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Lot #215

Artist Gershon Iskowitz
Title Ultra Blue Violet B
Media oil on canvas
Dated 1979
Size 49.75 x 44 in. / 126.4 x 111.8 cm.
Frame Size 51 x 45 x 1.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed, titled and dated verso; framed; very minor paint loss and surface dirt noted

Gallery Moos, Toronto, label verso; from a Calgary estate

Sold $29,250 Estimate $20,000/$30,000

Biographical Information
Gershon Iskowitz ~ [1921-1988] Canadian CSGA, RCA
see Iskowitz, by D.Burnett, A.G.O., 1982; biography and other examples in N.G.C. Vol.2, G-K, ed.P.Landry, pg.175; biography and example in A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.204; biography in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.2, pg.515; included in Contemporary Canadian Painters, Canada Council Art Bank, by G.James, n.d.; included in Landmarks of Canadian Art, by P.Mellon, pg.240, McClelland and Stewart, 1978; included in La Collection Tableau Inaugural, by P.Gagnon, M. d'art Contemporain, 1992; included in www.artcyclopedia.com