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Lot #7

Artist Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith
Title Banff
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1880
Size 12 x 19.75 in. / 30.5 x 50.2 cm.
Frame Size 20 x 27 x 1 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed and dated lower right; framed; laid down on paper board; light fading and some minor foxing noted

Agghazy Gallery, Calgary, label verso; from the Skinner family, Calgary

Hammer $1,200 Estimate $1,500/$2,500

Biographical Information
Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith ~ [1846-1923] Canadian OSA, SCA, RCA
see Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith [1846-1923], by R.Boulet, A.G.G.V., 1976; N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.76; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.17 for other examples; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.1, pg.36; E.P.E.C., by R.Harper, pg.26 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.27, Westbridge Pub., 1999; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., pp.28-32 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pp.26-28