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Lot #169

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Artist H. William Townsend
Title Century Sam Lake, B.C.
Media oil on wood board
Size 20 x 16 in. / 50.8 x 40.6 cm.
Frame Size 32.25 x 28.25 x 1.75 in.
Estimate $1,500 - $2,500

Notes
signed lower right; signed, titled and inscribed 'this is a beautiful spot on Vancouver Island near Comox. It takes 10 hours to hike in but I was fortunate to be taken in by helicopter and picked up by same. This was not legal as the lake is in a park but sometimes a person must do what a person must do to fulfill a dream' verso; framed

Provenance
corporate collection, Calgary


Biographical Information
H. William Townsend ~ [1940-2017] Canadian
biography and another example in Carmana, Artistic Visions of an Ancient Rainforest, pg.150, by Western Canada Wilderness Committee, 1989; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.69, Westbridge Pub., 2003; 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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H. William Townsend ~ [1940-2017] Canadian
biography and another example in Carmana, Artistic Visions of an Ancient Rainforest, pg.150, by Western Canada Wilderness Committee, 1989; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.69, Westbridge Pub., 2003; 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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