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Lot #420

Artist Reta Madeline Cowley
Title Summer Now
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1983
Size 22 x 29 in. / 55.9 x 73.7 cm.
Frame Size 29.5 x 36 x 1.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

dated lower right; bears artist's name and title on gallery label verso; framed with archival mat

Gallery One Toronto, label verso; from a Calgary estate

Sold $702 Estimate $300/$500

Biographical Information
Reta Madeline Cowley ~ [1910-2004] Canadian CSPWC
see Reta Summers Cowley, by T.Fenton, Mendel Art Gallery, 2006; Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Women, by M.Newman, pg.29; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.1, pg.150; Saskatchewan: Art and Artists, by N.Dillow, pg.28, MacKenzie Art Gallery, 1971; Watercolour Painting in Saskatchewan 1905-1980, by Robert D. Christie, Mendel Art Gallery, 1981; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.75, Westbridge Pub., 1999; North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century, ed. J.Heller, pg.138, Garland Pub., 1995; represented by art placement, Saskatoon; listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website