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Lot #21.1

Artist Ulysse Comtois
Title Autumn Morning
Media oil on wood board
Dated 1988
Size 21 x 48 in. / 53.3 x 121.9 cm.

Place Absentee Bid

signed and dated lower right; signed, titled, dated and inscribed 'scale 1:4 Maquette pour Cine-plex Odeon Chicago' verso; unframed; some minor rubs top edge noted

this painting is a maquette for the final painting measuring [7 x 16 feet] which is illustrated on page 26-27 in Cineplex Odeon: The First Ten Years, A Celebration of Contemporary Canadian Art by David Burnett, published by Cineplex Odeon Corporation, 1989; 'his most recent work retains the coloured-dot technique but is explicitly representational, with a particular emphasis on landscape. Autumn Morning [was] inspired by early morning walks near his home.')

Hammer $3,000 Estimate $4,000/$6,000

Biographical Information
Ulysse Comtois ~ [1931-1999] Canadian
biography and another example in N.G.C. A-F, pg.210; 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