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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Near Baie St. Paul, Winter
Henrietta Mabel May
oil on canvas (30.25x36.25 in) 1927
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St. Andrews on the Red
Walter Joseph Phillips
wood block prints (7x7 inch) 1923
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Deer in Winter (Buck at Waters Edge)
Maud Lewis
Oil on Panel (12x9 in) circa 1950
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Seated Male Nude
Leo Mol
Pencil Drawing (14x9.5 in) 1988
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Pentiction - British Columbia
Robert Lougheed
oil (10x20 in) 1978
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Agawa Canyon
Alexander Young Jackson
oil (32x35 in) 1940
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#52 Angel
William Kurelek
pen & ink (16.75x13.5 in)
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Joe Canapotatoe of Onion Lake Reserve
Allen Sapp
oil (24x18 in) 1970
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Vestibule of a Ukranian Church
William Kurelek
pen & ink (16.5x14 in)
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Sans Titre
Marcelle Ferron
Oil on Canvas (44.75x57.25 in) 1964
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