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Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Siksika Woman / Blackfoot Lady
Media oil on canvas
Dated ca. 1930
Size 12 x 12 in. / 30.5 x 30.5 cm.
Frame Size 20.5 x 20.25 x 2.75 in.
Estimate $10,000 - $15,000

Notes
unsigned; bears artist's name, title and date on plaque and gallery label verso; framed

Reference
letter from Bill Mayberry states 'I purchased this unsigned painting by Nicholas de Grandmaison from a member of the Shore family of Winnipeg. Grandmaison was a friend of the family and this painting Blackfoot Indian Woman, oil on canvas laid down 12.5 x 12.5 hung in their cottage at Lake of the Woods from the 1940-ies till I acquired it in 2004. I guarantee this to be an authentic work by the artist' attached in envelope verso

Provenance
Mayberry Fine Art, Winnipeg, label verso; private collection, Calgary


Biographical Information
Nicholas de Grandmaison ~ [1892-1978] Canadian ASA, MSA, RCA
see History in Their Blood; Indian Portraits of Nicholas de Grandmaison, by H.Dempsey, Douglas and McIntyre, 1982 for many other examples; Drawn from the Past, Nicholas de Grandmaison, by Gordon Snyder, Snyder Fine Art, 2007; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.2 pg.305 for biography; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.87, Westbridge Pub., 1999; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.155; 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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Nicholas de Grandmaison ~ [1892-1978] Canadian ASA, MSA, RCA
see History in Their Blood; Indian Portraits of Nicholas de Grandmaison, by H.Dempsey, Douglas and McIntyre, 1982 for many other examples; Drawn from the Past, Nicholas de Grandmaison, by Gordon Snyder, Snyder Fine Art, 2007; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.2 pg.305 for biography; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.87, Westbridge Pub., 1999; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.155; 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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