The world’s premier auctions
 
 
WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
WE'VE CHANGED OUR NAME
is now
 
To celebrate, we’ve enhanced our site with
larger images and browsing by category to help
you easily find what you’re passionate about.
Remember to update your bookmarks.
Get Started »
 
Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations.
Show translation options

Lot 58: Canadian Art HENRY DANIEL THIELCKE (1788/89-1874) PORTRAIT PAIR: SAMUEL WENTWORTH MONK (1792-1865); and MRS. SAMUEL WENTWORTH MONK (n‚e ANNE AMELIA GUGY) each titled on plaques recto; the latter inscribed on the reverse on the canvas. Note on the

Important Canadian Art

by Ritchies Inc.

November 22, 2004

Toronto, ON, Canada

Past Lot
Looking for the realized and estimated price?

Description: Canadian Art HENRY DANIEL THIELCKE (1788/89-1874) PORTRAIT PAIR: SAMUEL WENTWORTH MONK (1792-1865); and MRS. SAMUEL WENTWORTH MONK (n‚e ANNE AMELIA GUGY) each titled on plaques recto; the latter inscribed on the reverse on the canvas. Note on the original canvas: "Mrs. Wentworth-Monk nee Anne-Amelia Gugy" two oils on canvas each approximately 74.2 by 61 cm. 29 by 24 in. English-born Thielcke advertised his services as a miniature and portrait painter in Quebec thoughout most of the 1830's and 40's. The former portrait painter of Her Late Royal Highness, Duchess of York proved to be a worthy rival to Antoine Plamondon's portrait commissions in Quebec City. Both he and Plamondon shared the honour of being the only artists with studios in the House of Assembly of Lower Canada. Thielcke is perhaps best known for his painting Presentation of a Newly Elected Chief of the Huron Tribe in the Collection of the Chateau Ramezay, Montreal. This lot is accompanied by Samuel Wentworth Monk's original commission appointing him Barrister and Attorney, dated 1814, and the original marriage contract between the sitters. PROVENANCE: The Estate of John Laurel Russell, Gananoque EXHIBITED: Early Canadian Faces, The Royal Ontario Museum, April 7 - September 10, 1978 LITERATURE: J. Russell Harper, Early Painters and Engravers in Canada, Toronto, 1970, p. 306 2)

Title
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)