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Lot #510

Artist Gordon Appelbe Smith
Title Low Tide #39/40
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Size 10.25 x 15.75 in. / 26 x 40 cm.

Place Absentee Bid

signed, titled and numbered along bottom; unframed

private collection, Calgary

Estimate $500/$700

Biographical Information
Gordon Appelbe Smith ~ [b.1919] Canadian BCSA, CGP, CPE, RCA
see Gordon Smith Don't Look Back, by I.Thom, Black Dog Pub., 2014; Gordon Smith: The Act of Painting, by I. M. Thom and A. Hunter, Douglas & McIntyre, 1997; Gordon Smith Recent Work by K.Wallace, V.A.G., 1988; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.423 as well as N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg. 283 for biography and other examples; 1975-76 The Canadian Canvas, by Time Canada Ltd., 1975; included in 7 West Coast Painters, by I.McNairn, Fine Arts Gallery, U.B.C., 1959; see also Westbridge, Vol.4, pg. 30; 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; brother of Donald Appelbe Smith; co-founder of Artists for Kids Trust in 1989, with Jack Shadbolt and Bill Reid; see website at www.smithfoundation.ca for ongoing charitable arts-related work of Gordon and his wife, Marion