Artist Illingworth Holey Kerr
Title Brief Thaw
Media oil on wood board
Size 12 x 16 in. / 30.5 x 40.6 cm.
Frame Size 20 x 23.75 x 1.5 in.
signed with monogram lower left; signed, titled and dated verso; framed
from the estate of Jerry Segal, formerly of Cottage Craft Gifts and Fine Arts Ltd. in Calgary and also known as Western Canada's 'Sub King'; proceeds being generously donated to a Synagogue
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