Artist Roland Gissing
Title Winter in the Foothills
Media oil on canvas board
Size 14 x 17.5 in. / 35.6 x 44.4 cm.
Frame Size 20 x 23.75 x 1.5 in.
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated on artist's label verso; framed
lot includes Roland Gissing: The Peoples' Painter by Max Foran and Nonie Houlton, published by The University of Calgary Press, 1988)
from the Estate of Dr. Joan Snyder, a prominent Calgary philanthropist; proceeds from this work will help fulfill Joan's wishes to support the University of Calgary. To read more about Dr. Joan Snyder, visit the University of Calgary's Memoriam
Roland Gissing ~ [1895-1967] Canadian ASA
see Roland Gissing, The People's Painter, by M.Foran, UofC Press, 1988 for many examples of the artist's work; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.2 pg.278 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.12, Westbridge Pub., 2000; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg.149 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.145; included in The Alberta Society of Artists: Sixty Years, by M.Joslin, E.A.G., 1992; Colgate, pg.184; included in Jubilee Exhibition of Alberta Paintings, by J.Nicoll, Calgary Allied Art Centre, 1955; see Allgemeines Kunstler-Lexikon, Band 55, pg. 369, K.G. Saur Verlag Munchen-Leipzig, 1983-2009; 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
see artist's website www.rolandgissing.com