F.S. Coburn R.C.A.

Gladioli in a Vase, 1916

oil on canvas
18x15 in.
$12,500 Cdn.

signed lower right, dated Aug. 30th, 1916 to verso

Watson Art Galleries, Montreal;
Galerie Walter Klinkhoff, Montreal;
Masters Gallery, Ltd., Calgary;
Private collection, Toronto

F.S. Coburn was born on March 18, 1871, in the small village of Upper Melbourne in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, about 90 miles southeast of Montreal. In the close-knit community of his youth, his talent quickly became conspicuous. Soon after enrolling in the Council of Arts and Manufactures school in Montreal…