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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Shaman
Norval Morrisseau
Acrylic on paper (25.5x18 ) circa 1969
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Birch Trees
Thomas Harold Beament
oil on canvas (36x41 inch) 1925
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Early Spring
Vojtech Matousek
Oil on Panel (24x24 in) 2012
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Two Men Talking Together
Allen Sapp
Oil on Canvas (12x16 in)
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Canoe on Misty River
Frederick Arthur Verner
watercolour (10x19 inch) 1896
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Hauling Logs, Digby Harbour #2
Maud Lewis
Oil on Board (12x14 in) circa 1964
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Hilltop
Charles Comfort
watercolour (9x10 inch) 1925
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Grey. St Tite Des Caps
Alexander Young Jackson
oil on panel (8.5x10.5 in) 1946
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Porte St. Jean, Quebec
Robert Pilot
oil on panel (6.25x8.5 in) 1925
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L'Anse au Sable - On the Saguenay River
Robert Pilot
oil on canvas (28.25x36 inch) 1948
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