Artist Maxwell Bennett Bates
Title Country of the Night Moth
Media oil on board
Dated 1960 -'s
Size 24 x 30 in. / 61 x 76.2 cm.
Frame Size 29 x 35 x 1.25 in.
signed upper right; titled and artist's stamp verso; framed
the exhibition Maxwell Bates: The In Crowd is currently on at the Glenbow Museum, Calgary and runs from February 8 - May 24, 2020)
Winchester Galleries, Victoria, label verso; private collection, Victoria
Maxwell Bennett Bates ~ [1906-1980] Canadian ASA, CGP, CSPWC, RCA
see Maxwell Bates, Retrospective Exhibition, by R.Bloore, Norman Mackenzie, 1961; Maxwell Bates, by C.Graham, AGGV, 1966; Maxwell Bates, by F.Eckhardt, WAG, 1968; Maxwell Bates, in Retrospect, by T.Guernsey, VAG, 1973; Maxwell Bates, A Retrospective, by I.Thom, AGGV, 1982; Maxwell Bates: Landscapes 1948-1978, by N.Townshend, Medicine Hat Art Gallery, 1982; Maxwell Bates, Biography of an Artist, by K.Snow, U. of Calgary Press; Maxwell Bates: Canada's Premier Expressionist of the 20th Century, by N.Townshend, 2005; wrote and illustrated A Wilderness of Days, by Maxwell Bates, Sono Nis Press, 1978; biography in Benezit, Tome 1, pg.506