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Lot #80

Artist Allen Sapp
Title They Got a Load of Wood
Media acrylic on canvas
Dated 1988
Size 24 x 36 in. / 61 x 91.4 cm.
Frame Size 31 x 42.75 x 1.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed lower right; bears title and date on artist's label verso; framed

Reference
illustrated on page 26 in Two Spirits Soar, The Art of Allen Sapp; by W.P. Kinsella, Pub. by Stoddart Publishing Co. Ltd., Toronto, 1990)

Provenance
private collection, Calgary

Sold $8,775 Estimate $4,000/$6,000

Biographical Information
Allen Sapp ~ [1929-2015] Canadian RCA
see Cree Life - the Art of Allen Sapp, by J.Warner, Douglas Ltd., 1977; Two Spirits Soar - The Art of Allen Sapp, The Inspiration of Allan Gonor, by W.Kinsella, Stoddart Publishing, 1990; Kiskayetum - Allen Sapp: - Retrospective, by B.Boyer, MacKenzie Art Gallery, 1994; The Song Within My Heart, D.Bouchard, Raincoast Books, 2002; Nokum is My Teacher, by David Bouchard, Red Deer Press, 2006; include in Time for Dialogue, by J.Cardinal-Schubert, pg.19, Calgary Aboriginal Awareness Society, 1992; biographies in Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.223, Fifth House Pub., 1994 and Westbridge,Vol.4, pg.4; 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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