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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La Cloche Island
Alfred Joseph Casson
oil on panel (12x15 in) 1960
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Ben Loman by the Sea
Maud Lewis
Oil on board (11.75x14 in) circa 1962
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Pioneer Shoe
William Kurelek
pen & ink (11x11 in)
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Eastern Township
Frederick Brigden
oil on panel (12x16 inch)
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Down Hill Skiers
Maud Lewis
Oil on board (12x14 in) circa 1962
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Sandy Cove in Fall
Maud Lewis
Oil on Board (12x14 in) circa 1964
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Untitled - Valley in Algonquin
Henry Thomson
oil on panel (10x12 in) 1930
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Vapours Around the Mountain Curled
Walter Joseph Phillips
wood block prints (8.75x11 inch) 1938
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The Batwing Sail
Walter Joseph Phillips
wood block prints (7x7.5 in) 1924
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Boats in the Harbour
Maud Lewis
Oil on board (11.75x13.75 in) circa 1958
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