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Lot #463

Artist Thomas Mower Martin
Title Calm River Under Cloudy Skies
Media watercolour on paper
Size 19.5 x 12.5 in. / 49.5 x 31.8 cm.
Frame Size 25.5 x 18.5 x 2.25 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower right; bears title on exhibition label verso; framed

Thomas Mower Martin, A Tribute to Canada, works from the Michael Dunn Estate, exhibition label verso

The Collectors' Gallery of Art, Calgary, label verso

Hammer $700 Estimate $500/$600

Biographical Information
Thomas Mower Martin ~ [1838-1934] Canadian OSA, RCA
see The Father of Canadian Art, Thomas Mower Martin, by T.Graeme, T and T Enertprises, Sidney, 2009; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.208; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.299; R.O.M. Canadian Watercolours, by M.Allodi; biographies in E.P.E.C., by R.Harper, pg.217; MacDonald, Vol.4, pg.1113 and Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.16, Westbridge Pub.; founding member of the O.S.A. and charter member of the R.C.A.; see also Canadian Landscape Painters, by A.Robson, pg.42, Ryerson Press, 1932 and Canadian Art: Its Origin and Development, by W.Colgate, pg.24; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg.271 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.255