[Train Thro Canadian Rockies.]
[Crestock & Marsh. n.d., c.1940].
Gouache and watercolour. Sheet size: 240 x 365mm (9½ x 14¼"). Laid on board.
A bright and vibrant scene showing a crowded diesel-electric passenger train passing by the enourmous Canadian Rocky mountains, with lake to the right, and a deer in the woodland to the left. Diesel-electric locomotives were built in Canada beginning in 1928, and continue to be manufactured there today. This painting by Fred Middlehurst was one of the original artworks for '11 Views Around the Commonwealth', including ‘Flying Doctor in Australia’, 'Ocean Liner in Singapore’, ‘Camel outside Kaus’, ‘Oxcart in India’, ‘Boat in W Indies’ and others.
[Ref: 33389] £160.00