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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

These are the words of Jenn B. who was featured in the November 8, 2019 Blog “The First Time I Saw Her Work”.  As promised, Jenn went back to visit her in-laws and got more information on Clara’s still life painting.  Here’s what she discovered:

We took down the painting and there was no information written on the back.  However I learned a little more about t...

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

After reading Ellen Brait’s article, “Bringing Toronto’s Artistic Past Back to Life”  The Toronto Star,

May 25, 2017, Jim B. a NOTL Clara collector, contacted Ellen:

We were very pleased to read your excellent article on Verna McLean discovering and exhibiting Clara Harris's artwork.  We would appreciate your assistance in asking Verna to contact us.

Ellen gave...

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

In the March 1933 Catalogue of the Sixty-first Annual Exhibition of the Ontario Society of Artists, Exhibitions by Young Canadians, Page 7, Clara’s painting The Old Mill priced at $100.00 is listed. (See Provenance Section of Site).  As one of Clara’s favourite sites to paint was the Humber River in the vicinity of the Old Mill, Toronto, I mistakenly assumed that...

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