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Lot #531

Artist Ina D.D. Uhthoff
Title Untitled - Indian Days
Media charcoal on paper
Dated ca. 1942
Size 26.5 x 20 in. / 67.3 x 50.8 cm.
Frame Size 34 x 28.25 x 1 in.

Place Absentee Bid

unsigned; framed

copy of certificate of authenticity from the artist's son, John Campbell Uhthoff verso; including inscription 'Probably completed during the 1942 Indian Days ceremony in Banff when my Mother was living there temporarily' plus other notes on paper attached verso)

from the artist's estate; private collection, Vancouver Island

Hammer $525 Estimate $400/$500

Biographical Information
Ina D.D. Uhthoff ~ [1889-1971] Canadian
see Ina D.D. Uhthoff Memorial Exhibition, C.Graham, A.G.G.V., 1972; another example in One Hundred Years of B.C. Art, V.A.G., 1958; Permanent Collection, A.G.G.V., 1964; The Mountains and the Sky, by L.Render, pg.98; From Desolation to Splendour, by M.Tippett, pg.124-6, Clarke Irwin; biography and another example in Printmaking in British Columbia 1889-1983, by N.Tuele, 1984, A.G.G.V.; excellent biography on the Canadian Women Artists History Initiative site http://cwahi.concordia.ca developed through the Department of Art History at Concordia University, Montreal; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg. 76, Westbridge Pub., 2003