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Lot #26

Artist Joane Cardinal-Schubert
Title Prairie Letter
Media acrylic on canvas with handmade frame
Dated ca. 1997
Size 8 x 10 in. / 20.3 x 25.4 cm.
Frame Size 14.25 x 16 x 2 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
bears artist's name and title on tag verso; includes handmade frame with painted figurines; repair in canvas upper centre noted [1.5 inches long]; lot includes letter of authenticity from a family member of the artist; minor surface dirt and handling marks noted

Reference
copy of gallery exhibition invite from Gallery of Tribal Art, Vancouver, April 1997; invitation included with lot)

Provenance
purchased directly from the artist; private collection, British Columbia

Hammer $1,100 Estimate $900/$1,200

Biographical Information
Joane Cardinal-Schubert ~ [1942-2009] Canadian ASA, RCA
see The Writing on the Wall: the Work of Joane Cardinal-Schubert, by Lindsey Sharman, University of Calgary Press, 2017; A Measure of Success: Graduates of the A.C.A 1963-1984, by L.Greenwood, pg.110; Time for Dialogue, by J.Cardinal-Schubert, pg.49, Calgary Aboriginal Awareness Society, 1992; Indigena, Contemporary Native Perspectives, ed.G.McMaster, pg.130, Can. Museum of Civilization, 1992; Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art 1998, by C.Mastin C.Rowston, pg.13, E.A.G. Glenbow Museum, 1998; A Journey - Twenty Year Retrospective, Masters Gallery, Calgary, 1999; Alberta Society of Artists, the First Seventy Five Years, by K.Zimon, pg.115; biographies in Westbridge,Vol.1, pg.58 and N.Am.Women Artists of the Twentieth Century, ed. J.Heller, pg.109-110, Garland Pub., 1995

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