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Lot #234

Artist Takao Tanabe
Title Summer Foothills 6/79
Media acrylic on canvas
Dated 1979
Size 26 x 32 in. / 66 x 81.3 cm.
Frame Size 27.25 x 33.25 x 2 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated verso; framed

Provenance
Marlborough Godord, Toronto/Montreal, label verso; from a prominent Calgary collection and by descent

Hammer $12,000 Estimate $10,000/$15,000

Biographical Information
Takao Tanabe ~ [b.1926] Canadian RCA
see Takao Tanabe 1972-1976 The Land by J.Rule, MacKenzie Art Gallery, 1976; Takao Tanabe New Prints, I.Thom, Periwinkle Press, 1994; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.289; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.438; R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.396; Artists of Alberta, by S.Baker, pg.82, U. of A. Press, 1980; included in 7 West Coast Painters, by I.McNairn, Fine Arts Gallery, U.B.C., 1959; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.53-54, Westbridge Pub., 2003; included in www.artcyclopedia.com; retrospective exhibition of the artist held at the AGGV, Oct. 2005

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