Artist Nell Mary Bradshaw
Title An Old Chief
Media oil on wood board
Size 40 x 23.25 in. / 101.6 x 59.1 cm.
Frame Size 41.75 x 25 x 1.5 in.
signed, titled and inscribed verso; framed
'to colonize what was old Kasaan, a groups of Haidas, in their canoes, left Massett, crossed Dickson's entrance and there found many friends, a good place and had peace many days. The site of old Kasaan they called Beautiful Town; courtesy M. Barbeau' inscribed verso)
from the Skinner family, Calgary
Nell Mary Bradshaw ~ [1904-1997] Canadian ASA
listed in B.C. Women Artists 1885-1985, by N.Tuele, A.G.G.V.; Dict. of Canadian Artists - Vol.1, by C.MacDonald, pg.76 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.43, Westbridge Pub., 1999 for biographies; 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