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Lot #5

Artist Maxwell Bennett Bates
Title Untitled - Alberta Landscape
Media oil on canvas board
Dated 1962
Size 15.75 x 19.75 in. / 40 x 50.2 cm.
Frame Size 22 x 26 x 1.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed and dated lower right; framed

Reference
the exhibition Maxwell Bates: The In Crowd is currently on at the Glenbow Museum, Calgary and runs from February 8 - May 24, 2020)

Provenance
ex-collection Jim Millard, Calgary; Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Calgary

Hammer $2,100 Estimate $2,000/$3,000

Biographical Information
Maxwell Bennett Bates ~ [1906-1980] Canadian ASA, CGP, CSPWC, RCA
see Maxwell Bates, Retrospective Exhibition, by R.Bloore, Norman Mackenzie, 1961; Maxwell Bates, by C.Graham, AGGV, 1966; Maxwell Bates, by F.Eckhardt, WAG, 1968; Maxwell Bates, in Retrospect, by T.Guernsey, VAG, 1973; Maxwell Bates, A Retrospective, by I.Thom, AGGV, 1982; Maxwell Bates: Landscapes 1948-1978, by N.Townshend, Medicine Hat Art Gallery, 1982; Maxwell Bates, Biography of an Artist, by K.Snow, U. of Calgary Press; Maxwell Bates: Canada's Premier Expressionist of the 20th Century, by N.Townshend, 2005; wrote and illustrated A Wilderness of Days, by Maxwell Bates, Sono Nis Press, 1978; biography in Benezit, Tome 1, pg.506

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