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Lot #68

Artist Attributed to Arthur Lismer
Title Untitled - Sketch of Distinguished Gentleman
Media graphite on paper
Dated ca. 1945
Size 7.75 x 4.25 in. / 19.7 x 10.8 cm.
Frame Size 14 x 11 x 0.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

unsigned; framed with archival mat

according to the family, the grandfather went to the Arts and Letters Club in Toronto where he received this sketch)

private collection, Calgary

Hammer $400 Estimate $400/$600

Biographical Information
Attributed to Arthur Lismer ~ [1885-1969] Canadian CSPWC, OSA, RCA
see Arthur Lismer Paintings 1913-1949, by S.Key, Art Gallery of Toronto, 1950; September Gale, a Study of Arthur Lismer, by J.McLeish, Dent and Sons, 1955; Bright Land - A Warm Look at Arthur Lismer, by L.Darroch, Merritt Pub., 1981; Arthur Lismer Nova Scotia, 1916-1919, by G.Kelly, Dalhousie Art Gallery, 1983; Canadian Jungle: the Later Works of Arthur Lismer, by D.Reid, A.G.O., 1985; A New Angle on Canadian Art, by I.Thom, McMichael Canadian Collection, 1985; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.172; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.244; biography in Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, by E.Benezit, Tome 6, pg.694; The Group of Seven in Western Canada, by C.Mastin, pg.44