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Lot #405

Artist Barbara Ballachey
Title Wasa Evening
Media oil on canvas
Dated 1981
Size 36 x 22 in. / 91.4 x 55.9 cm.
Frame Size 37 x 23 x 2.5 in.

signed and dated lower right; signed and titled verso; framed

private collection, Calgary

Sold $468 Estimate $700/$900

Biographical Information
Barbara Ballachey ~ [b.1949] Canadian ASA
Barbara Ballachey is a Calgary based abstract landscape painter. She studied at McGill University, l’Ecole des Beaux-Arts and has a BFC from University of Calgary. Her works were prominently featured to represent 70s and 80s in Glenbow’s Made in Calgary exhibitions.

see Barbara Ballachey, by Edmonton Art Gallery, 1974; biography in Contemporary '88 Calgary, by Olympic Arts Festival; Artists of Alberta, by S.Baker, pg.49, U. of A. Press, 1980; Shell Canada Collection, by B.Shammas, pg.4, Shell Canada, 1977; Spaces and Places: Eight Decades of Landscape Painting in Alberta, by J.Ironside, pg.94, A.A.F., 1986; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.15, Westbridge Pub., 1999