Found in a consignment shop
On December 3, 2012, Ken Deeth contacted me: "Hello, I enjoyed looking at your website on Clara Harris. I recently bought two paintings at a consignment store in Toronto. One of the paintings, 16 x 20”, is by Clara Harris and is on canvas. Written on the back is Cordova Bay near Victoria BC. I didn’t see any paintings on your website from BC and wondered if you know what year this would have been painted. I like the small figure sitting in t
Recently I received great scans of Clara’s sketches thanks to Dan McDonald of Richmond Hill, Ontario. On December 16, 2012 he wrote: ”Hi Verna here is a sketch of Clara Isabella Harris self portrait. I’m interested in learning more about this great artist, and I have more stuff”.
Until Dan contacted me I had never seen a sketch done by Clara let alone this beautiful self-portrait.
It reveals a Clara that looks quite different than her self-portrait in oil. Unfor