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Lot #523

Artist John Davenall Turner
Title Native Son
Media oil on canvas board
Size 7 x 13 in. / 17.8 x 33 cm.
Frame Size 20 x 17 x 1.25 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
unsigned; titled verso; in period frame; some surface dirt and handling marks noted

Provenance
from the estates of John and Grace Davenall Turner / Joyce Davenall Turner

Sold $246 Estimate $200/$250

Biographical Information
John Davenall Turner ~ [1900-1980] Canadian ASA
see Sunfield Painter, The Reminiscences of John Davenall Turner, by J.Turner, University of Alberta Press, 1982 and The Artful Codger, by J.Turner, Whyte Foundation, Banff, 1978; Shell Canada Collection, by B.Shammas, pg.56, Shell Canada, Calgary, 1977; included in Jubilee Exhibition of Alberta Paintings, by J.Nicoll, pg.30, Calgary Allied Art Centre, 1955; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.74, Westbridge Pub., 2003

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