Artwork by Bernice Fenwick Martin,  Gold and White Blooms
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Consignor Canadian Fine Art
326 Dundas St West
Toronto ON M5T 1G5
Ph. 1(416)479-9703

Lot #4

Bernice Fenwick Martin
Gold and White Blooms

oil on board
signed lower left; titled and with artist’s stamp on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms ) ( image )

Estimated: $800.00 - $1,200.00

Provenance:
Private Collection, Ontario
Sale Date: May 25th 2017

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Consignor Canadian Fine Art
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Bernice Fenwick Martin
(1902 - 1999)

Born in Shelbourne, Ontario, Martin studied at the Ontario College of Art under noted Canadian artists J.W. Beatty and Franklin Carmichael. After the death of Beatty in 1941, she found friendship in Peter Clapham Sheppard whom she studied and worked with until his death in 1965. Working in oil, watercolour and woodcut, Martin focuses on real scenes, Toronto harbour scenes, still life, and Northern landscapes with particular concentration on the Muskoka, Haliburton, and Algonquin Park regions of Ontario. She had works showcased at the Royal Canadian Academy from 1945-1947 and solo exhibitions of her work in Toronto galleries throughout her career. “I look back on my life and my painting hours were the happiest. I’d spend long hours and forget time…my time was always measured by the passage of light.”

(With details from Canadian Heritage Art Gallery, “A Celebration of the Art and Life of Bernice Fenwick Martin”, Kleinburg, 2010, page xi)