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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Foret
Jean Paul Riopelle
oil on canvas (38x57.25 in) 1954
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St. Anne Ferry
Maud Lewis
oil on board (11.75x13.75 in) circa 1958
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Landscape with Two Sleighs
Maud Lewis
oil on panel (11.5x13.75 inch)
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Untitled Portrait
Norval Morrisseau
Acrylic (20.75x14.25 in) 1975
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Digby Harbour Village
Maud Lewis
Oil on Panel (11.75x14 in) circa 1966
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Cloche Hills
Alfred Joseph Casson
oil on panel (16x20 in) 1950
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Brooks Falls, Parry Sound
John William Beatty
oil on panel (10.5x13.75 in) 1932
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Houses, Winter, City Painting V
Lawren Harris
oil on canvas (42.75x50.25 in) 1920
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Il Tranquillo 4/7
Sorel Etrog
Bronze (21.5x14x10 in) 1968
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Boy With Bird Spirit
Norval Morrisseau
Acrylic on paper (27x19.25 in) circa 1969
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