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Lot #98

Artist Cornelius Krieghoff
Title Hunter in a Blizzard
Media oil on canvas
Size 11 x 9 in. / 27.9 x 22.9 cm.
Frame Size 16 x 14.5 x 2.5 in.

signed lower right; bears title on gallery label verso; framed; canvas relined

'Certain subjects, such as the Native hunter on Snowshoes, he produced very frequently, sometimes in virtually identical versions ...', page 82 Krieghoff: Images of Canada by Dennis Reid, published by Douglas and McIntyre and the AGO, 1999; see also the same hunter [possibly before the blizzard hit] illustrated on page 97 titled Hunter Restin Gun on Snowshoe circa 1860, from the Thomson Collection)

Spiller Gallery, London, label verso; ex-collection Blair Laing, Toronto and Ken Thomson, Toronto; Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso; 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 $29,250 Estimate $10,000/$15,000

Biographical Information
Cornelius Krieghoff ~ [1815-1872] Canadian
see Cornelius Krieghoff, Pioneer Painter Of North America, by Marius Barbeau, MacMillan Comp, 1934; Krieghoff, J. Russell Harper, UofT, 1979; Krieghoff, Images of Canada, by D.Reid, AG.O., 1999; Krieghoff, by J.R.Harper, Prospero Books, 1999; N.G.C. Vol.2, G-K, ed.P.Landry, pg.384; A.G.O., by the A.G.O. pg.232; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., pg. 228 and M.M.F.A., pg.208 by E.McMann; biography in E.P.E.C., by R.Harper, pg.184 and C.MacDonald, Vol.3,pg.679; Robson, pg.19; Colgate, pg.8; Benezit, Tome 6, pg.316; Cloverdale Collection of Canadiana, Public Archives, pg.70