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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Whistler Passage
Robert Genn
Acrylic (20x24 in) 1993
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Magnetawan River
Alfred Joseph Casson
oil on panel (9.25x11.25 in) 1934
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Fairy Falls, Yoho Park
Robert Genn
Acrylic (20x24 in) 2013
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The Old Canadian Pioneer
Marc Aurele de Foy Suzor-Cote
bronze (15.75x9.25x17.5 in) 1912
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Untitled Prairie Scene
Ernest Lindner
watercolour (14x21 in) 1940
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Thunder Bay
Frederick Arthur Verner
Watercolour (12x25 in) 1883
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The Covered Bridge
Maud Lewis
Oil on board (11.75x13.75 in) circa 1960
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Sans Titre
Jean Paul Riopelle
Oil on Canvas (7.75x10.75 in) 1978
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Bonsecourt Market - Montreal
Kathleen Morris
oil (10x14 in) 1924
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The Long Summer of Tuk
Robert Genn
Acrylic (14x18 in)
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