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Lot #265

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Painting 5-59
Media oil on wood board
Dated 1959
Size 47.75 x 59.5 in. / 121.3 x 151.1 cm.
Frame Size 57 x 69 x 1 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed and indistinctly inscribed '5-39' [or 5-59?] lower left; titled and dated verso; framed; handling marks and scratches on framed noted

see pages 76 and 253 for similar works from the same time period in Spirit Matters - Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett, Artist, Poet, Lay-Priest by Geoffrey Simmins, published by the University of Calgary, 2009)

purchased from Virginia Christopher Fine Art, Calgary; private collection, Calgary

Sold $2,340 Estimate $4,000/$6,000

Biographical Information
Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett ~ [1926-2018] Canadian ASA, RCA
see Spirit Matters - Ron [Gyo-Zo] Spickett, Artist, Poet, Lay-Priest, by G.Simmins, UofC Press, 2009; Founders of the A.C.A., by L.Greenfield pg.102; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.427; Permanent Collection, 1968, by F.Smith, cat.# 136, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 1968; Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.238, Fifth House Pub., 1994; included in Jubilee Exhibition of Alberta Paintings, by J.Nicoll, pg.29, Calgary Allied Art Centre, 1955; retrospective exhibition at the Triangle Gallery of Visual Art, Calgary in 1999; included in Alberta Society of Artists, the First Seventy Five Years, by K.Zimon, pg.101, plate 41, UofC Press