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Artist William Percival Weston
Title Swamp
Media oil on canvas
Dated ca. 1942
Size 23.75 x 21.5 in. / 60.3 x 54.6 cm.
Frame Size 32.5 x 30.25 x 1.25 in.
Estimate $4,000 - $6,000

Notes
signed lower left; signed, titled and inscribed verso; oil sketch 'Mountain Landscape' verso; framed

Reference
Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts label verso; Swamp listed in Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Exhibitions and Members; 1880-1979, by E. McMann, exhibited 1943, catalogue no. 117; Cat. no. 54 in British Columbia Society of Fine Arts, 32nd Exhibition, 1942

Provenance
The Elsie Perrin Williams Memorial Art Museum, London, Canada, label verso; private collection, Calgary


Biographical Information
William Percival Weston ~ [1879-1967] Canadian RCA, BCSA, CGP, RBA
see W.P.Weston, by I.Thom, A.G.G.V., 1980; Silence and Solitude - the Art of W.P.Weston, by L.Richardson, Richmond Art Gallery, 1993; as well as N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg. 330 for other examples; From Desolation to Splendour, by M.Tippett and D.Cole, pg.116, Clarke Irwin, 1977; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.100, Westbridge Pub., 2003; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg.424 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.397

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William Percival Weston ~ [1879-1967] Canadian RCA, BCSA, CGP, RBA
see W.P.Weston, by I.Thom, A.G.G.V., 1980; Silence and Solitude - the Art of W.P.Weston, by L.Richardson, Richmond Art Gallery, 1993; as well as N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg. 330 for other examples; From Desolation to Splendour, by M.Tippett and D.Cole, pg.116, Clarke Irwin, 1977; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.100, Westbridge Pub., 2003; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg.424 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.397

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