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Lot #507

Artist Al Stinson - Heritage Calgary
Title Bison Head from Centre Street Bridge
Media cast concrete
Dated 1983
Size 41 x 28 x 36 in. / 104.1 x 71.1 x 91.4 cm.

Place Absentee Bid

left and right horn broken, beard broken, plinth is well worn; some wear and surface dirt noted; bison head alone measures [height 38 x width 23 x depth 23 inches]; the plinth alone measures [height 41 x width 28 x depth 13 inches]

This is from the Centre Street Bridge in Calgary. These castings were removed from the original bridge in 1999 when it was closed for major renovations.)

PLEASE NOTE: by bidding on these items, you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions. These are being sold AS IS - WHERE IS. For the successful purchaser of any of these items, The City of Calgary will be organizing the removal and delivery of these pieces. Successful bidders will be provided with the contact information of a city representative to make arrangements with directly following the close of the auction. They must be removed by an agreed upon date with Levis and the City or the buyer forfeits ownership. Being sold on behalf of Heritage Calgary with proceeds going to the Heritage Calgary Plaque Program

Hammer $7,000 Estimate $2,000/$5,000

Biographical Information
Al Stinson - Heritage Calgary ~ [20th century] Canadian
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; see the excellent CBC article by Sarah Rieger here; his work has been included in public collections through commissions such as the Calgary International Airport, Canadian Ski Museum West in Banff and the City of Calgary, Calgary Catholic School Board, Max Bell Theatre and others; Al Stinson makes sculpture in the studio in Strathmore, AB, that he shares with his wife, artist Mary Lammirato