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Lot #37

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Blood Indian Brave
Media pastel on sandpaper
Dated ca. 1930
Size 19.5 x 15 in. / 49.5 x 38.1 cm.
Frame Size 27 x 22 x 2.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower left; in period frame

purchased from the artist; from a prominent Calgary family and by descent

Estimate $15,000/$20,000

Biographical Information
Nicholas de Grandmaison ~ [1892-1978] Canadian ASA, MSA, RCA
see History in Their Blood; Indian Portraits of Nicholas de Grandmaison, by H.Dempsey, Douglas and McIntyre, 1982 for many other examples; Drawn from the Past, Nicholas de Grandmaison, by Gordon Snyder, Snyder Fine Art, 2007; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.2 pg.305 for biography; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.87, Westbridge Pub., 1999; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.155