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Lot #480

Artist Dorothy Henzell Willis
Title Notre Dame des Victoires, Quebec City
Media watercolour on paper
Size 23.75 x 16.75 in. / 60.3 x 42.5 cm.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed and titled along bottom; framed; minor handling marks and surface dirt noted; very minor paper loss upper right corner

Reference
artist included in Alberta Mistresses of the Modern, 1935-1975, curated by Mary-Beth Laviolette at the Art Gallery of Alberta, 2012 and Rough Country, the Strangely Familiar in Mid-20th Century Alberta Art by Mary Beth Laviolette and Ruth Burns at the Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton October 3, 2015)

Provenance
from the estate of the artist

Sold $234 Estimate $700/$900

Biographical Information
Dorothy Henzell Willis ~ [1899-1988] Canadian ASA
see Printmaking in British Columbia 1889-1983, by N.Tuele, A.G.G.V. for biography and another example of the artist's work; joined the Edmonton Art Club in 1927 and listed in The Changing Picture - 65 Years of the Edmonton Art Club, by T.Fenton, E.A.G., 1987; by 1945 was living in Vancouver and artist in residence at U.B.C.; biography and example at www.jwprintsandmaps.com

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