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Lot #317

Artist Leonard Richmond
Title Butchart Garden, Victoria, B.C.
Media oil on canvas
Size 24 x 20 in. / 61 x 50.8 cm.
Frame Size 32 x 28 x 3 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower right; bears title on gallery label verso; framed; small scratch in sky upper right noted

Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Calgary/Vancouver

Hammer $1,100 Estimate $1,200/$1,500

Biographical Information
Leonard Richmond ~ [1912-1965] British RBA
see Landscape Painting in Oils, by L. Richmond, Pitman Pub., 1962; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.102, Westbridge Pub., 2001; he exhibited at the Panama - Pacific Exhibition in San Francisco in 1915 and the Paris Salon in 1947; exhibition list M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.322, U. of Toronto Press, 1988 and listed in Check List of the War Collection, by R.Wodehouse, pg.50, N.G.C. Benezit, Tome7, pg.227