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#62 ~ Jarvis - A Walking Plough
#63 ~ Jarvis - Fall Morning Mist
Lot #62, Lot #63

Artist: Georgia Jarvis ~ Canadian

Reference: biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.77, Westbridge Pub., 2000; listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website

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#314 ~ Kelley - Christina [Nude]
#315 ~ Kelley - Market at Tepoztlan, Mexico
Lot #314, Lot #315

Artist: Ramon Kelley ~ American

Reference: included on the Getty Union List of Artist Names Online, by the Getty Research Trust website

#429 ~ Kerr - [Figure] Study
#430 ~ Kerr - ... Bouganvilla, Papaya...
#431 ~ Kerr - Turner Valley Nocturne  #125/150
Lot #429, Lot #430, Lot #431

Artist: Illingworth Holey Kerr ~ Canadian ASA, RCA

Reference: see Harvest of the Spirit, by M.Callahan, E.A.G., 1985 and Paint and Circumstance, by I.Kerr, Calgary, 1987; N.G.C. Vol.2 G-K, ed.C.Hill, pg.368; Founders of the A.C.A., by V.Greenfield, pg.87; Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.137, Fifth House Pub., 1994; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.3, pg.633; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.91, Westbridge Pub., 2000

#316 ~ King - Untitled - Packing to Higher Ground
Lot #316

Artist: Jack [Jac] Elmo King ~ American

Reference: born in Phoenix, Arizona; after serving with the US Navy in WWII, he trained for two years at the Los Angeles Art Centre School; despite working full-time in the aerospace industry as a draftsman/design engineer, he continued to paint whenever possible; after retirement in 1970 he painted full-time and his work was marketed exclusively through an agent in Canada; exhibited for many years at the Calgary Stampede Western Art Auction

#432 ~ King - Alberta Country
Lot #432

Artist: Donna King ~ Canadian

Reference: see kendallandrewsfineart.com for artist's biography

#64 ~ Kirouac - Un Brin De Jasette En Passant, QC
Lot #64

Artist: Louise Lecor Kirouac ~ Canadian

Reference: biographies in Guide Vallee, III Edition, by F.Vallee, pg.635, pub. Le Guide Vallee, 1992; Magazin'Art Biennial Guide 1998-1999, by Editart, pg.357, Magazin'Art, 1998 and in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.95, Westbridge Pub., 2000

#65 ~ Kiss - Untitled - Mountain Goats at Dusk
Lot #65

Artist: Andrew Kiss ~ Canadian

Reference: more info on the artist's website at www.kissfineart.com; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg. 95, Westbridge Pub., 2000

#66 ~ Knowles - Evening on the Thames
Lot #66

Artist: Farquhar McGillivray Strachan Knowles ~ Canadian OSA, RCA

Reference: see Catalogue of Memorial Exhibition of F. McGillivray Knoles, RCA ...., The Art Gallery of Toronto, 1932; biography and other examples in N.G.C. Vol.2, G-K, ed.C.Hill, pg.382; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.320; biography in E.P.E.C., by R.Harper, pg.183; Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs et Graveurs, by E.Benezit, Tome6, pg.258; Dict. of American Painters, Sculptors and Engravers, by M.Fielding, pg.203; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.2, pg.661; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.98, Westbridge Pub., 2000; exhibition list in R.C.A.A. pg.225 and M.M.F.A., pg.207, by E.McMann

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#215.1 ~ Laing - Vein / Fall #3
Lot #215.1

Artist: William [Bill] John Houston Laing ~ Canadian

Reference: see William Laing, A Journey, by A.Davis, Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, 1997, exhibition held at the Nickle February through April, 1997; Artists of Alberta, by S.Baker, pg.54, U. of A. Press, 1980; Printmaking in Alberta 1945-1985, by B.Cochran, pg.94-96; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg. 104; included in the University of Calgary Millenium Portfolio, 1999 as a faculty member

#66.1 ~ Langevin - Too Much Snow
Lot #66.1

Artist: David Langevin ~ Canadian

Reference: represented by Alicat Gallery, Bragg Creek and Hamptons Gallery, Kamloops; ; listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website

#317 ~ Latimer - Late Afternoon Light on the Agoura Indian Rock, from Road to Glen Alpine, Fallen Leaf Lake Tahoe Region
Lot #317

Artist: Lorenzo Palmer Latimer ~ American

Reference: included on the Getty Union List of Artist Names Online, by the Getty Research Trust website

#215.2 ~ Leier - You Make Everything Sparkle
#216 ~ Leier - Martinis and Roses in the Mustard Room
Lot #215.2, Lot #216

Artist: Grant Leier ~ Canadian

Reference: see The Romance Continues - the Art and Garden of Grant Leier and Nixie Barton, by G.Niosi, Touchwood Editions, 2005; Artists of British Columbia, by D.Morys-Edge, pg.71, Chartwell Pub., 1986 for artist's statement and another example; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.117, Westbridge Pub., 2000

#67 ~ Leighton - Blackpool, Winchelsea
#68 ~ Leighton - Bow Valley
Lot #67, Lot #68

Artist: Alfred Crocker Leighton ~ Canadian ASA, CSPWC, RBA, RCA

Reference: see A.C.Leighton, by L.Render, Glenbow-Alberta Institute, 1971; A.C.Leighton - A Retrospective Exhibition, by R.Boulet, E.A.G., 1981; and A.C.Leighton and the Canadian Rockies, by T.Fenton, Whyte Museum, 1989; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.170; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.3, pg.799 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.117, Westbridge Pub., 2000; Robson, pg.186; Colgate, pg.107; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.237

#69 ~ Lindoe - Shrinking Prairie Sloughs, Late Summer
Lot #69

Artist: Luke Orton Lindoe ~ Canadian ASA, CSPWC

Reference: see Come Walk with Me: A Luke Lindoe Retrospective, by L.Carney, Medicine Hat Museum and Art Gallery, 1992; Luke Lindoe Retrospective, by L.Graff, Nickle Arts Museum, 1998; Founders of the A.C.A., by L.Greenfield, pg.90 and Dict. of Canadian Artists - Vol.3, by C.MacDonald, pg.853; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg. 123, Westbridge Pub., 2000 for biography

#70 ~ Littlechild - Yumgwahss of Wakeman Sound, Hahchwahmess Tribe
Lot #70

Artist: George Littlechild ~ Canadian

Reference: see In Honour of Our Grandmothers, by R.Schneider, Theytus Books, 1994; George Littlechild, by A.Alibhai/L.Jackson, Surrey Art Gallery, 1996; illustrated To Run With Longboat - Twelve Stories of Indian Athletes in Canada, by B. Zeman, GMS2 Ventures Inc., Edmonton, 1988

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