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Lot #496

Artist Ted Raftery
Title Dawn on a Lee Shore
Media oil on canvas
Dated 1994
Size 24 x 36 in. / 61 x 91.4 cm.
Frame Size 34.5 x 46.5 x 2 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower right; signed, titled, dated and inscribed verso; framed

inscription verso 'after a stormy night, Dawn finds this 3 masted barque struggling to keep from grounding herself on a rocky shore somewhere in tropical waters - barque details from a painting of the Gwydyr Castle by Anton Fischer')

Gainsborough Galleries, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Regina

Hammer $950 Estimate $900/$1,200

Biographical Information
Ted Raftery ~ [b.1938] Canadian
biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.94, Westbridge Pub., 2001; 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; exhibited at Gainsborough Galleries, Calgary