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Lot #215

Artist Mark Douglas Dicey
Title Giotto's Table [Diptych]
Media acrylic on canvas
Dated 2014
Size 41.25 x 182 in. / 104.8 x 462.3 cm.
Frame Size 43 x 184 x 2.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed, titled and dated verso; two panels measuring [41.25 x 91 inches] each; framed together; some stains and surfaced dirt noted

Reference
frame and canvases can be split for easier moving and installation; includes plaque inscribed 'Dicey's practise is driven by his passion for abstraction; its history and current directions. He pursues both controlled and free form spontaneity in developing his abstract compositions. A great influence on Dicey, and in particular the recently commissioned painting Giotto's Table is Giotto's painting from the late Middle Ages. The frescoes of Giotto [di Bondone] left a lasting impression on Dicey')

Provenance
corporate collection, Edmonton

Sold $18,720 Estimate $6,000/$8,000

Biographical Information
Mark Douglas Dicey ~ [b.1959] Canadian
artist's web site at www.markdicey.ca; see more work by the artist in his exhibition Each Painted Document at the Nickle Galleries, Calgary, February 1 to April 7, 2018; represented by Jarvis Hall Gallery, Calgary; 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

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