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Lot #75

Artist Illingworth Holey Kerr
Title Boggy Creek Hills
Media oil on paper board
Dated 1927
Size 16 x 20 in. / 40.6 x 50.8 cm.
Frame Size 23 x 27 x 2 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed, titled and dated verso; framed

Reference
a very early piece from Kerr painted when he would have been in his early 20s)

Provenance
from the Skinner family, Calgary

Hammer $4,000 Estimate $3,000/$5,000

Biographical Information
Illingworth Holey Kerr ~ [1905-1989] Canadian ASA, RCA
see Harvest of the Spirit, by M.Callahan, E.A.G., 1985 and Paint and Circumstance, by I.Kerr, Calgary, 1987; N.G.C. Vol.2 G-K, ed.C.Hill, pg.368; Founders of the A.C.A., by V.Greenfield, pg.87; Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.137, Fifth House Pub., 1994; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.3, pg.633; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.91, Westbridge Pub., 2000

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