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Lot #432

Artist John Colin Forbes
Title Untitled - Calm Float
Media oil on canvas
Size 13 x 20.5 in. / 33 x 52.1 cm.
Frame Size 21.75 x 29 x 1.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower right; framed; some cracking noted; handling marks and chips in frame noted

corporate collection, Calgary

Sold $936 Estimate $500/$700

Biographical Information
John Colin Forbes ~ [1846-1925] Canadian OSA, SCA, RCA
biography and other examples in N.G.C. Vol. A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.373; biographies in E.P.E.C., by R.Harper, pg.114 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg. 117, Westbridge Pub., 1999; Canadian Watercolours and Drawings in the R.O.M., by M.Allodi, Vol.1, R.O.M., 1974; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg.127 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.128; travelled with O'Brien to the Rockies in 1886; listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website