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Lot #489

Artist Arthur Lismer
Title Isles of Spruce
Media colour silkscreen on paper board
Size 19 x 26.25 in. / 48.3 x 66.7 cm.
Frame Size 21.75 x 29 x 1 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
unsigned; bears artist's name and title on backing; framed

Reference
printed by Sampson-Matthews Limited; illustrated on page 46-47 in Art for War and Peace: How a Great Art Project Helped Canada Discover Itself by Ian Sigvaldason and Scott Stedman, published by Read Leaf, 2015)

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton/British Columbia

Hammer $450 Estimate $300/$500

Biographical Information
Arthur Lismer ~ [1885-1969] Canadian CSPWC, OSA, RCA
see Arthur Lismer Paintings 1913-1949, by S.Key, Art Gallery of Toronto, 1950; September Gale, a Study of Arthur Lismer, by J.McLeish, Dent and Sons, 1955; Bright Land - A Warm Look at Arthur Lismer, by L.Darroch, Merritt Pub., 1981; Arthur Lismer Nova Scotia, 1916-1919, by G.Kelly, Dalhousie Art Gallery, 1983; Canadian Jungle: the Later Works of Arthur Lismer, by D.Reid, A.G.O., 1985; A New Angle on Canadian Art, by I.Thom, McMichael Canadian Collection, 1985; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.172; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.244; biography in Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, by E.Benezit, Tome 6, pg.694; The Group of Seven in Western Canada, by C.Mastin, pg.44

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