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Lot #90

Artist Arthur Lismer
Title Untitled - Alma Duncan and Friends
Media graphite and ink on paper
Dated 1943
Size 9.75 x 8 in. / 24.8 x 20.3 cm.
Frame Size 19 x 16.5 x 1.25 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
estate stamp lower right; bears inscription 'Alma Duncan' center left and 'drawn by Arthur Lismer 8-IV-43' lower right; framed with archival mat; mat loose in frame

Provenance
purchased from Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary; private collection, Calgary

Hammer $1,100 Estimate $800/$1,000

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; The Group of Seven in Western Canada, by C.Mastin, pg.44

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