Andrew Brown Wanted for Purchase or Consignment

(1879 - 1962)

Captain Andrew Brown was born in the year 1879. In Haida his name was Owt'iwans, meant 'big eagle', which was inherited from his grandfather of small Hippa Island. Andrew himself came from Yan. He carved many great canoes, and totems earning him a nickname 'Captain' which he put in front of his English given name Andrew Brown. He carved a great many poles in his lifetime amongst many other items, and because of his interesting character people wanted them signed. A great many of his poles remain that are easy to identify as his because of the signed backs or bottoms. He passed away in 1962 at the age of 83.

Historical Sale Highlights

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Thunder Bay
Frederick Arthur Verner
Watercolour (12x25 in) 1883
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Crow’s Island
Walter Joseph Phillips
Woodblock (10.5x5 in) 1919
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Harbour Scene
Maud Lewis
oil on board (11.75x13.5 in) 1959
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Summer Idyll 36/100
Walter Joseph Phillips
wood block prints (21.75x12.25 in) 1926
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Eskimo Hunter and Seal
Leo Mol
Porcelain (9x5.5x3.5 in) 1958
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Fort Garry
Lionel Stephenson
oil on panel (12x18.25 in) 1859
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Samburu (Mother and Child) 2/5
Sorel Etrog
Painted Bronze (72x32x17.5 in) 1971-72
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Sara in a Serious Mode
Robert Genn
Acrylic (14x18 in) 1982
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La Malbaie
Albert Robinson
oil on panel (11.25x13 in) 1926
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Port Caldwell, Lake Superior
Lawren Harris
oil (12x15 in) 1923
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