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Lot #409

Artist Robert Donald Bruce
Title Mountains
Media oil on paper
Dated 1962
Size 17 x 23.5 in. / 43.2 x 59.7 cm.
Frame Size 26.25 x 32.25 x 1.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed and dated lower right; bears artist's name and title on label verso; framed with archival mat

Reference
The Vincent Price Collection, label verso)

Provenance
private collection, Ontario

Sold $257 Estimate $600/$800

Biographical Information
Robert Donald Bruce ~ [1911-1980] Canadian FCA, MSA
see The Art of Robert Bruce, by M. Hughes and D. DeGrow, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 2004; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists - Vol.1, by C.MacDonald. pg.96; Manitoba Society of Artists by J.Stoppler, pg.76, the Manitoba Society of Artists, 2003; The Winnipeg School of Art, by M.Baker, pg.92, University of Manitoba, 1984; exhibited in the 6th Winnipeg Show, W.A.G., 1960; the artist taught for 21 years at the University of Manitoba School of Art; a retrospective exhibition of his work was held at the UofM Gallery 111 in 1976; 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

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