Florence Carlyle R.C.A.

Le Printemps de la Vie

oil on canvas
42x24 in.

Haynes Art Gallery, Toronto;
Private collection, Ontario;
Sale of Heffel Fine Art, Saturday, May 27, 2017, lot 506;
Private collection, Toronto;



In 1867 Florence Carlyle’s family moved to Woodstock, Ontario, where in later years her mother arranged art classes, inviting Paul Peel to teach. Peel encouraged Carlyle to continue her studies in France. Carlyle traveled there with Peel, and studied for six years with T. Robert-Fleury, Jules Lefebvre, Adolphe Bouguereau, Julius…