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Lot #318

Artist Carl Clemens Moritz Rungius
Title Above the Timberline
Media etching on paper
Dated 1937
Size 7.5 x 10.75 in. / 19 x 27.3 cm.
Frame Size 15.25 x 17.25 x 0.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed lower right; framed with archival mat

Reference
Carl Rungius: The Complete Prints: A Catalogue Raisonne by Donald E. Crouch, plate No.40, page 169)

Provenance
gift from the artist to a prominent Banff estate

Sold $2,808 Estimate $3,000/$4,000

Biographical Information
Carl Clemens Moritz Rungius ~ [1869-1959] American NA
see Carl Rungius, Big Game Painter: Fifty Years with Brush and Rifle, by W. J. Schaldach, Sporting Classics, 1945 [reprinted 1991]; Carl Rungius: Painter of the Western Wilderness, by J.Whyte/E.J.Hart, Glenbow Museum, 1985 and Carl Rungius: The Complete Prints, by D.Crouch, Mountain Press, 1989; Carl Rungius, Artist and Sportsman, by K.Evendon, Warwick Pub., 2001; N.G.C. - Vol.II: Modern European Schools, by R.Hubbard, pg.171; biography in Dict. of American Painters, by M.Fielding, pg.311; Benezit, Tome 9, pg.185

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