William De Garthe (Quebec/Nova Scotia/Ontario/Finland; 1907 – 1983)
Afternoon Light (at Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia, 1955
Oil on canvas board
Signed to lower right and verso
Title, location and date inscribed to verso
Original paperwork from first owner of painting attached to verso
De Garthe’s works are included in the permanent collections of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Owens Art Gallery, and the Public Archives Building in Halifax.
- light accretion and darkening to pigments across painting surface; wear to frame.
- painting measures 12″ × 16″.