Laura Muntz Lyall (Canadian 1860-1930)
Portrait Of Catherine MacLure 
oil on canvas, signed lower right "Laura Muntz", circa 1914
(Catherine MacLure born 1890 so age approximately 24)

Commissioned by Samuel MacLure - see interior photograph from Samuel MacLure's living room in residence "The Haven" near Beach Drive and Beresford Place in Victoria circa 1916 showing Laura Muntz's portraits of Bobbie and Cathy MacLure to the right of the fireplace.

Daily Colonist, Victoria November 21, 1914 page 7:  Splendid Collection of Art Exhibits (5th Annual Exhibition of the Island Arts and Crafts Society) - "Miss Laura Muntz's 'Portrait of a Child' No. 4 is exquisite in color and delicately handled, and her 'Portrait of Miss MacLure' No. 191 is one of the gems of the exhibition".
Size: 20 x 16 in (with frame 27 x 23 in)


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