Adam Sherriff Scott collection [graphic material]
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Adam Sherriff Scott collection [graphic material]Niveau hiérarchique :CollectionDate :1887-1980.Référence :R10488-0-1-EGenre de documents :ArtTrouvé dans :Archives / Collections et fondsNo d’identification :202202Contexte de cette notice :
Notice descriptive – DétailsCollection comprend :14 description(s) de niveau inférieurVoir description(s) de niveau inférieurDate(s) :1887-1980.Lieu de création :CanadaÉtendue :10 paintings oil on canvas.
3 prints 2 engraving, hand-coloured half tone, 1 offset lithograph.
2 watercolours watercolour over pencil.Langue du document :anglaisLangue du document additionnelle :anglaisPortée et contenu :Collection consists of: oil paintings entitled "Champlain builds a wall at Montreal" and "Entry of the British troops into Montreal", "Madame Champlain teaching Indian Children", 1620, "Postal Service in Pioneer Canada", "The Fate of the Defendants of Fort La Tour", 1645. "The Peddler, an authentic incident of the pioneer days in Upper Canada" as well as an oil on canvas self-portrait three untitled portraits of Inuit; two watercolours entitled "Elmwood School, Rockliffe, Ottawa" and "Parliament Hill - 1932", all by Adam Sherriff Scott.
Collection also contains prints of "Champlain building a wall at Montreal", by Adam Sherriff Scott, "Royal William", by Adam Sherriff Scott, possibly a commission for the Royal Bank of Canada in commemoration of the centenary of transatlantic steam navigation.Provenance :Biographie/Histoire administrative :Scott, Adam Sherriff, 1887-1980 : Adam Sherriff Scott (born Perth, Scotland 1887, died Montreal, Quebec 1980) studied art at the Edinburgh School of Art and emigrated to Canada in 1911 or 1912. He was a portrait painter as well as a landscape artist,but is best-known for his series of historical paintings of Canada, which he executed for Canadian Pacific, Royal Bank, and for the Public Archives of Canada.Instrument de recherche :Information additionnelle :Note générale :Received in 1931, 1932, 1937, from Adam Sherriff Scott, Montreal, Quebec; G.H. MacKimmie, Montreal, Quebec in 1932; Dr. Arthur Doughty, Ottawa, Ontario in 1934. The Adam Sheriff Scott self-portrait was purchased by Stephen Chizick from a descendant of the artist. The three Inuit portraits were donated to Library and Archvies Canada by a private donor in 2011.Groupes de documents reliés :Pertinent information available in RG 37 C Vol. 340 File 1931-161.Source :Privé
Pour réserver ou acheter des documentsModalités d'utilisation :Paintings:No restrictions on use. Various copyrights. Credit: National Archives of Canada.
Prints: No restrictions on use. Copyright expired; Crown copyright on reproductions. Credit: National Archives of Canada.
Watercolours: No restrictions on use. Copyright held by estate of Adam Sherriff Scott; Crown copyright on reproductions. Credit: National Archives of Canada.
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