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Lot #417

Artist Alfred Joseph Casson
Title Moneywort
Media colour silkscreen on wood veneer
Size 8 x 3 in. / 20.3 x 7.6 cm.
Frame Size 16.25 x 11.25 x 1 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed with initials in screen lower right; bears title on gallery label verso; framed

Reference
printed Christmas Card from Alice and Charles Matthews [of Sampson and Matthews], attached verso

Provenance
The Collectors' Gallery of Art, Calgary, label verso

Hammer $225 Estimate $400/$500

Biographical Information
Alfred Joseph Casson ~ [1898-1992] Canadian CSPWC, CGP, OSA, RCA
see A.J. Casson, by P.Duval, Roberts Gallery, 1975; A.J. Casson, by J.Murray, Art Gallery of Windsor, 1978; A.J. Casson: His Life and Works / A Tribute, by P.Duval, Cerebrus, 1980; A.J. Casson, My Favourite Watercolours 1919 to 1957, by P.Duval, Cerebrus, 1982; A.J. Casson: Early Works, by I.Thom, McMichael Collection, 1984; A.J. Casson: Behind the Scenes, C. Jackson, Varley Art Gallery, 2006; biographies in N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.180; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.63; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.1, pg.122; Westbridge, Vol.1, pg. 60; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg. 65

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