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Lot #42

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Portrait of a Young Man
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 11.5 x 8.75 in. / 29.2 x 22.2 cm.
Frame Size 20.75 x 18 x 1.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower right; bears title on gallery label verso; bears inscription 'Property of Sonia de Grandmaison Sr. given to Tamara 1987' on label attached verso; framed with archival mat and special glass

Loch Gallery, Calgary, label verso; ex-collection Tamara de Grandmaison; private collection, Calgary

Estimate $7,000/$9,000

Biographical Information
Nicholas de Grandmaison ~ [1892-1978] Canadian ASA, MSA, RCA
see History in Their Blood; Indian Portraits of Nicholas de Grandmaison, by H.Dempsey, Douglas and McIntyre, 1982 for many other examples; Drawn from the Past, Nicholas de Grandmaison, by Gordon Snyder, Snyder Fine Art, 2007; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.2 pg.305 for biography; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.87, Westbridge Pub., 1999; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.155; 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