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Lot #27

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Grasshopper Sarcee
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 21.5 x 16 in. / 54.6 x 40.6 cm.
Frame Size 31 x 25.5 x 1 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed lower right; titled and paper manufacturer stamp verso; framed with archival mat and special glass

Reference
see another portrait of Pat Grasshopper by the artist in the University of Lethbridge collection in Drawn from the Past, Nicholas de Grandmaison, by Gordon Snyder, pg.61 and also here)

Provenance
from a Calgary estate

Sold $18,720 Estimate $20,000/$25,000

Biographical Information
Nicholas de Grandmaison ~ [1892-1978] Canadian ASA, MSA, RCA
see History in Their Blood; Indian Portraits of Nicholas de Grandmaison, by H.Dempsey, Douglas and McIntyre, 1982 for many other examples; Drawn from the Past, Nicholas de Grandmaison, by Gordon Snyder, Snyder Fine Art, 2007; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.2 pg.305 for biography; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.87, Westbridge Pub., 1999; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.155

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