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Lot #78

Artist Arthur Lismer
Title Rocky Shoreline
Media graphite on paper
Size 13.25 x 9.25 in. / 33.7 x 23.5 cm.
Frame Size 22.25 x 17.75 x 1.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed with artist's initial stamp lower left; bears title on gallery label verso; framed with archival mat

lot includes Arthur Lismer's Pen and Pencil: A Border of Beauty by Marjorie Lismer Bridges, published by Marjorie Lismer Bridges and Red Rock Publishing Co. Limited, Toronto, 1977)

purchased from the Lismer estate; Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso; from a Calgary estate

Hammer $1,800 Estimate $1,500/$2,000

Biographical Information
Arthur Lismer ~ [1885-1969] Canadian CSPWC, OSA, RCA
see Arthur Lismer Paintings 1913-1949, by S.Key, Art Gallery of Toronto, 1950; September Gale, a Study of Arthur Lismer, by J.McLeish, Dent and Sons, 1955; Bright Land - A Warm Look at Arthur Lismer, by L.Darroch, Merritt Pub., 1981; Arthur Lismer Nova Scotia, 1916-1919, by G.Kelly, Dalhousie Art Gallery, 1983; Canadian Jungle: the Later Works of Arthur Lismer, by D.Reid, A.G.O., 1985; A New Angle on Canadian Art, by I.Thom, McMichael Canadian Collection, 1985; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.172; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.244; biography in Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, by E.Benezit, Tome 6, pg.694; Mastin, pg.44