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Lot #39

Artist Illingworth Holey Kerr
Title Western Winter Night
Media oil on canvas
Dated 1980
Size 36 x 50 in. / 91.4 x 127 cm.
Frame Size 37.5 x 51.5 x 1.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed with monogram lower right; signed, titled and dated verso; framed

exhibited and listed catalogue #71 in Harvest of the Spirit: Illingworth Kerr Retrospective by The Edmonton Art Gallery, 1985; illustrated on page 199 in Paint and Circumstance by Illingworth Kerr, published by Jules and Maureen Poscente, Ralph Hedlin, Heidi Redekop and Wm. H. Hopper, 1987)

ex-collection Jon Whyte, Banff and by descent

Sold $52,650 Estimate $15,000/$25,000

Biographical Information
Illingworth Holey Kerr ~ [1905-1989] Canadian ASA, RCA
see Harvest of the Spirit, by M.Callahan, E.A.G., 1985 and Paint and Circumstance, by I.Kerr, Calgary, 1987; N.G.C. Vol.2 G-K, ed.C.Hill, pg.368; Founders of the A.C.A., by V.Greenfield, pg.87; Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.137, Fifth House Pub., 1994; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.3, pg.633; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.91, Westbridge Pub., 2000