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Lot #271

Artist Ronald York Wilson
Title Red Boat - Mexico
Media oil on paper board
Dated 1956
Size 11.5 x 15.5 in. / 29.2 x 39.4 cm.
Frame Size 15.75 x 20 x 1.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed lower centre; titled and dated on artist's label verso; framed; some surface dirt noted

Provenance
The Upstairs Gallery, Winnipeg, label verso; from a Calgary estate

Sold $1,287 Estimate $600/$800

Biographical Information
Ronald York Wilson ~ [1907-1984] Canadian CGP, OSA, RCA
see York Wilson, Retrospective 1927-1973, by R.Bradley, Sarnia Public Library and Art Gallery, 1974; York Wilson, His Life and Work, 1907-1984, by L.Wilson, Carleton University Art Gallery, 1997; biography and another example in N.G.C., Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.334; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.515; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.110, Westbridge Pub., 2003; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.432 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.403

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