Georges Edward Tremblay Painter and Rug Hooker

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Ornamental Hooked Rug – Signed GET in the lower right. Designed and hooked by Georges Edouard Tremblay, (Baie-St-Paul, Quebec. (1902-1987)  The scene is Fall in Charlevoix and it measures about 17 by 20 inches overall. It is mounted in a period frame, probably by the artist.         SOLD   See larger image in the Gallery.

Georges Eduard Tremblay, Hooked Mat

Georges Eduard Tremblay, Hooked Mat

David Stephens. Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Blue sky and Blue Water. Oil on panel. Measuring 7 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches site and 10 1/2 by 12 1/2 inches over all. In a hand painted frame done by the artist. Signed and dated 1988 in the lower right and on the reverse.

Called a “Folk-Pop Pioneer;” Mr Stephens’ work  is in many museum, corporate and private collections. He lives in Sydney, Nova Scotia.

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David Stephens Oil on Panel 1988.

David Stephens Oil on Panel 1988.

Primitive folk art diorama of a Golden Eye Drake. Western Ontario circa 1900

Golden Eye Diorama 300p. testA wonderful primitive diorama of a golden eye drake in a marsh setting. Made by an unknown artist in western Ontario in the late 19th or early 20th century. The drake is standing in a marsh setting with carved bulrushes. Beautifully carved and full of detail, the carving has all of its original color with the old dry crackled paint. The artist has attached an etched mirrored glass label with the name golden eye drake. The drake carving has glass eyes.The bulrushes are carved wood with painted metal leaves. All original and in excellent condition.

 

The Steeplechaser Anonymous Quebec Wood Carving Circa 1900.

Originally made for a racing game aboard the Canada Steam Ship Saguenay cruise ships (Montreal, Quebec City, Murray Bay). This Steeplechaser, Number 14, was one of a set that raced on a track aboard the cruise ships to entertain the passengers on the St. Lawrence – Saguenay cruises.

Found in Quebec; this carving dates from the early part of the last century. It is full of energy and movement and retains its original colour. It is carved in a hard wood (Birch) by an anonymous artist; probably from the Quebec City – Charlevoix County area. About 15 inches long. SOLD

Anonymous Carving of a Steeplechaser c. 1910

Anonymous Carving of a Steeplechaser c. 1910

 

A Rooster by Barry Colpitts, Tangier, Nova Scotia.

A rooster with a certain “attitude” in full color by Barry Colpitts. A signature sculpture by the artist, full of motion and

Rooster

A rooster by Barry Colpitts, Tangier Nova Scotia.

color. One of Nova Scotia’s best known artists, Mr. Colpitts has earned a wide international following.