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Lot #46

Artist Clarence Alphonse Gagnon
Title Trappeur dans la Foret, Charlevoix
Media pastel and graphite on paper
Size 3.5 x 4.75 in. / 8.9 x 12.1 cm.
Frame Size 9.5 x 11.5 x 1.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

estate stamp lower right; certificate of authenticity from Walter Klinkhoff verso; bears title on gallery label verso; framed with special glass

according to label verso 'study for an oil on canvas '; possibly a reference to Matin de Printemps, an unfinished canvas circa 1924 in the Public Archives of Canada, illustrated page 99 in Clarence Gagnon, by R.Boissay, Heritage Brouquet, 1988)

Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, label verso; from an Edmonton estate

Hammer $1,800 Estimate $1,200/$1,500

Biographical Information
Clarence Alphonse Gagnon ~ [1881-1942] Canadian RCA
see Clarence A. Gagnon, by A.Robson, Ryerson Press, 1938; Catalogue Of Memorial Exhibition Of C. Gagnon / J.W. Beatty, Art Gallery of Toronto, 1942; Clarence Gagnon, by R.Boissay, Heritage Brouquet, 1988; The Prints of Clarence Gagnon, by I.Thom, A.G.G.V., 1981; biography and another example in N.G.C. - Vol.2, G-K, ed. C.Hill, pg.5; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.127; Printmaking in Quebec, 1900-1950, by D.Martin, pg.86, Musee du Quebec, 1988; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.2, pg.244; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.2, Westbridge Pub., 2000