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Lot #46

Artist Roland Gissing
Title Early Autumn, Ghost Valley
Media oil on canvas
Dated 1954
Size 18 x 24 in. / 45.7 x 61 cm.
Frame Size 22.25 x 28.5 x 1.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated on artist's label verso; framed

Provenance
Agghazy Gallery, Calgary, label verso; from the Estate of James Richardson Fish with proceeds to the Calgary Foundation

Hammer $1,500 Estimate $2,500/$3,000

Biographical Information
Roland Gissing ~ [1895-1967] Canadian ASA
see Roland Gissing, The People's Painter, by M.Foran, UofC Press, 1988 for many examples of the artist's work; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.2 pg.278 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.12, Westbridge Pub., 2000; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg.149 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.145; included in The Alberta Society of Artists: Sixty Years, by M.Joslin, E.A.G., 1992; Colgate, pg.184; included in Jubilee Exhibition of Alberta Paintings, by J.Nicoll, Calgary Allied Art Centre, 1955; see Allgemeines Kunstler-Lexikon, Band 55, pg. 369, K.G. Saur Verlag Munchen-Leipzig, 1983-2009

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