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Lot #421

Artist Robert Ford Gagen
Title Off Grand Manan, N.B.
Media watercolour on paper
Size 11.75 x 17.5 in. / 29.8 x 44.4 cm.
Frame Size 18.25 x 24.25 x 2.5 in.

signed lower right; bears title on gallery label verso; framed

The Collectors' Gallery Of Art, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Calgary

Estimate $700/$900

Biographical Information
Robert Ford Gagen ~ [1847-1926] Canadian CSPWC, OSA, RCA
see N.G.C. Vol.2, G-K, by C.Hill, pg.3; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.126; E.P.E.C., by R.Harper, pg.123; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.2, pg.242 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.1, Westbridge Pub., 2000; included in From Ocean to Ocean: Nineteenth Century Water Colour Painting in Canada, by J.Adamson, pg.5, A.G.O., 1978; Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, by E.Benezit, Tome 4, pg.125; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg.140 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.137