Levis AuctionsLevis Fine Art Auctions, Appraisals & Art Storage

Biographies by Artist's Last Name

A - B | C - E | F - H | I - L | M - N | O - R | S | T - Z

I
#311 ~ Iliescu - Untitled - Peasant Girl
Lot #311

Artist: Constantin Iliescu ~

Reference:

J
#448 ~ Jamieson - Untitled - Pow Wow Dancers
Lot #448

Artist: Geoffrey Jamieson ~ [b.1931] Canadian AFCA, PSA

Reference: biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg. 75, Westbridge Pub., 2000

#51 ~ Janvier - Birds Groups
Lot #51

Artist: Alex Janvier ~ [b.1935] Canadian RCA

Reference: see The Art of Alex Janvier: His First Thirty Years, 1960-1990, by L.Martin, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, 1993; as well Founders of the A.C.A., by V.Greenfield, pg.24 and 86; Time for Dialogue, by J.Cardinal-Schubert, pg.17, Calgary Aboriginal Awareness Society, 1992; see Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.3, pg.540; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.76, Westbridge Pub., 2000 and Artists of Alberta, by S.Baker, pg.30, U. of A. Press, 1980 for biographies; exhibited at Wallace Galleries, Calgary among others; member of the Alberta Order of Excellence, inducted 2010

#52 ~ Jarvis - A Walking Plough
#53 ~ Jarvis - A Grist Mill
Lot #52, Lot #53

Artist: Georgia Jarvis ~ [1944-1990] 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

#54 ~ Jespersen - Autumnal Bruce
#55 ~ Jespersen - Algonquin Gold
Lot #54, Lot #55

Artist: Maryanne Jespersen ~ [20/21st century] Canadian

Reference: 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

#56 ~ Jespersen - Longview Gold
Lot #56

Artist: MaryAnne Jespersen

#449 ~ Jespersen - Infinite Girls
Lot #449

Artist: Maryanne Jespersen ~ [20/21st century] Canadian

Reference: 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

#450 ~ Jones - Untitled - Driftwood in the Stream
Lot #450

Artist: D.L. Jones ~

Reference:

#451 ~ Jordan - Untitled - Still Life with Cruet, Bowl of Fruit
Lot #451

Artist: Chris Jordan ~ [21st century] Canadian

Reference: see artist's web site at www.csjordanart.com/

K
#452 ~ Kells - Untitled - The Swimmer
Lot #452

Artist: Harold F. Kells ~ [1904-1986] Canadian

Reference: 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

#58 ~ Kerr - Elbow River at Bragg Creek
#59 ~ Kerr - Marsh, Last Mountain Lake [Saskatchewan]
#60 ~ Kerr - Goats
#61 ~ Kerr - Shirley Tyson, St. Lucia, W.I.
#453 ~ Kerr - Illingworth Kerr - 10 Block Prints Folio One #3/100
#454 ~ Kerr - Illingworth Kerr - 7 Block Prints  #3/100
#455 ~ Kerr - O
#456 ~ Kerr - Turner Valley Nocturne  #32/150
#457 ~ Kerr - Two Antelope Does
#458 ~ Kerr - Prong Horn Doe
#459 ~ Kerr - Head of a Boy [Ray Brooks]
Lot #58, Lot #59, Lot #60, Lot #61, Lot #453, Lot #454, Lot #455, Lot #456, Lot #457, Lot #458, Lot #459

Artist: Illingworth Holey Kerr ~ [1905-1989] 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

#312 ~ King - Untitled - The Old Town
Lot #312

Artist: E.C. King ~

Reference:

#313 ~ King - Untitled - Scouting Party
Lot #313

Artist: Jack [Jac] Elmo King ~ [1920-1998] 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

#460 ~ Kinnear - Fog at First Light
Lot #460

Artist: John H. Kinnear ~ [b.1920] Canadian

Reference: biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.94, 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

#210.1 ~ Kuckein - 9411208 [Remembering Mardi Gras]
Lot #210.1

Artist: H.E. [Ebe] Kuckein ~ [1930-2015] Canadian

Reference: represented by Galerie d'art Royal, Quebec City, Holland York, Toronto, Tutt Street Gallery, Kelowna and Jenkins Showler Gallery, White Rock among others

#461 ~ Kupczynski - Monika  #66/98
Lot #461

Artist: Zbigniew Stanley Kupczynski ~ [b.1928] Canadian

Reference: see Three Hundred Years of Kupczynski, Art West Publishing, 1994 and Kupczynski Book, by Jill Pollack, Flower Valley Press, 1996; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.100, 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

L
#62 ~ Leighton - Mount Assiniboine from Ogg
#63 ~ Leighton - On the Banff Trail
#64 ~ Leighton - Untitled - Pack Train in the Rockies
#65 ~ Leighton - Prairie Elevators
Lot #62, Lot #63, Lot #64, Lot #65

Artist: Alfred Crocker Leighton ~ [1901-1965] 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

#211 ~ Lemieux - Altitude
Lot #211

Artist: Clement Lemieux ~

Reference:

#212 ~ Letendre - Winter Solstice
Lot #212

Artist: Rita Letendre ~ [b.1929] Canadian RCA

Reference: see Rita Letendre, The Montreal Years 1953-1963, by S.Paikowsky, Concordia Art Gallery, 1989; Les Elements, by H.Asselin, Editions Simon Blais, 2001; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.242; By a Lady, by M. Tippett, pg.121, Penguin Books, 1992; 1975-76 The Canadian Canvas, by Time Canada Ltd., 1975; biographies in Benezit, Tome 6, pg.620; MacDonald, Vol.3, pg.820; Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.119; see also North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century, ed. J.Heller, pg.336, Garland Pub., 1995; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg.239 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.224

#66 ~ Leydecker - Snow Spirit
Lot #66

Artist: Fabienne Leydecker ~ [21st century] Canadian

Reference: see artist website www.fabienneleydecker.com

#213 ~ Lik - Infinity Tree  #304/950
Lot #213

Artist: Peter Lik ~ [b.1959] Australian

Reference: see artist website www.lik.com

#66.1 ~ Lindner - Untitled - Sunlit Valley
Lot #66.1

Artist: Ernest Friedrich Lindner ~ [1897-1988] Canadian CPE, CSGA, FCA, RCA

Reference: see Ernest Lindner, A Retrospective Exhibition, by J.Climer, Mendel Art Gallery, 1970; Uprooted; the Life and Art of Ernest Lindner, by T.Heath, Fifth House, 1983; The Mendel Art Gallery - Twenty-Five Years of Collection, by M.Teitelbaum, Mendel Art Gallery, 1989; A.G.O., by A.G.O., pg.243; biographies in Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.150, Fifth House Pub., 1994 and Westbridge,Vol.2, pg.122; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.240

#462 ~ Lindner - Untitled - Tangled Pot
Lot #462

Artist: Degen Lindner ~ [20/21st century] Canadian

Reference: 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

Top