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Lot #154

Artist Lyle Sopel
Title Fast Water - Fishing Bear
Media green nephrite jade, rhodonite and petrified wood sculpture
Size 15.5 x 16.75 x 13.5 in. / 39.4 x 42.5 x 34.3 cm.

signed and artist's number 'F223' along bottom; bears title on gallery label on bottom

lot includes Certificate of Authenticity from the artist; please consider the delicate nature and weight [84 lbs] when bidding/shipping)

Canada House Gallery, Banff, label on bottom; from the Estate of Dr. Joan Snyder, a prominent Calgary philanthropist; proceeds from this work will help fulfill Joan's wishes to support the University of Calgary. To read more about Dr. Joan Snyder, visit the University of Calgary's Memoriam

Sold $10,530 Estimate $5,000/$7,000

Biographical Information
Lyle Sopel ~ [b.1952] Canadian
see artist's website www.sopel.com; represented by Canada House Gallery, Banff and Kube Gallery, Fort Langley; 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