George Douglas Pepper

Inuit (1903 - 1962)

George Douglas Pepper was an Inuit painter.
Based on records, George Douglas Pepper's estimated art value is C$20,000 (*)

George Douglas Pepper's work could be available for sale at public auction with prices in the range of C$2,500 - C$250,000, or even much higher.

From records, the highest price paid at auction for an oil painting work attributed to George Douglas Pepper (1903-1962) was C$108,000 - paid for "Boathouses On The Ottawa River, 1930" at Waddington's in Toronto on Thu, Dec 10, 2020. has 55 auction art sale records for their oil painting results, with prices in the range of C$2,500 to C$250,000.

Heffel Auction House Biography and Notes

George Pepper studied under J.W. Beatty and J.E.H. MacDonald and his work was strongly influenced by the Group of Seven. He was a founding member of the Canadian Group of Painters in 1933 and an official war artist from 1943-1946. After the war, he lived in Newfoundland and the Arctic, and he is well known for his ability to capture the beauty of the maritime landscapes of Canada. In Blue Rocks, Nova Scotia, painted in 1931, Pepper presents a captivating view of the Blue Rocks area, a coastal fishing village near the importrant port town of Lunenburg. The painting boasts a rich palette of greens and blues in soft muted tones. The brushwork effectively conveys the natural contours of the rocks and the undulating arrangement leads the viewer’s eye expertly across the composition.

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