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Lot #64

Artist Francis [Franz] Hans Johnston
Title Great Bear Lake, N.W.T.
Media oil on canvas board
Dated 1939
Size 12 x 13.75 in. / 30.5 x 34.9 cm.
Frame Size 18.5 x 20.5 x 2.25 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed and titled lower left; bears title and date on backing; framed

Provenance
Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso; from the Warren Schmitke estate with proceeds to the Glenbow Museum Acquisition Fund

Estimate $4,000/$5,000

Biographical Information
Francis [Franz] Hans Johnston ~ [1888-1949] Canadian CSPWC, OSA, RCA
see A Grand Eye for Glory, A Life of Franz Johnston, by R.Burford Mason, Dundurn Press, 1998; Paul Rodrik / Frank H. Johnston, published by Champlain College, Trent University, 1973; biography and other examples in N.G.C. Vol.2, G-K, ed.C.Hill, pg.347; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.222; Art Collection of McMaster University, by K.Ness, pg.238; R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.212; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.3, pg.566; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.80, Westbridge Pub., 2000

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