Artist Roland Gissing
Title Golden Poplars
Media oil on canvas
Size 22 x 30 in. / 55.9 x 76.2 cm.
Frame Size 27 x 35 x 1.5 in.
signed lower right; bears title on plaque attached to frame and on label verso; framed
Gainsborough Galleries, Calgary, label verso; from the estate of Jerry Segal, formerly of Cottage Craft Gifts and Fine Arts Ltd. in Calgary and also known as Western Canada's 'Sub King'; proceeds being generously donated to a Synagogue
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