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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Oxen on Bridge
Maud Lewis
Oil on Board (11.75x13.75 in) circa 1958
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Sedna
John Pangnark
Soapstone (6.5x4x5 in) circa 1965
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Lugtamon Mountain - Jasper
Robert Lougheed
oil (10x20 in) 1972
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Counterlight on the Jasper Parkway
Robert Genn
Acrylic (11x14 in) 2011
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Poplar Bay, LOTW 56/100
Walter Joseph Phillips
Woodblock (9.25x13 in)
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Fence Near a Haystack
Allen Sapp
acrylic on canvas (24x18 in) 1971
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Almost Home with a Load of Wood
Allen Sapp
acrylic (24x30 in) 1990
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Tom Lamb 7/15
Leo Mol
bronze (59x58x14 in) 1977
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Bear Spirit
Norval Morrisseau
acrylic (42x42 inch) 1970
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Sunset after Storm
Frederick Varley
oil on panel (12x15.5 inch) 1925
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