Rita Mount

Lake Louise

oil on board
9x11 in.
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500 CAD.

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Private collection
Alan Klinkhoff Gallery, Montreal

Rita Mount was trained in art from the young age of ten, and received instruction from many of the top institutions and instructors of her time, among those being leading Canadian landcape painter William Brymner. As an adult in the 1930s, Mount took multiple cross country trips, and in 1934, she travelled to Banff and the surrounding area. Mount was interested by cove and water scenes, and they brought her great review over the course of her career – it makes sense, as such, that she would focus on the serene Lake Louise on her journey into the Rockies, which she paints in all of its glistening blue glory.

A student of art from the age of 10, Rita Mount received extensive artistic training, studying at the Cercle Internationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris, the Art Association of Montreal under William Brymner (where she won a two-year scholarship), the Art Students’ League under Frank V. Du Mond, and taking courses…