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Lot #474

Artist David Brown Milne
Title The Painting Place
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1930 --31
Size 4.5 x 6.5 in. / 11.4 x 16.5 cm.
Frame Size 15.25 x 15.25 x 1.25 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed with initials in plate upper left; signed along bottom; framed with archival mat

lot includes The Colophon: A Book Collectors' Quarterly Part Five , published by The Colophon, New York, 1931; catalogue #63 in Reflections in a Quiet Pool, by R. Tovell- ed:3100, eight sets [of two plates] were required to complete the edition; State V)

private collection, Calgary

Hammer $1,300 Estimate $900/$1,200

Biographical Information
David Brown Milne ~ [1882-1953] Canadian CSPWC
see Reflections in a Quiet Pool - The Prints of David Milne, by R.Tovell, NGC, 1980 for the definitive text on this artist's graphic career; David Milne and the Modern Tradition of Painting, by J.O'Brian, Coach House Press, 1983; David Milne, ed.I.Thom, VAG, 1992 and Painting Place: the Life and Work of David B. Milne, by D.Silcox, U of Toronto Press, 1996; David Milne Watercolours, by K.Lochnan, AGO, 2005; NGC Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.213; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.304; Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, by E.Benezit, Tome7, pg.425