Emily Coonan

Still Life, 1942

oil on canvas
21x18 in.

signed E Coonan lower left
signed, titled and dated on label to verso

Private collection, Toronto
Sale of Sotheby’s Toronto, Canadian Art, May 26, 2011, lot 79;
Private collection, Toronto


Emily Geraldine Coonan was born in the Pointe St. Charles district of Montreal. Coonan began her art studies at the age of thirteen, at Montreal’s Conseil des arts et manufactures. She studied at the Art Association of Montreal with William Brymner (1905-09), winning first prize in 1907. She exhibited at…