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Lot #68

Artist Arthur Lismer
Title Twisted Tree
Media ink on paper
Dated ca. 1932
Size 10.5 x 7 in. / 26.7 x 17.8 cm.
Frame Size 16.5 x 12 x 0.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed lower right; bears title and date on gallery label verso; framed

Provenance
Canadiana House, Calgary, label verso; from a Calgary estate

Hammer $1,600 Estimate $1,500/$2,000

Biographical Information
Arthur Lismer ~ [1885-1969] Canadian CSPWC, OSA, RCA
see Arthur Lismer Paintings 1913-1949, by S.Key, Art Gallery of Toronto, 1950; September Gale, a Study of Arthur Lismer, by J.McLeish, Dent and Sons, 1955; Bright Land - A Warm Look at Arthur Lismer, by L.Darroch, Merritt Pub., 1981; Arthur Lismer Nova Scotia, 1916-1919, by G.Kelly, Dalhousie Art Gallery, 1983; Canadian Jungle: the Later Works of Arthur Lismer, by D.Reid, A.G.O., 1985; A New Angle on Canadian Art, by I.Thom, McMichael Canadian Collection, 1985; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.172; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.244; biography in Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, by E.Benezit, Tome 6, pg.694; Mastin, pg.44

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