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Lot #126

Artist Daphne Odjig
Title The Living Forest
Media pastel on paper
Dated 1981
Size 24.25 x 18 in. / 61.6 x 45.7 cm.
Frame Size 33.25 x 26.75 x 1.5 in.

signed and dated lower left; bears title on exhibition and gallery labels verso; framed with archival mat

illustrated and included in the The Drawings and Paintings of Daphne Odjig: A Retrospective Exhibition, 2007, catalogue 39 on page 104 approx. by Bonnie Devine, published by the National Gallery of Canada, 2007; this exhibition travelled across Canada showing at the Art Gallery of Sudbury, 2007, the Kamloops Art Gallery, 2008 and the National Gallery, Ottawa, 2010; also illustrated on page 58 in Odjig: The Art of Daphne Odjig 1966-2000, by Bob Boyer and Carol Podedworny, published by Key Porter Books Limited, 2001)

Gallery Gevik, Toronto, label verso; private collection, Calgary

Sold $10,530 Estimate $7,000/$10,000

Biographical Information
Daphne Odjig ~ [1919-2016] Canadian RCA
see Daphne Odjig - A Retrospective 1946-1985 by E.McLuhan, Thunder Bay National Exhibition Centre, 1985; Four Decades of Prints, by M.Wood, Kamloops Art Gallery, 2005; Daphne Odjig, by B.Devine, NGC, 2007; included in Time for Dialogue, by J.Cardinal-Schubert, pg.18, Calgary Aboriginal Awareness Society, 1992; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.5, pg.1419 for biography; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.58, Westbridge Pub., 2001; 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