Captain George St. Vincent Whitmore

Captain George St. Vincent Whitmore is a painter.
From records, the highest price paid at auction for a watercolour work attributed to Captain George St. Vincent Whitmore was C$6,844 - paid for "Aurora Borealis, Quebec, 25 Jan., 1837" at Waddington's in Toronto on Mon, Nov 22, 2010. has one auction art sale record for their watercolour results, with prices in the range of C$5,000 to C$10,000.

The occurrence of “northern lights” in Quebec City on January 25, 1837 was so extraordinary that detailed descriptions celebrating the event filled the local newspapers. One article described a “gorgeous canopy in the heavens” which is clearly visible in this lot. In 1987, the National Archives of Canada acquired a watercolour by Captain Whitmore (1798-1851) of the Royal Engineers entitled Aurora Borealis, Quebec dated January 25, 1837 (Fig. 1: C-131918).

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