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Lot #212

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Muscle Gut Power
Media acrylic on canvas
Dated 1973
Size 18 x 24 in. / 45.7 x 61 cm.
Frame Size 19.25 x 25 x 1.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed, dated and inscribed '287' lower left; titled verso; framed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary

Hammer $7,000 Estimate $4,000/$6,000

Biographical Information
Alex Janvier ~ [b.1935] Canadian RCA
see The Art of Alex Janvier: His First Thirty Years, 1960-1990, by L.Martin, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, 1993; Alex Janvier, by Greg Hill, National Gallery of Canada,2016; as well as Founders of the A.C.A., by V.Greenfield, pg.24 and 86; Time for Dialogue, by J.Cardinal-Schubert, pg.17, Calgary Aboriginal Awareness Society, 1992; see Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.3, pg.540; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.76, Westbridge Pub., 2000 and Artists of Alberta, by S.Baker, pg.30, U. of A. Press, 1980 for biographies; exhibited at Wallace Galleries, Calgary among others; member of the Alberta Order of Excellence, inducted 2010 and Member of the Order of Canada, inducted 2007; was awarded the Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts in 2008

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