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Lot #4

Artist Maxwell Bennett Bates
Title Indian Cemetery
Media oil on canvas
Dated 1962
Size 24 x 30 in. / 61 x 76.2 cm.
Frame Size 27.5 x 33.5 x 1.25 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed and dated lower right; titled verso; framed

Reference
included in the Max Bates in Retrospect, 1921-1971, catalogue No. 76, Vancouver Art Gallery, 1973 as well as Maxwell Bates: Landscapes 1948-1978, catalogue #24, by N.Townshend, Medicine Hat Art Gallery, 1982 [with thanks to NT])

Provenance
from the estates of John and Grace Davenall Turner / Joyce Davenall Turner

Hammer $4,000 Estimate $5,000/$7,000

Biographical Information
Maxwell Bennett Bates ~ [1906-1980] Canadian ASA, CGP, CSPWC, RCA
see Maxwell Bates, Retrospective Exhibition, by R.Bloore, Norman Mackenzie, 1961; Maxwell Bates, by C.Graham, AGGV, 1966; Maxwell Bates, by F.Eckhardt, WAG, 1968; Maxwell Bates, in Retrospect, by T.Guernsey, VAG, 1973; Maxwell Bates, A Retrospective, by I.Thom, AGGV, 1982; Maxwell Bates: Landscapes 1948-1978, by N.Townshend, Medicine Hat Art Gallery, 1982; Maxwell Bates, Biography of an Artist, by K.Snow, U. of Calgary Press; Maxwell Bates: Canada's Premier Expressionist of the 20th Century, by N.Townshend, 2005; wrote and illustrated A Wilderness of Days, by Maxwell Bates, Sono Nis Press, 1978; biography in Benezit, Tome 1, pg.506

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