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Lot #48

Artist Kenneth Edison Danby
Title Grand River
Media egg tempera on board
Dated 1996
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

Sold $6,435 Estimate $7,000/$9,000

Biographical Information
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