Artist Roland Gissing
Title Near Red Deer Lake
Media oil canvas board
Size 14 x 18 in. / 35.6 x 45.7 cm.
Frame Size 17.25 x 21.25 x 1.25 in.
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated verso; framed; some minor surface dirt noted
ex-collection Bruce Phillips OC, journalist, including the Calgary Herald and CTV, and Privacy Commissioner of Canada; see his entry here
Roland Gissing ~ [1895-1967] Canadian ASA
see Roland Gissing, The People's Painter, by M.Foran, UofC Press, 1988 for many examples of the artist's work; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.2 pg.278 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.12, Westbridge Pub., 2000; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg.149 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.145; included in The Alberta Society of Artists: Sixty Years, by M.Joslin, E.A.G., 1992; Colgate, pg.184; included in Jubilee Exhibition of Alberta Paintings, by J.Nicoll, Calgary Allied Art Centre, 1955; see Allgemeines Kunstler-Lexikon, Band 55, pg. 369, K.G. Saur Verlag Munchen-Leipzig, 1983-2009