Paul Peel R.C.A.

Little Marie

oil on canvas
11.75x8 in.
$34,000 Cdn.

signed P. Peel lower right

Margaret Peel, daughter of the artist;
Waddington’s, Toronto, December 1936, one of 11 works sold by the family;
Private collection, Doursview, Ontario, by descent;
Masters Gallery Ltd., Calgary;
Private collection, Calgary

Paul Peel, figure painter (b at London, Canada 7 Nov 1860; d at Paris, France 11 Oct 1892). He spent his formative student years learning the academic style at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, with the great American figure painter Thomas Eakins, and at the Royal Academy…