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Lot #477

Artist John Davenall Turner
Title Junction of Elbow and Little Elbow River
Media oil on wood board
Size 10.5 x 13.5 in. / 26.7 x 34.3 cm.
Frame Size 15.75 x 18.75 x 1.25 in.

Place Absentee Bid

artist's name and title on gallery label verso; framed

John Davenall Turner and his wife Grace started Canadian Art Galleries in 1945)

Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Calgary

Sold $468 Estimate $400/$600

Biographical Information
John Davenall Turner ~ [1900-1980] Canadian ASA
see Sunfield Painter, The Reminiscences of John Davenall Turner, by J.Turner, University of Alberta Press, 1982 and The Artful Codger, by J.Turner, Whyte Foundation, Banff, 1978; Shell Canada Collection, by B.Shammas, pg.56, Shell Canada, Calgary, 1977; included in Jubilee Exhibition of Alberta Paintings, by J.Nicoll, pg.30, Calgary Allied Art Centre, 1955; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.74, Westbridge Pub., 2003