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Lot #471

Artist Owen P. Staples
Title Untitled - Mist in the Valley
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1917
Size 10.75 x 15 in. / 27.3 x 38.1 cm.
Frame Size 14.25 x 18.25 x 1.25 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed and dated lower left; framed

private collection, Calgary

Sold $293 Estimate $150/$200

Biographical Information
Owen P. Staples ~ [1866-1949] Canadian CPE, CSPWC, OSA
see Owen Staples, Painter of Canada's Past, by R.Staples, Hogarth Productions, 1994; E.P.E.C., by R.Harper, pg.297 for biography; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.386 and The Society of Canadian Painter-Etchers and Engravers in Retrospect, by A.Oko, pg.77, Art Gallery of Hamilton, 1981; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.42, Westbridge Pub., 2003