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Lot #538

Artist Jane Ash Poitras
Title Ancient Symbols [in Modern Times] #A/P
Media mixed media and etching on paper
Dated 1988
Size 16 x 11.5 in. / 40.6 x 29.2 cm.
Frame Size 22 x 17 x 0.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

private collection, Edmonton

Sold $819 Estimate $600/$800

Biographical Information
Jane Ash Poitras ~ [b.1951] Canadian RCA
see Who Discovered the Americas, Recent Work by Jane Ash Poitras, by J.Clark, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, 1992; Cycle of Life, by C.Chatel, Galerie d'art Vincent, 2002; Jane Ash Poitras - Consecrated Medicine, V. Eichhorn, Thunderbay Art Gallery, 2004; Primordial Memories, by I.Masse, Galerie d'art Vincent, 2005; included in Survey Alberta 88, by A.MacKay, pg.49, A.C.A., 1988; Indigena: Contemporary Native Perspectives, by G.McMaster, pg.164, Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1992; Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, 1996; biographies in Westbridge,Vol.3, pg.87 and North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century, ed. J.Heller, pg.447, Garland Pub., 1985; 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