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Lot #49

Artist Edwin Headley Holgate
Title Totem Poles No. 3 #14/18
Media wood engraving on paper
Dated 1926
Size 6 x 5.25 in. / 15.2 x 13.3 cm.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed with initials in plate lower right; signed and numbered along bottom; inscribed 'Totems - Skeena River - '26...' on label verso; framed

Reference
illustrated in The Prints of Edwin Holgate, by Ian Thom, cat.#22

Provenance
private collection, Calgary

Hammer $7,500 Estimate $6,000/$8,000

Biographical Information
Edwin Headley Holgate ~ [1892-1977] Canadian CGP, CSGA, RCA
see Edwin H. Holgate, by D.Reid, N.G.C., 1976 and The Prints of Edwin Holgate, by I.Thom, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 1989 for catalogue of the artist's prints; Edwin Holgate, by R.Pepall, MMFA, 2005; biography and other examples in N.G.C. Vol.2, G-K, ed.C.Hill, pg.133; Printmaking in Quebec, 1900-1950, by D.Martin, pg.96, Musee du Quebec, 1988; Images of the Land, 1919-1945, by P.Ainslie, pg.62

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