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Lot #240

Artist Grant Leier
Title Polka Dot Rat
Media acrylic on canvas
Dated 2003
Size 36 x 17.75 in. / 91.4 x 45.1 cm.
Frame Size 37.75 x 19.75 x 2.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
unsigned; bears artist's name, title and date on gallery label verso; framed

Reference
illustrated on page 6 of Robertson Rat by Gillian B. Davies and Grant Leier, published by Cherubim books, 2004; signed book included with lot)

Provenance
Canada House Gallery, Banff, label verso; private collection, Calgary

Sold $995 Estimate $1,500/$2,000

Biographical Information
Grant Leier ~ [b.1956] Canadian
see The Romance Continues - the Art and Garden of Grant Leier and Nixie Barton, by G.Niosi, Touchwood Editions, 2005; Artists of British Columbia, by D.Morys-Edge, pg.71, Chartwell Pub., 1986 for artist's statement and another example; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.117, Westbridge Pub., 2000; listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website

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