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Lot #17

Artist Frederick Sproston Challener
Title In Mother's Arms
Media oil on paper board
Dated 1920
Size 8.25 x 11.5 in. / 21 x 29.2 cm.
Frame Size 11.5 x 14.5 x 1.25 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed and dated upper right; bears title on label verso; framed; minor handling marks on frame corners noted

The Roberts' Art Gallery, Toronto, label verso; from a Calgary estate

Hammer $600 Estimate $900/$1,200

Biographical Information
Frederick Sproston Challener ~ [1869-1959] Canadian CSPWC, OSA, RCA
see A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.70; N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.182; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.1, pg.124 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.61, Westbridge Pub., 1999; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg.70 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg. 63