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Lot #411

Artist Friedrich Wilhelm [Fritz] Brandtner
Title Reclining Nude
Media watercolour and ink on paper
Dated 1935
Size 14 x 10.75 in. / 35.6 x 27.3 cm.
Frame Size 24.5 x 20.75 x 1.25 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed middle centre; bears title and date on gallery label verso; framed; small stain on shoulder noted; some handling marks on frame noted

Kastel Gallery, Montreal, label verso; private collection, Victoria

Hammer $350 Estimate $500/$700

Biographical Information
Friedrich Wilhelm [Fritz] Brandtner ~ [1896-1969] Canadian CGP, CSGA, CSPWC, FCA, MSA
see The Brave New World of Fritz Brandtner, by H.Duffy, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 1982; N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.124; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.40; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.1, pg.77; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.44, Westbridge Pub., 1999; Manitoba Society of Artists by J.Stoppler, pg.62, the Manitoba Society of Artists, 2003; see Printmaking in Quebec, 1900-1950, by D.Martin, pg.56, Musee du Quebec, 1988 and Images of the Land, 1919-1945, by P.Ainslie, pg.77 for examples of his prints; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg.43 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.42