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Lot #222.1

Artist Joseph [Joe] Fafard
Title Miniature Cow #23/75
Media bronze sculpture
Size 1.25 x 2.75 x 1.25 in. / 3.2 x 7 x 3.2 cm.

signed, numbered and indistinctly dated along bottom

purchased from a Saskachewan art gallery in the 1980s; private collection, Calgary

Sold $1,638 Estimate $1,000/$1,500

Biographical Information
Joseph [Joe] Fafard ~ [1942-2019] Canadian
see artist's website www.joefafard.com; see A Souvenir Album of Joe Fard's Pensees, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1973; Joe Fafard, Cows and Other Luminaries 1977-1987, by M.Teitelbaum, Mendel Art Gallery, 1987; Joe Fafard, by Terrence Heath, National Gallery of Canada, 2007; Joe Fafard: Retailles, by Jennifer McRorie and Kim Houghtaling, Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery, , 2016; Joe Fafard, Til the Cows Come Home, by Terrence Heath, Slate Fine Art Gallery, 2017; biographies in Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.86, Fifth House Pub., 1994; Saskatchewan: Art and Artists, by Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery, pg.29; see also Visions, Contemporary Art in Canada, ed.R.Keziere, pg.128 and N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.304; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg. 108, Westbridge Pub., 1999; 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