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Lot #8

Artist Maxwell Bennett Bates
Title Fleurs Naturelles
Media ink on paper
Dated 1967
Size 14.5 x 12.25 in. / 36.8 x 31.1 cm.
Frame Size 23.25 x 20 x 0.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed, titled and dated lower left; framed with archival mat; minor handling marks on frame noted

Reference
the exhibition Maxwell Bates: The In Crowd is currently on at the Glenbow Museum, Calgary and runs from February 8 - May 24, 2020)

Provenance
private collection, Calgary

Hammer $650 Estimate $500/$700

Biographical Information
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

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