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Lot #1001

Artist: Milton Achtimichuk ~ [20th century] Canadian

#1001 ~ Achtimichuk - Untitled - Wind
Lot #1001

Artist: Milton Achtimichuk ~ [20th century] Canadian

Reference: this Saskatchewan artist has exhibited at the Calgary Stampede Art Auction!

Lot #1002

Artist: Diane M. Anderson ~ [20th century] Canadian

#1002 ~ Anderson - A Leg Up  #26/100
Lot #1002

Artist: Diane M. Anderson ~ [20th century] Canadian

Reference: 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; see more on Diane M. Anderson at

Lot #1005, Lot #1006

Artist: Ellie Archer ~ [b.1961] Canadian

#1005 ~ Archer - Qaikas Nan  #2/18
#1006 ~ Archer - Mato Hota  #3/35
Lot #1005, Lot #1006

Artist: Ellie Archer ~ [b.1961] Canadian

Reference: listed on www.artprice.com

Lot #1007, Lot #1008, Lot #1009, Lot #1010, Lot #1011

Artist: Caroline Armington ~ [1875-1939] Canadian

#1007 ~ Armington - La Fleche de l
#1008 ~ Armington - La Rue Peignes a Auvers  #11/14 [5th State]
#1009 ~ Armington - La Tour de Beurre de la Cathedrale de Rouen  #32/100
#1010 ~ Armington - La Rue St. Romain, Rouen
#1011 ~ Armington - Le Petite Moulin a Versailles
Lot #1007, Lot #1008, Lot #1009, Lot #1010, Lot #1011

Artist: Caroline Armington ~ [1875-1939] Canadian

Reference: see Caroline and Frank Armington - Canadian Painter-Etchers in Paris, by N.Parke-Taylor, Art Gallery of Peel, 1990; N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.17; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.7; biographies in Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, by E.Benezit, Tome 1, pg.242; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.9, Westbridge Pub., 1999; North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century, ed. J.Heller, pg.30, Garland Pub., 1995; Who Was Who in American Art, by P.H.Falk, Vol.1, pg.238, Sound View Press, 1999; see Allgemeines Kunstler-Lexikon, Band 5, pg. 141, K.G. Saur Verlag Munchen-Leipzig, 1983-2009

Lot #1012, Lot #1013, Lot #1014, Lot #1015, Lot #1016, Lot #1017, Lot #1018

Artist: Frank Milton Armington ~ [1876-1941] Canadian

#1012 ~ Armington - Isle de la Cite
#1013 ~ Armington - Type Oriental
#1014 ~ Armington - Pietro  #23/50
#1015 ~ Armington - Nomade  #15/50
#1016 ~ Armington - La Fleche de Notre-Dame, Paris
#1017 ~ Armington - Maison Paysanne  #6/30
#1018 ~ Armington - Le Patriarche
Lot #1012, Lot #1013, Lot #1014, Lot #1015, Lot #1016, Lot #1017, Lot #1018

Artist: Frank Milton Armington ~ [1876-1941] Canadian

Reference: see Caroline and Frank Armington - Canadian Painter-Etchers in Paris, by N.Parke-Taylor, Art Gallery of Peel, 1990; N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.18; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.7; biography in Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs et Graveurs, by E.Benezit, Tome 1, pg.265; Who Was Who in American Art, by P.H.Falk, Vol.1, pg.238, Sound View Press, 1999

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Lot #1021

Artist: A.C. and Barbara Leighton - Barleigh ~ [20th century] Canadian ASA

#1021 ~ Barleigh - Lunette Peak, Mount Assiniboine  #33/100
Lot #1021

Artist: A.C. and Barbara Leighton - Barleigh ~ [20th century] Canadian ASA

Reference: see Printmaking in Alberta 1945-1985, by B.Cochran, pg.100 as well as Images of the Land, 1919-1945, by P.Ainslie, pg.93 [under Barbara Leighton], for biography and other examples of the collaborative work of these two artists

Lot #1022, Lot #1023

Artist: Maxwell Bennett Bates ~ [1906-1980] Canadian ASA, CGP, CSPWC, RCA

#1022 ~ Bates - Cafe / Rehearsal / Central Park Calgary / Theatre
#1023 ~ Bates - Japanese Actor  #12/13
Lot #1022, Lot #1023

Artist: Maxwell Bennett Bates ~ [1906-1980] Canadian ASA, CGP, CSPWC, RCA

Reference: Maxwell Bennett Bates was born in Calgary in 1906. He studied painting under Lars Haukaness at the Provincial Institute of Technology and Art. In 1931, he moved to England to study painting and architecture where he became a member of the “Twenties Group” which was supported by Lucy Wertheim. Bates continued to live in England until 1939 when he joined the Princess Louise Machine Gun Battalion. As part of the 51st Highland Division, he was sent off to fight in France but was captured by Germans at Dunkirk. He worked as a Prisoner of War at a Thuringian salt mine for the next five years. After being freed by American forces, Maxwell Bates returned to Calgary in 1946 to work at his father’s architecture firm. Bates ‘s career as an artist flourished throughout the 50s. He held multiple exhibitions throughout Canada and became a member of Canadian Group of Painters in 1957. In 1961, he suffered a stroke which left him partially paralyzed. He moved to Victoria soon after and continued his innovations with art. He became a founding member and the president of the Limners and was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Calgary in 1971. A retrospective of his work was held at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1973 and he was awarded the order of Canada in 1980, shortly before his death.

see Maxwell Bates, Retrospective Exhibition, by R.Bloore, Norman Mackenzie, 1961; Maxwell Bates, by C.Graham, AGGV, 1966; Maxwell Bates, by F.Eckhardt, WAG, 1968; Maxwell Bates, in Retrospect, by T.Guernsey, VAG, 1973; Maxwell Bates, A Retrospective, by I.Thom, AGGV, 1982; Maxwell Bates: Landscapes 1948-1978, by N.Townshend, Medicine Hat Art Gallery, 1982; Maxwell Bates, Biography of an Artist, by K.Snow, U. of Calgary Press; Maxwell Bates: Canada's Premier Expressionist of the 20th Century, by N.Townshend, 2005; wrote and illustrated A Wilderness of Days, by Maxwell Bates, Sono Nis Press, 1978; biography in Benezit, Tome 1, pg.506; 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

Lot #1024

Artist: . Bee Kingdom ~

#1024 ~ Bee Kingdom - Untitled - Rainbow Drop Vase
Lot #1024

Artist: . Bee Kingdom ~

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Lot #1026, Lot #1027

Artist: Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith ~ [1846-1923] Canadian OSA, SCA, RCA

#1026 ~ Bell-Smith - College Court, Gloucester
#1027 ~ Bell-Smith - The Towers of Westminister
Lot #1026, Lot #1027

Artist: Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith ~ [1846-1923] Canadian OSA, SCA, RCA

Reference: Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith was born in London in 1846, the son of John Bell-Smith. He attended South Kensignton Art Schools in London and The Academie Colarossi in Paris; he studied under both his father and Alexander Harrison. He came to Montreal in 1866 at the age of 20 and worked as a photographer. He was a founding member of the Society of Canadian Artists, Montreal 1867. He lived and worked in Montreal, Hamilton and Toronto making illustrations for newpaper and other periodicals. While in Hamilton Bell-Smith worked with James Inglis and L. Eckerson.
In 1881 he began teaching and was made Director of Fine Arts at Alma College where he was appointed Director of Fine Arts of Public Schools of London Ontario in 1882. Bell-Smith was also the principal of the Western Branch of Toronto Art School from 1888-1890.
Bell-Smith was featured often in the Canadian Illustrated News where he recorded local Canadian news events. In 1872 the artist accompanied Lord Dufferin to western Ontario. He travelled extensively to the Rocky Mountains under CPR srpnsorship between 1887 and 1918 and joined the first CPR passes made available by William Van Horne.
An accomplished artist Bell-Smith was made ARCA in 1880 and RCA in 1886. Bell-Smith is best known for his watercolour paintings of misty Canadian mountain peaks and glaciers as well as street scenes and city-scapes of London.

See Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith [1846-1923], by R.Boulet, A.G.G.V., 1976; N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.76; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.17 for other examples; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.1, pg.36; E.P.E.C., by R.Harper, pg.26 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.27, Westbridge Pub., 1999; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., pp.28-32 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pp.26-28

Lot #1028, Lot #1029, Lot #1030, Lot #1031

Artist: Henry Eric Bergman ~ [1893-1958] Canadian CPE, CSPWC, MSA, RCA

#1028 ~ Bergman - Untitled - Peonies
#1029 ~ Bergman - Untitled - Crocuses
#1030 ~ Bergman - Untitled - Flowers
#1031 ~ Bergman - Brunchberry Dogwood
Lot #1028, Lot #1029, Lot #1030, Lot #1031

Artist: Henry Eric Bergman ~ [1893-1958] Canadian CPE, CSPWC, MSA, RCA

Reference: see Transformation of Visions, The Works of H.Eric Bergman, by N.Dillow, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1983; Images of the Land, 1919-1945, by P.Ainslie, pg.79; N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.84; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.26; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.1, pg.43; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.29, Westbridge Pub., 1999; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg.35, M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.31 and Manitoba Society of Artists by J.Stoppler, pg.34, the Manitoba Society of Artists, 2003

Lot #1034, Lot #1035

Artist: Carole Bondaroff ~ [b.1952] Canadian ASA

#1034 ~ Bondaroff - Cavalia  #7/50
#1035 ~ Bondaroff - Cirque du Soleil - Quidam  #8/50
Lot #1034, Lot #1035

Artist: Carole Bondaroff ~ [b.1952] Canadian ASA

Reference: see Printmaking in Alberta 1945-1985, by B.Cochran, pg.62 for biography and other examples of the artist's work; 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

Lot #1036

Artist: Nicholas J. Bott ~ [b.1941] Canadian

#1036 ~ Bott - Weathered Landscape
Lot #1036

Artist: Nicholas J. Bott ~ [b.1941] Canadian

Reference: biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.38, Westbridge Pub., 1999; 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; represented by Madrona Gallery, Victoria

Lot #1037

Artist: Chris Bowman ~ [b.1981] Canadian

#1037 ~ Bowman - Untitled - In Bloom
Lot #1037

Artist: Chris Bowman ~ [b.1981] Canadian

Reference: represented by Rouge Gallery, Saskatoon; 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

Lot #1038, Lot #1039, Lot #1040

Artist: Charles Bragg ~ [1931-2017] American

#1038 ~ Bragg - Untitled - Lady and Poodles  #39/300
#1039 ~ Bragg - Cavalier  #85/100
#1040 ~ Bragg - The Almighty Fiend  #147/150
Lot #1038, Lot #1039, Lot #1040

Artist: Charles Bragg ~ [1931-2017] American

Reference: see The Absurd World of Charles Bragg, G.Taylor, Harry Abrams, 1980; Charles Bragg on the Law, by C.Bragg, Warner Books, 1984; Charles Bragg: the Works A Retrospective, by A.Bisbort, Pomegranate, 1999; see artist's website at https://www.charlesbragg.com/ for biography and other examples of their work

Lot #1041, Lot #1042, Lot #1043

Artist: Rita Briansky ~ [b.1925] Canadian

#1041 ~ Briansky - Umbrella  #5/25
#1042 ~ Briansky - Melody  #10/50
#1043 ~ Briansky - The Locket  #6/75
Lot #1041, Lot #1042, Lot #1043

Artist: Rita Briansky ~ [b.1925] Canadian

Reference: biography and other examples in Jewish Painters and Modernity, Montreal 1930-1945, by E.Trepanier, pg.129, Centre Saidye-Bronfman, 1987; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.44 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.43; see Allgemeines Kunstler-Lexikon, Band 14, pg. 194, K.G. Saur Verlag Munchen-Leipzig, 1983-2009

Lot #1044

Artist: Annora Brown ~ [1899-1987] Canadian ASA

#1044 ~ Brown - Untitled - Tiger Lilies
Lot #1044

Artist: Annora Brown ~ [1899-1987] Canadian ASA

Reference: see Sketches from Life, by Annora Brown, Hurtig Pub., 1981 about growing up in Fort Macleod and Old Man's Garden, by Annora Brown, Gray Pub. 1954; taught at the Banff Centre in 1949; included in Painting in Alberta - An Historical Survey, by K.Wilkin, E.A.G., 1980 and The Alberta Society of Artists - Sixty Years, by M.Joslin, E.A.G. 1991; included in Alberta Society of Artists, the First Seventy Five Years, by K.Zimon, pg.76; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.48, Westbridge Pub., 1999; exhibition lists in M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.46 and R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.50

Lot #1046, Lot #1047, Lot #1048

Artist: William [Bill] Roy Brownridge ~ [b.1932] Canadian ASA

#1046 ~ Brownridge - January Morning - Vermilion Lakes
#1047 ~ Brownridge - CN Roundhouse, Regina
#1048 ~ Brownridge - The Night the Light Came on  #13/39 AP
Lot #1046, Lot #1047, Lot #1048

Artist: William [Bill] Roy Brownridge ~ [b.1932] Canadian ASA

Reference: Bill Brownridge was born in Rosetown, Saskatchewan in 1932. He was born with a condition called Spina bifida. His inability to participate sparked his interest in creating art that reflected his passion for hockey. He graduated from Alberta College of Art in 1957 and became a professional graphic designer. In 1981 Brownridge received a commission from the Calgary Winter Olympic Development Association to create a series of silkscreens depicting winter Olympic games. They were used as part of Calgary’s presentation for 1988 Winter Olympics. In 1993, he was commissioned to design new uniforms for the Calgary Flames Hockey Team. He fully retired from working as a commercial artist in 1995 to become a full time artist and write. His first book "The Moccasin Goalie" was published in 1995 and has published several more books since.

artist's website heartofhockey.com
article in Canadian Golden West, by P.Befus, Vol.XIII, No.5; biography in Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.36, Fifth House Pub., 1994 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.49, Westbridge Pub., 1999; 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; represented by Gibson Fine Art, Calgary, Canada House Gallery, Banff and others

Lot #1049, Lot #1050, Lot #1051

Artist: John H. Burrow ~ [b.1955] American/Canadian

#1049 ~ Burrow - Holly Hocks and Butterflies
#1050 ~ Burrow - Parkland Lake
#1051 ~ Burrow - High Elevation Creek
Lot #1049, Lot #1050, Lot #1051

Artist: John H. Burrow ~ [b.1955] American/Canadian

Reference: the artist now lives in the interior of British Columbia and exhibits widely in Canada as well as the United States; see the artist's website www.burrowfineart.com

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