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Lot #236

Artist Katie von der Ohe
Title Untitled - Reclining Figure
Media oil on canvas
Dated 1960
Size 23.75 x 48 in. / 60.3 x 121.9 cm.
Frame Size 24.5 x 48.5 x 1.25 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed and dated lower right; in period frame; some surface dirt and cracking noted on frame and canvas

partial Alberta Society of Artists label verso; Elsie Perrin Williams Memorial Art Gallery, London, Canada, label verso; the retrospective exhibition Katie Ohe is currently on at the Esker Foundation, Calgary and runs from January 25 - September 6, 2020; for more about Katie Ohe, please read the Globe and Mail review of the Esker exhibition eskerfoundation.com/2020/02/08/katie-ohe-at-esker-the-globe-and-mail)

private collection, Calgary

Hammer $4,750 Estimate $6,000/$8,000

Biographical Information
Katie von der Ohe ~ [b.1937] Canadian ASA, RCA
see Katie Ohe, by R.Gordon, A.C.A., Pub. 1991; biography and another example in Founders of the A.C.A., by V.Greenfield, pg.95; Shell Canada Collection, by B.Shammas, pg.39, Shell Canada, Calgary, 1977; Alberta Society of Artists, the First Seventy Five Years, by K.Zimon, plate 59, UofC Press; Artists of Alberta, by S.Baker, pg.36, University of Alberta Press, 1980; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.5, pg.1428; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.60, Westbridge Pub., 2001