal in 1840, where he started to work as an artist. Krieghoff is known for his paintings of Canadian landscapes and outdoor lives, and he regularly exhibited in L’’’’Art Francais in Montreal. His works were issued by Canada Post as stamps in 1972. Cornelius Krieghoff, On the St. Maurice, Oil on Canvas, 1854 Oil on Canvas Canada, 1854 ‘On the St. Maurice, Quebec’’’’ Signed and dated ‘C Krieghoff. 1854’’’’ Framed Dimensions: 15 x 19 in. (38 x 48 ¼) Good condition
Cornelius David Krieghoff - Indian Camp

Cornelius David Krieghoff - Indian Camp

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Lot number: 55
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CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF INDIAN CAMP oil on canvas 13 ins x 18.75 ins; 33 cms x 47.6 cms Provenance: Senator John Wilson, Ontario Edward Bayley, Toronto, nephew of Senator Wilson (by descent) Miss Geneva Jackson, Kitchener Carroll Fine Arts Limited, Toronto Kaspar Gallery, Toronto Private Collection, Toronto Exhibited: Exhibition of Cornelius Krieghoff, The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1934
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