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Lot #51

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Mother and Child
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 23 x 20 in. / 58.4 x 50.8 cm.
Frame Size 42 x 37.5 x 2.5 in.

Notes
signed lower right; framed with special glass

Provenance
private collection, Calgary

Sold $11,115 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; 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

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