Maurice Canning Wilks R.U.A., A.R.H.A. (Irish, 1910-1984)
Lackagh Bridge, Co. Donegal signed 'MAURICE C.WILKS.R.U.A.' (lower left) oil on canvas 40.6 x 50.8 cm. (16 x 20 in.)
PROVENANCE: With E.G. Harding circa 1953 Thence by descent
E.G. Harding was the buying manager at the Belfast office of T. Eaton Co. of Canada and was involved with the exhibition and sale of Wilks' paintings in Canada. Eaton's was founded in 1869 in Toronto by Timothy Eaton, an Irish immigrant, and grew to become Canada's largest department store retailer.