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Lot #1054, Lot #1055

Artist: Francoise Cardinal ~ [20th century] Canadian

#1054 ~ Cardinal - Polichinelle #11 - Striped Costume
#1055 ~ Cardinal - Tootsie in Blue Dress
Lot #1054, Lot #1055

Artist: Francoise Cardinal ~ [20th century] Canadian

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Lot #1056, Lot #1057

Artist: Alfred Joseph Casson ~ [1898-1992] Canadian CSPWC, CGP, OSA, RCA

#1056 ~ Casson - Yellow Lady Slipper
#1057 ~ Casson - American Globe Flower
Lot #1056, Lot #1057

Artist: Alfred Joseph Casson ~ [1898-1992] Canadian CSPWC, CGP, OSA, RCA

Reference: see A.J. Casson, by P.Duval, Roberts Gallery, 1975; A.J. Casson, by J.Murray, Art Gallery of Windsor, 1978; A.J. Casson: His Life and Works / A Tribute, by P.Duval, Cerebrus, 1980; A.J. Casson, My Favourite Watercolours 1919 to 1957, by P.Duval, Cerebrus, 1982; A.J. Casson: Early Works, by I.Thom, McMichael Collection, 1984; A.J. Casson: An Artist's Life by Christopher E. Jackson, published by McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 1998;A.J. Casson: Behind the Scenes, C. Jackson, Varley Art Gallery, 2006; biographies in N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.180; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.63; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.1, pg.122; Westbridge, Vol.1, pg. 60; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg. 65; 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 #1059

Artist: TinYan Chan ~ [b.1942] Canadian

#1059 ~ Chan - Untitled - Prairie Farm
Lot #1059

Artist: TinYan Chan ~ [b.1942] Canadian

Reference: see artist's website https://tinyanchan.com; see Artists of British Columbia, by D.Morys-Edge, pg.110, for artist's statement and another example; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.64, Westbridge Pub., 2003; 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; exhibited by Gainsborough Galleries, Calgary among others; represented by Koyman Galleries, Ottawa

Lot #1060

Artist: Ken Christopher ~ [b.1942] Canadian

#1060 ~ Christopher - South of Stettler
Lot #1060

Artist: Ken Christopher ~ [b.1942] Canadian

Reference: see A Measure of Success: Graduates of the A.C.A. 1963-1984, by V.Greenfield, pg.68 and Spaces and Places - Eight Decades of Landscape Painting in Alberta, by J.Ironside, pg.24 for biography and other examples; see Shell Canada Collection, by B.Shammas, pg.10, Shell Canada, Calgary, 1977; Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.45, Fifth House Pub., 1994; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.66; represented by Virginia Christopher Gallery, Calgary

Lot #1061

Artist: Remi Clark ~ [b.1944] Canadian

#1061 ~ Clark - Untitled - Over Yonder
Lot #1061

Artist: Remi Clark ~ [b.1944] Canadian

Reference: biography and another example in Guide Vallee, III Edition, by F.Vallee, pub. Le Guide Vallee, pg.317; 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 #1062

Artist: Antoni Clave ~ [1913-2005] Spanish

#1062 ~ Clave - Relleus I Signes  #73/75
Lot #1062

Artist: Antoni Clave ~ [1913-2005] Spanish

Reference: included on the Getty Union List of Artist Names Online, by the Getty Research Trust website

Lot #1063

Artist: Charles Fraser Comfort ~ [1900-1994] Canadian CGP, CSPWC, OSA, RCA

#1063 ~ Comfort - Rocky Prominence, Georgian Bay  #11/30
Lot #1063

Artist: Charles Fraser Comfort ~ [1900-1994] Canadian CGP, CSPWC, OSA, RCA

Reference: author of Artists at War, by C.Comfort, Ryerson Press,1956; see Charles Fraser Comfort, Fifty Years, by P.Glover, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1972; Take Comfort, the Career of Charles Comfort, by MJ Hughes, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 2007; biographies and other examples in N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.208 and A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.76; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.1, pg.140; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.71, Westbridge Pub., 1999; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.79; biography in Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, by E.Benezit, Tome 2, pg. 596

Lot #1064, Lot #1065, Lot #1066

Artist: Louise Cook ~ [20th century] Canadian

#1064 ~ Cook - On the Lake
#1065 ~ Cook - River Hinge
#1066 ~ Cook - Winter Woods
Lot #1064, Lot #1065, Lot #1066

Artist: Louise Cook ~ [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

Lot #1067, Lot #1068

Artist: Stanley Morel Cosgrove ~ [1911-2002] Canadian CGP, RCA

#1067 ~ Cosgrove - Reclining Nude
#1068 ~ Cosgrove - Untitled - Seated Nude
Lot #1067, Lot #1068

Artist: Stanley Morel Cosgrove ~ [1911-2002] Canadian CGP, RCA

Reference: see Cosgrove, by J.Bazin, Collection Signatures, 1980; N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.213; A.G.O, by the A.G.O., pg.81; Dict. of Canadian Artists - Vol.1, by C.MacDonald, pg.145 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.73, Westbridge Pub., 1999 for biographies; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., pg.83 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.82

Lot #1069, Lot #1070

Artist: Violet Costello ~ [b.1957] Canadian

#1069 ~ Costello - Two Cute Guys
#1070 ~ Costello - Gus
Lot #1069, Lot #1070

Artist: Violet Costello ~ [b.1957] 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

Lot #1071

Artist: Jack Lee Cowin ~ [1947-2014] Canadian

#1071 ~ Cowin - Cutthroat and Duck [Western Trout Series]  #5/15 [Unique]
Lot #1071

Artist: Jack Lee Cowin ~ [1947-2014] Canadian

Reference: see Country Pleasures, The Angling Art of Jack Cowin, by A.Oko, Fifth House, 1984 and N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.222; Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.55, Fifth House Pub., 1994; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.75, Westbridge Pub., 1999; exhibited at Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina and Masters Gallery, Calgary; 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 #1073, Lot #1074, Lot #1075

Artist: Duncan MacKinnon Crockford ~ [1920-1991] Canadian

#1073 ~ Crockford - Winter in Canmore, March 1956 [The Timber Wolf]
#1074 ~ Crockford - Barrier Mountain and Kananaskis River, Seebe, Alberta
#1075 ~ Crockford - The Clearwater Country, Alberta
Lot #1073, Lot #1074, Lot #1075

Artist: Duncan MacKinnon Crockford ~ [1920-1991] Canadian

Reference: biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.77, 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; see Allgemeines Kunstler-Lexikon, Band 22, pg. 380, K.G. Saur Verlag Munchen-Leipzig, 1983-2009

Lot #1076

Artist: Frederick George Cross ~ [1881-1941] Canadian ASA, CSPWC, RCA

#1076 ~ Cross - Untitled - Forest
Lot #1076

Artist: Frederick George Cross ~ [1881-1941] Canadian ASA, CSPWC, RCA

Reference: work included in Painting in Alberta - An Historical Survey, by K.Wilkin, n.p., E.A.G., 1980; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.87; see A Dict. of Canadian Artists - Vol.1, by C.MacDonald, pg.155 for biography; included in Jubilee Exhibition of Alberta Paintings, by J.Nicoll, pg.10, Calgary Allied Art Centre, 1955; 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; listed on www.artprice.com

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Lot #1077, Lot #1078, Lot #1079

Artist: Jean-Guy Dallaire ~ [1943-2023] Canadian

#1077 ~ Dallaire - Seated Figure Looking at Child  #1/7
#1078 ~ Dallaire - Sitting Figure Looking at Object  #A/P
#1079 ~ Dallaire - Boy with Broken Wing No. LXVI
Lot #1077, Lot #1078, Lot #1079

Artist: Jean-Guy Dallaire ~ [1943-2023] Canadian

Reference: the artist was born in Quebec, raised in Alberta and now teaches and lives in Vancouver; he has been profiled on CBC; see Sahara Foam to Bronze: A Revolutionary Medium and Techniques for the Modern Sculptor, by Jean-Guy Dallaire, published by Blurb, 2015; The Language of Stones, by Jean-Guy Dallaire, published by Blurb, 2015; Wreck Beach Originals: Small Bronze Sculptures Inspired by Stones, Pebbles and Concretions, by Jean-Guy Dallaire, published by Blurb, 2015; his biography will be included in the Dictionnaire des Auteurs et Artistes francophones de l'Ouest; 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 #1081, Lot #1082

Artist: Nicholas de Grandmaison ~ [1892-1978] Canadian ASA, MSA, RCA

#1081 ~ de Grandmaison - Child with Blue Beads and Purple Scarf
#1082 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Child with Red Scarf
Lot #1081, Lot #1082

Artist: Nicholas de Grandmaison ~ [1892-1978] Canadian ASA, MSA, RCA

Reference: 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

Lot #1083

Artist: Peter Deacon ~ [b.1945] Canadian ASA RCA

#1083 ~ Deacon - Clothesline in the Trees
Lot #1083

Artist: Peter Deacon ~ [b.1945] Canadian ASA RCA

Reference: see Deacon, by K.Allen, Nickle Arts Museum, 1983; Paintings and Drawing by Peter Deacon and Gerald Hushlak, curator J.Spalding, Glenbow Museum, 1978; for biography and another example see Artists of Alberta, by S.Baker, pg.10; Contemporary '88 Calgary, by M.Laviolette, pg.36, Olympic Arts Festival; 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 #1084, Lot #1085

Artist: Jean-Guy Desrosiers ~ [b.1934] Canadian

#1084 ~ Desrosiers - Par Ciel De Feu [Charlevoix]
#1085 ~ Desrosiers - Pres de La Douce Montagne
Lot #1084, Lot #1085

Artist: Jean-Guy Desrosiers ~ [b.1934] Canadian

Reference: biography and another example in Guide Vallee, III Edition, by F.Vallee, pg.417, pub. Le Guide Vallee, 1992; Magazin'Art Biennial Guide 1998-1999, by Editart, pg.295, Magazin'Art, 1998; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.91, 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

Lot #1086

Artist: Lorna Dockstader ~ [b.1947] Canadian SFCA

#1086 ~ Dockstader - Untitled - Hint of Spring
Lot #1086

Artist: Lorna Dockstader ~ [b.1947] Canadian SFCA

Reference: represented by Stephen Lowe Art Gallery; biography and examples of work on artist's website at www.lornadockstader.com

Lot #1088

Artist: Greta Doudreau ~

#1088 ~ Doudreau - Untitled - Central High School [Calgary Collegiate Institute, 13th Ave SW]
Lot #1088

Artist: Greta Doudreau ~

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Lot #1090

Artist: William [Bill] Duma ~ [b.1936] Canadian ASA, RCA

#1090 ~ Duma - Above the Trees
Lot #1090

Artist: William [Bill] Duma ~ [b.1936] Canadian ASA, RCA

Reference: see Founders of the A.C.A. by L.Greenfield, pg.79 for biography and another example of the artist's work; Shell Canada Collection, by B.Shammas, pg.12, Shell Canada, Calgary, 1977; included in Alberta Society of Artists, the First Seventy Five Years, by K.Zimon, pg.90, UofC Press; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg.98, Westbridge Pub., 1999; chosen for the Artist of the Year, 2002 by Trout Unlimited Canada, Calgary

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Lot #1092, Lot #1093

Artist: Erwin Eichinger ~ [1892-1950] Austrian

#1092 ~ Eichinger - Untitled - Man With A Pipe
#1093 ~ Eichinger - Untitled - Man Holding Blue Jug
Lot #1092, Lot #1093

Artist: Erwin Eichinger ~ [1892-1950] Austrian

Reference: included on the Getty Union List of Artist Names Online, by the Getty Research Trust website

Lot #1094

Artist: Annemarie Schmid Esler ~ [1937-2013] Canadian

#1094 ~ Esler - Untitled - Bed with Pillows and Covers
Lot #1094

Artist: Annemarie Schmid Esler ~ [1937-2013] Canadian

Reference: see Annemarie Schmid Esler, Fourteen Years, by V.Greenfield, A.C.A.D., 1987; Annemarie Schmid Esler, by J.Stocking, S.A.A.G., 1990; biography and another example in Artists of Alberta, by S.Baker, pg.56, U. of A.

Lot #1095, Lot #1096

Artist: John Kenneth Esler ~ [1933-2001] Canadian ASA, CSGA, CPE, MSA, RCA

#1095 ~ Esler - Fatima  #A.P.
#1096 ~ Esler - Summer House #3  #AP
Lot #1095, Lot #1096

Artist: John Kenneth Esler ~ [1933-2001] Canadian ASA, CSGA, CPE, MSA, RCA

Reference: born in Pilot Mound, Manitoba. He attended the School of Art at the University of Manitoba where he received his Bachelor of Art [1960] and Bachelor of Education [1962]. He became an instruct at the Alberta College of Art in print making, drawing and design from 1964-68. He taught print making and drawing at the University of Calgary until his retirement [1968-80]. Esler also established Trojan Press with artist Ken webb for local printmakers.
see 35 Years and 15 Minutes, prints by John Kenneth Esler, by S.Ford, Nickle Arts Museum, 1994; Founders of the A.C.A., by V.Greenfield, pg.80 and Printmaking in Alberta 1945-1985, by B.Cochran, pg.66-69 as well as N.G.C. Vol.1, A-F, ed.C.Hill, pg.300; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.1 pg.192; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.1, pg. 106, Westbridge Pub., 1999; Manitoba Society of Artists by J.Stoppler, pg.158, the Manitoba Society of Artists, 2003; see Allgemeines Kunstler-Lexikon, Band 35, pg. 65, K.G. Saur Verlag Munchen-Leipzig, 1983-2009; 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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