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Lot #35

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title John Hunter - Stoney from Morley
Media oil on canvas board
Dated ca. 1945
Size 23.25 x 17 in. / 59.1 x 43.2 cm.
Frame Size 33.5 x 27.25 x 1.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed and inscribed 'Banff' lower left; bears title 'John Hunter - Chief Sitting Eagle [Ubi-thka Lyodage], Chiniki Ban Stoney Nakoda [1874-1971]' and date on plaque; framed

Kenneth G. Heffel Fine Art, Vancouver, label verso; private collection, Calgary

Sold $15,210 Estimate $15,000/$20,000

Biographical Information
Nicholas de Grandmaison ~ [1892-1978] Canadian ASA, MSA, RCA
see History in Their Blood; Indian Portraits of Nicholas de Grandmaison, by H.Dempsey, Douglas and McIntyre, 1982 for many other examples; Drawn from the Past, Nicholas de Grandmaison, by Gordon Snyder, Snyder Fine Art, 2007; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.2 pg.305 for biography; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.87, Westbridge Pub., 1999; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.155; listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website