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Lot #409

Artist Andre Charles Bieler
Title Untitled - Rocky Mountains, Banff
Media charcoal on paper
Dated 1947 --48
Size 6.25 x 10 in. / 15.9 x 25.4 cm.
Frame Size 13.5 x 16.75 x 1.25 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed with initials lower left; framed with archival mat and special glass

Reference
Art Gallery of Alberta and Art School, Banff, 1947 exhibition labels verso; the artist was teaching at the Banff School of Fine Art at this time)

Hammer $500 Estimate $500/$700

Biographical Information
Andre Charles Bieler ~ [1896-1989] Canadian CGP, CSGA, CSPWC, FCA, OSA, PDCC, RCA
see Retrospective Exhibition of Andre Bieler, by R.Ayre, A.E.A.C., 1963; Andre Bieler, An Artist's Life and Times, by F.Smith, Merritt Publishing, 1980; Andre Bieler in Rural Quebec, by F.Smith, A.E.A.C., 1988; Andre Bieler, by D.Karel, Les Presses de l'Universite Laval, 2003; Painters of Quebec,by M.Barbeau, p.24, 1946, Ryerson; N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.92; Images of the Land, 1919-1945, by P.Ainslie, pg.65; Printmaking in Quebec, 1900-1950, by D.Martin, pg.50, Musee du Quebec, 1988; Westbridge,Vol.1, pg.31; R.C.A.A., pg.36 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.32

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