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Lot #26

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title The Stump - Blackfoot Indian from Gleichen
Media pastel on paper
Dated ca. 1939
Size 17 x 11.5 in. / 43.2 x 29.2 cm.
Frame Size 27.75 x 21.75 x 1.25 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower right; bears inscription along bottom; bears title and date on gallery label verso; framed with special glass; minor tears in margins noted

Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Alberta

Sold $21,060 Estimate $20,000/$25,000

Biographical Information
Nicholas de Grandmaison ~ [1892-1978] Canadian ASA, MSA, RCA
see History in Their Blood; Indian Portraits of Nicholas de Grandmaison, by H.Dempsey, Douglas and McIntyre, 1982 for many other examples; Drawn from the Past, Nicholas de Grandmaison, by Gordon Snyder, Snyder Fine Art, 2007; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.2 pg.305 for biography; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.87, Westbridge Pub., 1999; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.155