Franklin Carmichael R.C.A.

La Cloche, Burnt Foreground and Hills, c. 1940

watercolour and graphite on paper, double sided
11.5x13.25 in.
$88,000 CAD.

Roberts Gallery, Toronto

Born in Orillia, Ontario, he worked for his father who was a carriage maker and received a good part of his early training in design from him. He took painting lessons from Canon Greene (believed to be one of the parsons on which Stephen Leacock based the character of Dean…