Artist Kenneth Edison Danby
Title Grand River
Media egg tempera on board
Size 13.25 x 18 in. / 33.7 x 45.7 cm.
Frame Size 21.25 x 26 x 1.75 in.
signed and dated lower right; bears title on artist's Mill Studios Corp. label verso; framed
this work is one of the ten original paintings used to create the lithographs for the portfolio A Spirit of Canada, published by Daniel Finn, Inc., 1996; see illustrated on page 62 in Ken Danby: New Paintings, October 24 - November 24, 1998 at the Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Toronto; see article about the 1856 mill which is part of a 47-acre property near Guelph that includes a separate artist’s workshop, stables and the original miller’s house. Danby's digs: Old mill home was an artist's landscape, Globe and Mail, June 25, 2009 by Carolyn Ireland)
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
Kenneth Edison Danby ~ [1940-2007] Canadian RCA
see Ken Danby, P.Duval, Clarke Irwin & Company, 1976; Ken Danby: the Graphic Work, Lithographs and Serigraphs, by G.Cumming, Art Gallery of Hamilton, 1980; Ken Danby: the New Decade, P.Duval, Stoddart Publishing, 1984; biography and other examples in N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.252; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg. 82, Westbridge Pub., 1999; see Allgemeines Kunstler-Lexikon, Band 24, pg. 68, K.G. Saur Verlag Munchen-Leipzig, 1983-2009; 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