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Artist Illingworth Holey Kerr
Title Prairie Sky
Media oil on canvas
Dated 1968
Size 36.25 x 44 in. / 92.1 x 111.8 cm.
Frame Size 47.25 x 55 x 1.75 in.
Estimate $10,000 - $15,000

Notes
signed with monogram lower left; signed, titled and dated verso; bears title and date on exhibition label verso; framed; some cracking and faint vertical line on left side of canvas noted; some scuffs on frame noted

Reference
included in the Harvest of the Spirit: Illingworth Kerr Retrospective at The Edmonton Art Gallery, 1985 and illustrated on page 42 in the publication of the same name, copyright Edmonton Art Gallery, 1985

Provenance
ex-collection of the Honourable John B. Aird, Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Ontario, Toronto; corporate collection, Calgary


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; 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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Current Bid
CAD $7,000 - Paddle # 100196
Next Bid
CAD $7,500

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Bidding History
Paddle #
Date
Amount
100196
4/13/2024 12:54:57 PM
CAD $7,000

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; 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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