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Lot #18

Artist Winston Elliott
Title Canadian Art Galleries
Media oil on wood panel
Dated ca. 1947
Size 16 x 11.75 in. / 40.6 x 29.8 cm.
Frame Size 20 x 16 x 0.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed verso; bears date on label verso; framed

Reference
illustrated on page 108 of Sunfield Painter, The Reminiscences of John Davenall Turner, published by The University of Alberta Press, Edmonton, 1982; check out this youtube video by Miles Walker which includes views from the exhibition of his work at the West Vancouver Museum https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umFB8ysXRDg)

Provenance
from the estates of John and Grace Davenall Turner / Joyce Davenall Turner, Calgary

Sold $4,973 Estimate $1,000/$2,000

Biographical Information
Winston Elliott ~ [1924-2020] Canadian
served as an official war artist in Ottawa during WWII and graduated from the Ontario College of Art https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/north-vancouver-bc/winston-elliott-9225293; 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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