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British Columbia Art League
Citizens' Loan Exhibition of Water Colors

October, 1929

Catalogue - Ten Cents

Temporary Art Gallery:
649 Seymour Street - Vancouver B.C.

A Few Facts re The B.C. Art League

1. League in existence since 1920 - nine years.

2. League responsible for the founding of the School of Decorative and Applied Arts - which has flourished, and now requires larger quarters.

3. League has also sought to aid in securing an ART GALLERY for the City, and has MEANTIME CARRIED ON CONTINUOUSLY a "Temporary Gallery," in which it has not only provided exhibitions and lectures, but given accommodation for the exhibitions of various local Art organizations.

4. In the League and its Executive, earnest citizens, actively interested in Art and in community development along cultural lines, have from year to year kept up their personal work through the League, in the hope that an awakened "community spirit" would sooner or later ensure progress.

5. Hitherto the League Executive has always been heavily handicapped for lack of funds - the annual allowance or "grant" from the former Vancouver City Council being little better than nominal - considering the League's unsecured opportunities of service - and even inadequate to enable the Executive to take advantage of various Picture Exhibitions offered, to say nothing of initiating greater enterprise along such lines locally.

6. Within the past year the League Executive had almost despaired of getting suitable central quarters for even a Temporary Gallery. Thanks to the practical co-operation of the Management of the Hudson's Bay Company, the present Gallery was obtained, rent free, and the Executive was thereby encouraged to plan a progressive programme of differing Exhibitions, culminating in the present Loan Exhibition of Water Colours.

7. Even under such improved conditions, however, the continuance of a progressive progamming will largely depend on the manner in which the new and enlarged Vancouver City Council reviews the situation this year and the amount it decides to assign for the annual grant next year. There are those who believe the time is ripe for the Council to assess at least a fraction of a mill on the rates for such work and kindred cultural services.

8. In that connection, one point that might well be stressed is that the B.C. Art League aims not only at action towards Art interests, but wishes to work for the general cultural development of the community life of the city and province. Its Executive is out for co-operation with all who put community welfare before personal or sectional ambitions.

The Permanent Collections

consist of seven pictures presented to Vancouver City by the late Lord Leverhulme and five (Indian) pictures by W. Langdon Kihn, presented to the B.C. Art League (in trust for the Art Gallery to-be) by the Messrs. Southam of Vancouver Daily Province.

      On behalf of the Executive Council:
               D. A. CHALMERS, Secretary


Catalogue

# Painting Artist Loaned By:
1 Near Norwich John Sell Cotman RSW Mr. H.A. Bulwer
2 Marine Copley Fielding RSW Mr. T.H. Calland
3 An Avenue George A. Fripp RSW Mr. T.W. Fripp
4 The Severn, Near Chepstow Rev. James Bulwer Mr. H.A. Bulwer
5 Bristol J.S. Proust Mr. H.A. Bulwer
6 A Street Scene In Bristol J.S. Proust Mr. H.A. Bulwer
7 A Yorkshire Stream George A. Fripp RSW Mr. T.W. Fripp
8 Stapleton, Near Bristol George A. Fripp RSW Mr. T.W. Fripp
9 Howth Harbour John Sell Cotman RSW Mr. H.A. Bulwer
10 Madeira John Sell Cotman RSW Mr. H.A. Bulwer
11 Vernazza Sir Ernest George RA Mrs. E.S. George
12 Brothers Water Wm. Callow RSW Mrs. Frank Hoole
13 Bristol Wm. J. Muller Mr. H.A. Bulwer
14 The Wreck David Cox Mrs. T.V. Scudamore
15 Sunset On The Hermit Range Mr. T.W. Fripp Mr. Jonathan Rogers
16 Cattle (English Pastoral) George Holmes 1804 Mr. L.E. Curran
17 Sketch Near Norwich John Sell Cotman RSW Mr. T.W. Fripp
18 On The Bure (Norfolk) George A. Fripp RSW Mr. T.W. Fripp
19 Glencoe George A. Fripp RSW Mr. T.W. Fripp
20 Gypsies On Hedley Common A. Carruthers Gould Mrs. Frank Hoole
21 View On Grand Canal, Venice Fred Pye Mr. James Leyland
22 Conway Castle W. Stephenson RCA Mr. James Leyland
23 Storm Over Snowden R. Kirkland Jamieson RBA Mr. James Leyland
24 Marine W. St. Thomas Smith Mrs. W.R. Wilson
25 Harlech Castle W. Stephenson RCA Mr. James Leyland
26 Old Roman Bridge Lanark R. Kirkland Jamieson RBA Mr. James Leyland
27 The Deserted Camp Charles John Collings Mr. S.P. Judge
28 Homes Of The Cariboo Charles John Collings Mrs. W.R. Wilson
29 Dartmouth Castle, Devon Charles John Collings Mr. J. Fyfe-Smith
30 Haunt Of The Bear Charles John Collings Mr. J. Fyfe-Smith
31 In The Cotton Belt Charles John Collings Mr. J. Fyfe-Smith
32 The Chines Kite W. Russell Flint RA Mr. L.E. Curran
33 The Last Of His Tribe Charles John Collings Mr. Edward Chapman
34 Early Morning On The Teigh Charles John Collings Mr. J. Fyfe-Smith
35 The Deserted Homestead Charles John Collings Mr. J. Fyfe-Smith
36 Simplicia's New Wrap W. Russell Flint RA Mr. L.E. Curran
37 Picardy Road G.R. Gowans Mrs. Allan Beaton
38 Pigeons K.M. Stocks Mr. F.N. Stock
39 Snipe K.M. Stocks Mr. F.N. Stock
40 Mrs. T.V. Scudamore at Villars, Switzerland G.A. Flemwell Mrs. T.V. Scudamore
41 The Raven Major Allan Brooks Loaned by the Artist
42 The Gerfalcon Major Allan Brooks Loaned by the Artist
43 Culross, Fyfeshire, Scotland A.S. Black RSW Mr. Harry Hood
44 The Moor Above Portree, Skye E.G. Molyneux RSW Mrs. J.A. Mills
45 Cairngorm G.R. Gowan Mrs. Allan Beaton
46 On Board the S.S. Regina Kate A. Smith Loaned by the Artist
47 On The Beach Kate A. Smith Loaned by the Artist
48 The Cheap Jack Fred Roe RI Mr. Edward Chapman
49 Concarneau, 'A Breton Market' Anna Dixon RSW Mr. Harry Hood
50 A Winter Evening On The Gareloch E.G. Molyneaux RSW Mrs. J.A. Mills
51 Landscape H. Faulkner Smith Loaned by the Artist
52 Valley and Mountains Herbert J. Flynn Mrs. F.C. Wade
53 Trees H. Faulkner Smith Loaned by the Artist
54 Pittenweem Harbour Andrew Gamley RSW Mr. Harry Hood
55 Evening Kate A. Smith Loaned by the Artist
56 Alta Lake T.W. Fripp Dr. Dallas G. Perry
57 Landscape G.R. Gowans Mrs. Allan Beaton
58 Le Cheval Blanc Miss E. Hunter Major Scudamore
59 St. Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney St. Thomas Smith HRA Rev. J.A. McGillivray
60 Presentation of Sword to Lord Nelson
By the City of London Mayor
Fred Roe RI Mr. Edward Chapman
61 A Chip of the Old Block Henry Henshaw RSW Mr. Edward Chapman
62 Studio Corner (St. John's Wood) Miss Anna Alma Tadema Major Scudamore
63 Toulon Miss Constance Hamersley Mrs. F.C. Wade
64 On The Way To The Yukon C.E. Fripp ARSW Mrs. F.C. Wade
65 Kioto C.E. Fripp ARSW Mr. C.R. Fripp
66 Sailor's Wedding Fred Roe RI Mr. Edward Chapman
67 Scotch Herring Boats Albert Strange Mr. S.P. Judge
68 Coast Scene C.E. Bentley ARCA Mrs. F.C. Wade
69 The Huntsman Henry Stannard RBA Mrs. T. Beresford Phepoe
70 Mountains and Moor G.R. Gowans RSW Mrs. Allan Beaton
71 Suffolk G.R. Gowans RSW Mrs. Allan Beaton
72 Evening (Entrance To Aberdeen Harbour) G.R. Gowans RSW Mrs. Allan Beaton
73 Cottage Tore Troup G.R. Gowans RSW Mrs. Allan Beaton
74 Evening Scene G.R. Gowans RSW Mrs. Allan Beaton
74a Land's End E.M. Wimpris Mr. James Leyland
75 Bishop's Bridge, Norwich W.F. Stocks Mr. F.N. Stocks
76 View of the Lions Miss Ethel Bell-Irving Mrs. F.C. Wade
77 An Elder H.W. Kerr Mr. J.W. Laing
78 Isle of Skye From The Mainland Marion D. Gray, Edinburgh Mrs. D.A. Chalmers
79 Mt. LeFroi and Glacier T.W. Fripp Dr. J.J. Mason
80 Cramond G.R. Gowans RSW Mrs. Allan Beaton
80a The Coming Storm W.M. Birchall Mr. James Leyland
81 Saumur Sir Ernest George RA Major Scudamore
82 First Sketch For The Scottish Baptism H.W. Kerr Mr. J.W. Laing
83 Hailes Castle G.R. Gowans RSW Mrs. Allan Beaton
84 Ben Nevis A. Tucker Mrs. Harper
85 Somvix Sir Ernest George RA Mrs. E.S. George
86 Shrewsbury Sir Ernest George RA Mrs. E.S. George
87 Waterfall A. Tucker Mrs. Harper
88 Landscape A. Tucker Mrs. Harper
89 Dunkerque Sir Ernest George RA Mrs. E.S. George
90 Weilberg On The Larne Sir Ernest George RA Mrs. E.S. George
91 Harvest By The Sea Thomas Husin RI Mrs. T. Beresford Phepoe
92 Ditchling Sir Ernest George RA Mrs. E.S. George
93 Nantwich Sir Ernest George RA Mrs. E.S. George
94 Limberg Sir Ernest George RA Mrs. E.S. George
95 Fruit B.O. Stocks Mr. F.N. Stocks
96 Off The Coast Of Cornwall J.C. Uren Mrs. Harper
97 A Grey Day Verner Mrs. T. Beresford Phepoe
98 A River Scene O'Brien Mrs. F.C. Wade
99 Warwick Castle F. Stocks Mr. F.N. Stocks
100 A Dog's Head John Leyland Mr. J.B. Leyland
101 Roses Miss A. May Reynolds Mr. W.J. Prout
102 Mount Blanchard T.W. Fripp Dr. Dallas G. Perry
103 A Misty Morning Verner Mrs. T. Beresford Phepoe
104 Sunset W.F. Stocks Mr. F.N. Stocks
105-6 The Irish Colleens D. Hardy Mrs. Harper

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