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Lot #14

Artist Maxwell Bennett Bates
Title Appel [Role Call] at the Camp
Media watercolour and ink on paper
Size 15.75 x 11.25 in. / 40 x 28.6 cm.
Frame Size 22.5 x 16.5 x 1 in.

Place Absentee Bid

unsigned; titled along top under mat; framed with archival mat

illustrated on page 46 in A Wilderness of Days: An Artist's Experiences as a Prisoner of War in Germany by Maxwell Bates, published by Sono Nis Press, 1978

Winchester Galleries, Victoria, stamp verso; private collection, Victoria

Sold $2,457 Estimate $1,500/$2,000

Biographical Information
Maxwell Bennett Bates ~ [1906-1980] Canadian ASA, CGP, CSPWC, RCA
see Maxwell Bates, Retrospective Exhibition, by R.Bloore, Norman Mackenzie, 1961; Maxwell Bates, by C.Graham, AGGV, 1966; Maxwell Bates, by F.Eckhardt, WAG, 1968; Maxwell Bates, in Retrospect, by T.Guernsey, VAG, 1973; Maxwell Bates, A Retrospective, by I.Thom, AGGV, 1982; Maxwell Bates: Landscapes 1948-1978, by N.Townshend, Medicine Hat Art Gallery, 1982; Maxwell Bates, Biography of an Artist, by K.Snow, U. of Calgary Press; Maxwell Bates: Canada's Premier Expressionist of the 20th Century, by N.Townshend, 2005; wrote and illustrated A Wilderness of Days, by Maxwell Bates, Sono Nis Press, 1978; biography in Benezit, Tome 1, pg.506