Arthur Shilling Wanted for Purchase or Consignment

(1941 - 1986)

The work of painter and draughtsman Arthur Shilling is distinguished for flowering during the resurgence of First Nations artistic activity in the 1960s, yet employing none of the newly-flourishing styles. Instead, Shilling melded European influences into a unique expression of his Ojibwa worldview which would become increasingly important after he reached a personal turning point in 1980. Shilling was a natural colourist and continual experimenter, whose representational works - often portraits - were rendered with a vivid characteristic palette and later in formats which would transcend European conventions (i.e. multiple figures, totem formats). Shilling attended the New School of Art and the Ontario College of Art and in 1967, was presented with the Canadian Centennial Medal.

Consignments

We are currently seeking works by A. Shilling to be included in future collections. If you are interested in selling works by A. Shilling visit our valuation submission page for more information.

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Historical Sale Highlights

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The Hitler Line II
Charles Comfort
oil (36x42 inch) 1970
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Hooded Shaman
Norval Morrisseau
Acrylic (40x29.75 in) circa 1972-74
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Going to Sell the Wood
Allen Sapp
acrylic (30x48 in) 1972
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Spring Plowing
Manly MacDonald
oil (22x28 in) 1954
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Home for Christmas
Maud Lewis
Oil on board (11.25x12.5 in) circa 1958
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Untitled - Lake in Algonquin
Henry Thomson
oil on panel (10x12 in) 1930
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Smelt Fishers
Robert Pilot
oil on canvas (19.5x24 inch) 1956
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Sans Titre
Henriette Fauteux-Masse
oil (11.5x9 in) 1958
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Granite Ridge
Walter Joseph Phillips
watercolour (11x8.5 in) 1921
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Untitled (Landscape)
Alfred Joseph Casson
Watercolour (14.3x20.2 in) 1917
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