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Lot #200

Artist John [Jack] Hamilton Bush
Title Untitled
Media colour silkscreen paper
Dated 1972
Size 30 x 18 in. / 76.2 x 45.7 cm.
Frame Size 37 x 25 x 1 in.

Place Absentee Bid

bears 'MARKGRAF' embossed chop lower left; framed; bears printed inscription 'Spoke to Peter Markgraf - the printer of this edition of serigraphs. Approx. 200 proofs were made and the artist received 10% of the edition. This accounts for the 20 signed and numbered proofs extant [in Roman Numerals] leaving approx. 180 unsigned proofs in existence' on label attached to backing

catalogue #13 in Woltjen/Udell Gallery Jack Bush Serigraph; listed edition of XX; a painting with the same configuration titled Little Yellow May 1968 was included in the Jack Bush, by Marc Mayer and Sarah Stanners, National Gallery of Canada, 2014 illustrated pg.196 although there is difference in the white or pink section centre right)

private collection, Calgary

Hammer $4,500 Estimate $2,500/$3,500

Biographical Information
John [Jack] Hamilton Bush ~ [1909-1977] Canadian CGP, CSGA, CSPWC, RCA
see The Heritage of Jack Bush, a Tribute, by K.Carpenter, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, 1971; Jack Bush, ed. K.Wilkin, McClelland and Stewart, 1984; Jack Bush Serigraph; pub. Woltjen/Udell Gallery; Jack Bush, by Marc Mayer and Sarah Stanners, National Gallery of Canada, 2014; N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.163; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.52; 1975-76 The Canadian Canvas, by Time Canada Ltd., 1975; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.1, pg.108 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.53, Westbridge Pub., 1999; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg.59 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.55