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Lot #69

Artist Francis [Franz] Hans Johnston
Title The Glorious Bay [Georgian Bay]
Media oil on wood board
Dated ca. 1930
Size 12 x 16 in. / 30.5 x 40.6 cm.
Frame Size 18.5 x 22.25 x 2.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed lower left; signed and titled verso; bears date on gallery reciept; framed; some yellowing of varnish noted

Provenance
purchased from Masters Gallery, Calgary in 1978; private collection, Southern Alberta

Sold $11,700 Estimate $10,000/$15,000

Biographical Information
Francis [Franz] Hans Johnston ~ [1888-1949] Canadian CSPWC, OSA, RCA
see A Grand Eye for Glory, A Life of Franz Johnston, by R.Burford Mason, Dundurn Press, 1998; Paul Rodrik / Frank H. Johnston, published by Champlain College, Trent University, 1973; biography and other examples in N.G.C. Vol.2, G-K, ed.C.Hill, pg.347; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.222; Art Collection of McMaster University, by K.Ness, pg.238; R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.212; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.3, pg.566; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.80, Westbridge Pub., 2000; 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

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