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Lot #60

Artist Janet Mitchell
Title U.S. Soldiers on Train, Jasper to Prince Rupert & on to Alaska, WWII
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1943
Size 11.25 x 8.25 in. / 28.6 x 21 cm.
Frame Size 19.5 x 16 x 1.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed, titled and dated along bottom; framed with archival mat and special glass

Provenance
Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Calgary

Sold $1,404 Estimate $1,000/$1,200

Biographical Information
Janet Mitchell ~ [1912-1998] Canadian ASA, CSPWC, RCA
see Janet Mitchell, Life and Art, by P.Armstrong, Hyperion Press, 1990 and Janet Mitchell, a Retrospective Exhibition, by A.Oko, Glenbow-Alberta Institute, 1977; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.219; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.4, pg.1240; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.37, Westbridge Pub., 2001; North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century, ed. J.Heller, pg.384, Garland Pub., 1995; included in Jubilee Exhibition of Alberta Paintings, by J.Nicoll, pg.23, Calgary Allied Art Centre, 1955; 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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