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Lot #29

Artist Charles Fraser Comfort
Title At York Mills
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1926 -exh.
Size 6.75 x 10 in. / 17.1 x 25.4 cm.
Frame Size 16.5 x 19 x 1 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
unsigned; bears artist's name, title and date on label verso; framed

Reference
... Watercolour Exhibition, 1926, partial label verso

Provenance
Walter Klinkhoff Gallery, Montreal, label verso; private collection, Calgary

Hammer $500 Estimate $700/$900

Biographical Information
Charles Fraser Comfort ~ [1900-1994] Canadian CGP, CSPWC, OSA, RCA
author of Artists at War, by C.Comfort, Ryerson Press,1956; see Charles Fraser Comfort, Fifty Years, by P.Glover, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1972; Take Comfort, the Career of Charles Comfort, by MJ Hughes, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 2007; biographies and other examples in N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.208 and A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.76; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.1, pg.140; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.71, Westbridge Pub., 1999; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.79; biography in Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, by E.Benezit, Tome 2, pg. 596

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