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Lot #454

Artist Arthur Lismer
Title Boy with a Pig
Media ink on paper
Dated 1959
Size 5 x 7.5 in. / 12.7 x 19 cm.
Frame Size 11 x 12.25 x 0.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
unsigned; inscribed 'drawn by A. Lismer opinion of T. Macdonald' lower left; bears artist's name and title on label verso; framed with archival mat

Provenance
Leon Katz Collection, label verso; private collection, Ontario

Sold $2,574 Estimate $200/$300

Biographical Information
Arthur Lismer ~ [1885-1969] Canadian CSPWC, OSA, RCA
see Arthur Lismer Paintings 1913-1949, by S.Key, Art Gallery of Toronto, 1950; September Gale, a Study of Arthur Lismer, by J.McLeish, Dent and Sons, 1955; Bright Land - A Warm Look at Arthur Lismer, by L.Darroch, Merritt Pub., 1981; Arthur Lismer Nova Scotia, 1916-1919, by G.Kelly, Dalhousie Art Gallery, 1983; Canadian Jungle: the Later Works of Arthur Lismer, by D.Reid, A.G.O., 1985; A New Angle on Canadian Art, by I.Thom, McMichael Canadian Collection, 1985; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.172; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.244; biography in Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, by E.Benezit, Tome 6, pg.694; The Group of Seven in Western Canada, by C.Mastin, pg.44; 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

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