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Artist Claude A. Simard
Title The Pianist
Media acrylic on canvas
Dated 2008
Size 36 x 42 in. / 91.4 x 106.7 cm.
Frame Size 41.5 x 47.5 x 2 in.
Estimate $5,000 - $7,000

Notes
signed and dated lower right; signed, titled and dated verso; framed

Provenance
Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Calgary


Biographical Information
Claude A. Simard ~ [1943-2014] Canadian RCA
Simard studied at Petit Séminaire de Québec and Académie de Québec then graduated in 1966 from Toronto’s Ontario College of Art in visual communications. He worked in advertising, commercial art, and graphic design, eventually founding his own firm, Groupe Communikart and winning several awards. He was a co-founding member of the Quebec Graphic Designers Society and became a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts in 1981. Despite a busy schedule of business and teaching he always maintained his own artistic practise and is represented in galleries and collections across Canada. He also published 3 books on his passions of gardening and painting.

For detailed biography and examples of work see the artist's website at Claude Simard; see also Claude A. Simard - Painting and Planting the Garden, by C.Simard, 2000; biography and another example in Guide Vallee, III Edition, by F.Vallee, pg.990, pub. Le Guide Vallee, 1992; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.25, Westbridge Pub., 2003

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Current Bid
CAD $3,000 - Paddle # 8209
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CAD $3,250

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Bidding History
Paddle #
Date
Amount
8209
4/19/2024 10:43:48 AM
CAD $3,000

Biographical Information
Claude A. Simard ~ [1943-2014] Canadian RCA
Simard studied at Petit Séminaire de Québec and Académie de Québec then graduated in 1966 from Toronto’s Ontario College of Art in visual communications. He worked in advertising, commercial art, and graphic design, eventually founding his own firm, Groupe Communikart and winning several awards. He was a co-founding member of the Quebec Graphic Designers Society and became a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts in 1981. Despite a busy schedule of business and teaching he always maintained his own artistic practise and is represented in galleries and collections across Canada. He also published 3 books on his passions of gardening and painting.

For detailed biography and examples of work see the artist's website at Claude Simard; see also Claude A. Simard - Painting and Planting the Garden, by C.Simard, 2000; biography and another example in Guide Vallee, III Edition, by F.Vallee, pg.990, pub. Le Guide Vallee, 1992; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.25, Westbridge Pub., 2003

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