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Lot #45

Artist Roland Gissing
Title Untitled - Ranch in the Foothills
Media oil on canvas
Size 24 x 42 in. / 61 x 106.7 cm.
Frame Size 27.25 x 45.25 x 1.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed lower right; framed; some surface dirt noted; some chips and surface dirt on frame noted

Provenance
corporate collection, Calgary

Sold $5,558 Estimate $3,000/$4,000

Biographical Information
Roland Gissing ~ [1895-1967] Canadian ASA
see Roland Gissing, The People's Painter, by M.Foran, UofC Press, 1988 for many examples of the artist's work; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.2 pg.278 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.12, Westbridge Pub., 2000; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg.149 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.145; included in The Alberta Society of Artists: Sixty Years, by M.Joslin, E.A.G., 1992; Colgate, pg.184; included in Jubilee Exhibition of Alberta Paintings, by J.Nicoll, Calgary Allied Art Centre, 1955; see Allgemeines Kunstler-Lexikon, Band 55, pg. 369, K.G. Saur Verlag Munchen-Leipzig, 1983-2009; 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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