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Lot #36

Artist Alan Caswell Collier
Title From Alert Bay, B.C.
Media oil on wood board
Size 12 x 16 in. / 30.5 x 40.6 cm.
Frame Size 18.75 x 22.75 x 1.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed lower left; signed, titled and inscribed 'G79-31 Alert Bay, B.C. on Cormorant Islands'; framed

Provenance
Kensington Art Gallery, Calgary, label verso; from a Calgary estate

Sold $2,808 Estimate $1,500/$2,000

Biographical Information
Alan Caswell Collier ~ [1911-1990] Canadian OSA, RCA
see Alan Caswell Collier, Of Man and Nature, by Doren Martin, Ottawa Art Gallery, 1998; the RCA presented an exhibition and catalogue of Alan's work An Artist's Journey - Alan Collier, R.C.A. in 1991; N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.200 for paintings in the N.G.C.; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.1 pg.135; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.69, Westbridge Pub., 1999; see Allgemeines Kunstler-Lexikon, Band 20, pg. 298, K.G. Saur Verlag Munchen-Leipzig, 1983-2009

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