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Lot #98

Artist Janet Mitchell
Title Grasses
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1962
Size 15 x 21.75 in. / 38.1 x 55.2 cm.
Frame Size 24.75 x 31 x 1 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed and dated lower right; bears title on exhibition labels verso; framed; handing marks on frame noted

included in the Janet Mitchell Retrospective, Glenbow Alberta Institute, Calgary, 1977 and the Janet Mitchell Retrospective: A Celebration, The Muttart Public Art Gallery, Calgary, 1996, both labels verso)

gift from Mr. Archie F. Key [Order of Canada; Managing Director of Calgary Allied Arts Centre] to the consignor; private collection, Victoria

Estimate $900/$1,200

Biographical Information
Janet Mitchell ~ [1912-1998] Canadian ASA, CSPWC, RCA
see Janet Mitchell, Life and Art, by P.Armstrong, Hyperion Press, 1990 and Janet Mitchell, a Retrospective Exhibition, by A.Oko, Glenbow-Alberta Institute, 1977; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.219; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.4, pg.1240; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.37, Westbridge Pub., 2001; North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century, ed. J.Heller, pg.384, Garland Pub., 1995; included in Jubilee Exhibition of Alberta Paintings, by J.Nicoll, pg.23, Calgary Allied Art Centre, 1955; 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