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#224 ~ Janvier - Hometown Fans
#224 ~ Janvier - Hometown Fans
Lot #224

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Hometown Fans
Media acrylic on canvas
Dated 1981
Size 18 x 24 in. / 45.7 x 61 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; titled and dated verso; framed

Provenance
West End Gallery, Edmonton, label verso; private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$6,000-$8,000

Sold
CAD $19,890
2021/11/07
#225 ~ Janvier - 100 Years Reenactment of Nozalazzy
#225 ~ Janvier - 100 Years Reenactment of Nozalazzy
Lot #225

Artist Alex Janvier
Title 100 Years Reenactment of Nozalazzy
Media acrylic on canvas
Dated 1978
Size 16 x 20 in. / 40.6 x 50.8 cm.

Notes
signed lower centre; titled, dated and inscribed 'Cold Lake, Alberta' verso; framed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$5,000-$7,000

Sold
CAD $12,870
2021/11/07
#1232 ~ Janvier - EP-069 Eagle Insect  #15/49
#1232 ~ Janvier - EP-069 Eagle Insect  #15/49
Lot #1232

Artist Alex Janvier
Title EP-069 Eagle Insect #15/49
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Dated 1975
Size 24.5 x 37.75 in. / 62.2 x 95.9 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered and inscribed on bottom; framed; some yellowing on paper noted

Provenance
private collection, Alberta
Estimate CAD$300-$500

Sold
CAD $1,053
2021/09/25
#211 ~ Janvier - Who Will Listen
#211 ~ Janvier - Who Will Listen
Lot #211

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Who Will Listen
Media gouache on paper
Size 22.5 x 30 in. / 57.2 x 76.2 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; bears title on backing; framed with archival mat

Provenance
Wallace Galleries, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$8,000-$10,000

Sold
CAD $11,115
2021/04/18
#211.1 ~ Janvier - Peter's Party
#211.1 ~ Janvier - Peter's Party
Lot #211.1

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Peter's Party
Media coloured pencil crayon on paper
Dated 1974
Size 23 x 30.25 in. / 58.4 x 76.8 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower left; bears title on gallery label verso; framed with archival mat; laid down on paper board

Reference
probably painted for a friend and architect Peter Hemingway; see page 48-49 in book Alex Janvier by Greg Hill, National Gallery of Canada, 2016 regarding this interesting partnership; the years 1974 and 1975 were particularly productive for Janvier, with new works included in many group exhibitions throughout Canada, the United States and England, as well as a touring exhibition in Belgium and France organized by the Alberta Art Foundation - The Art of Alex Janvier: His First Thirty Years; This piece was possibly done for friend and architect Peter Hemingway who he collaborated with on multiple occasions. To read about this interesting partnership, see pages 48-49 in Alex Janvier by Greg Hill, NGC

Provenance
from a central Alberta estate
Estimate CAD$8,000-$10,000

Sold
CAD $5,850
2021/04/18
#214 ~ Janvier - The Northern Habitat
#214 ~ Janvier - The Northern Habitat
Lot #214

Artist Alex Janvier
Title The Northern Habitat
Media acrylic on canvas
Dated ca. 1976
Size 36 x 48 in. / 91.4 x 121.9 cm.

Notes
signed and inscribed with treaty number centre left; titled and inscribed 'ER-009' verso; framed; some surface dirt noted

Reference
this painting was comissioned from the artist around the same time that Janvier and architect Peter Hemingway were working on the mural for the Muttart Conservatory, Edmonton called The Circle of Life; see an image of the mural on page 49 in Alex Janvier published for the National Gallery of Canada, 2016; Peter Hemingway, one of Edmonton's leading architects - befriended Janvier at a sweat lodge ceremony. The two went on collaborate on four projects together incorporating the artist's murals including the Muttart Conservatory in Edmonton, 1976

Provenance
purchased from the artist when the artist and the owner were involved in the construction of the Muttart Conservatory in Edmonton, 1976; from an Edmonton estate
Estimate CAD$10,000-$15,000

Sold
CAD $18,720
2020/11/01
#215 ~ Janvier - End of Line for Hockey
#215 ~ Janvier - End of Line for Hockey
Lot #215

Artist Alex Janvier
Title End of Line for Hockey
Media gouache on paper board
Dated 1981
Size 20 x 30 in. / 50.8 x 76.2 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; bears title and date on label verso; framed with archival mat and plexiglass

Provenance
Petro-Canada collection, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$8,000-$10,000

Sold
CAD $14,040
2020/11/01
#216 ~ Janvier - The Last One at Sherwood Park
#216 ~ Janvier - The Last One at Sherwood Park
Lot #216

Artist Alex Janvier
Title The Last One at Sherwood Park
Media gouache on paper
Size 13.75 x 18 in. / 34.9 x 45.7 cm.

Notes
signed and inscribed with treaty number lower right; bears title on gallery label verso; framed

Provenance
Frame/Craft Fine Art Gallery, Edmonton, label verso; from an Edmonton estate
Estimate CAD$4,000-$5,000

Sold
CAD $12,870
2020/11/01
#224 ~ Janvier - Birds of China
#224 ~ Janvier - Birds of China
Lot #224

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Birds of China
Media acrylic on canvas
Dated ca. 1985
Size 48 x 36 in. / 121.9 x 91.4 cm.

Notes
signed Janvier and Chinese chop upper left; unframed; some minor cracking, overpaint and minor surface dirt noted

Reference
painted after his trip to China in 1985; as part of the Canada/China Cross Cultural Exchange Tour, Janvier was selected by the Canada Council along with Betty Goodwin and Chris Reed for a two week tour of major cities as well as meetings with artists' and writers' organizations - from The Art of Alex Janvier: His First Thirty Years, 1960-1990, published by Thunder Bay Art Gallery, 1993; possibly one of only 28 paintings completed immediately after his trip, influenced by China

Provenance
purchased directly from the artist; private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$15,000-$25,000

Sold
CAD $25,740
2020/04/19
#225 ~ Janvier - Untitled - Detailed Movement
#225 ~ Janvier - Untitled - Detailed Movement
Lot #225

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Untitled - Detailed Movement
Media gouache on paper
Size 22.75 x 30 in. / 57.8 x 76.2 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; framed

Provenance
purchased directly from the artist; private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$7,000-$9,000

Sold
CAD $9,360
2020/04/19
#224 ~ Janvier - Thunderbird Home
#224 ~ Janvier - Thunderbird Home
Lot #224

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Thunderbird Home
Media gouache on paper
Dated 1975
Size 23 x 30.75 in. / 58.4 x 78.1 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower left; framed with archival mat

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$7,000-$9,000

Sold
CAD $10,530
2019/11/03
#225 ~ Janvier - Turn Table Bird
#225 ~ Janvier - Turn Table Bird
Lot #225

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Turn Table Bird
Media gouache on paper
Dated 1975
Size 23 x 30.75 in. / 58.4 x 78.1 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; framed with archival mat; small rip repair noted upper right

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$7,000-$9,000

Sold
CAD $11,115
2019/11/03
#226 ~ Janvier - Networking Curator
#226 ~ Janvier - Networking Curator
Lot #226

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Networking Curator
Media gouache on paper
Dated ca. 1988
Size 22 x 30.25 in. / 55.9 x 76.8 cm.

Notes
signed upper right; bears title on gallery label verso; framed with archival mat

Reference
illustrated on page 55 in The Art of Alex Janvier: His First Thirty Years, 1960-1990; by Lee-Ann Martin and Robert Houle published by the Thunder Bay Art Gallery, 1993

Provenance
Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$7,000-$9,000

Sold
CAD $29,250
2019/11/03
#211 ~ Janvier - Black Soil
#211 ~ Janvier - Black Soil
Lot #211

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Black Soil
Media acrylic on linen
Dated 1978
Size 16 x 19.75 in. / 40.6 x 50.2 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; signed, titled, dated and inscribed 'CLT-043' and 'Cold Lake, Alberta' upside down verso; framed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$4,000-$6,000

Sold
CAD $11,700
2019/04/14
#212 ~ Janvier - Muscle Gut Power
#212 ~ Janvier - Muscle Gut Power
Lot #212

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Muscle Gut Power
Media acrylic on canvas
Dated 1973
Size 18 x 24 in. / 45.7 x 61 cm.

Notes
signed, dated and inscribed '287' lower left; titled verso; framed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$4,000-$6,000

Sold
CAD $8,190
2019/04/14
#37 ~ Janvier - Eagle Insect  #20/49
#37 ~ Janvier - Eagle Insect  #20/49
Lot #37

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Eagle Insect #20/49
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Dated 1975
Size 24.25 x 38.25 in. / 61.6 x 97.2 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered and inscribed 'EP-069' along bottom; unframed; several large tears in margin, tape stains, handling marks and surface dirt noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$200-$400

Sold
CAD $497
2019/03/09
#208 ~ Janvier - Blue Horse
#208 ~ Janvier - Blue Horse
Lot #208

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Blue Horse
Media acrylic on canvas
Dated 2008
Size 48 x 36 in. / 121.9 x 91.4 cm.

Notes
signed upper left; titled and dated verso; framed

Provenance
Canada House Gallery, Banff, label verso; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$9,000-$12,000

Sold
CAD $21,060
2018/11/04
#209 ~ Janvier - Untitled - A Delicate Balance
#209 ~ Janvier - Untitled - A Delicate Balance
Lot #209

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Untitled - A Delicate Balance
Media gouache on paper board
Size 14.25 x 22.25 in. / 36.2 x 56.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; framed with archival mat; some minor handling marks on frame noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$3,000-$5,000

Sold
CAD $5,850
2018/11/04
#210 ~ Janvier - Untitled - Gentle Roots
#210 ~ Janvier - Untitled - Gentle Roots
Lot #210

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Untitled - Gentle Roots
Media gouache on paper board
Size 14.75 x 19.5 in. / 37.5 x 49.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; framed with archival mat; handling marks on frame noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$3,000-$5,000

Sold
CAD $6,845
2018/11/04
#454 ~ Janvier - EP-069 Eagle Insect  #19/49
#454 ~ Janvier - EP-069 Eagle Insect  #19/49
Lot #454

Artist Alex Janvier
Title EP-069 Eagle Insect #19/49
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Dated 1975
Size 24.25 x 37.5 in. / 61.6 x 95.2 cm.

Notes
signed; titled; dated and numbered along bottom; unframed; some handling marks, minor water damage and small tears noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, for more information on Dr. Hess visit her Alberta Order of Excellence biography
Estimate CAD$300-$500

Sold
CAD $936
2018/11/04
#1535 ~ Janvier - EP-069 Eagle Insect  #17/49
#1535 ~ Janvier - EP-069 Eagle Insect  #17/49
Lot #1535

Artist Alex Janvier
Title EP-069 Eagle Insect #17/49
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Dated 1975
Size 24.25 x 37.5 in. / 61.6 x 95.2 cm.

Notes
signed; titled; dated and numbered along bottom; unframed; most with handling marks, minor water damage and small tears noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, Calgary
Estimate CAD$300-$500

Sold
CAD $819
2018/09/29
#51 ~ Janvier - Birds Groups
#51 ~ Janvier - Birds Groups
Lot #51

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Birds Groups
Media acrylic on canvas
Size 36 x 24 in. / 91.4 x 61 cm.

Notes
signed upper right; titled verso; unframed

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$4,000-$6,000

Sold
CAD $14,040
2017/04/23
#55 ~ Janvier - Fall II
#55 ~ Janvier - Fall II
Lot #55

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Fall II
Media gouache on paper
Dated ca. 1980
Size 15 x 11.25 in. / 38.1 x 28.6 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; bears title on gallery label verso; framed

Provenance
private collection, Alberta
Estimate CAD$1,500-$2,000

Sold
CAD $2,457
2016/04/17
#44 ~ Janvier - September Haze
#44 ~ Janvier - September Haze
Lot #44

Artist Alex Janvier
Title September Haze
Media acrylic on canvas
Size 40 x 30 x 1 in. / 101.6 x 76.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; titled verso; unframed

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$3,000-$4,000

Sold
CAD $4,680
2015/04/19
#1515 ~ Janvier - The Modern Indian
#1515 ~ Janvier - The Modern Indian
Lot #1515

Artist Alex Janvier
Title The Modern Indian
Media colour lithograph on paper
Dated 1963
Size 4 x 5.25 x 1 in. / 10.2 x 13.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated in plate upper left; titled verso; unframed

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$5-$7

Sold
CAD $26
2014/11/29
#1516 ~ Janvier - Indian Wardance
#1516 ~ Janvier - Indian Wardance
Lot #1516

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Indian Wardance
Media colour lithograph on paper
Dated 1963
Size 3.5 x 5 x 1 in. / 8.9 x 12.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated in plate upper left; titled verso; unframed

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$5-$7

Sold
CAD $23
2014/11/29
#47 ~ Janvier - Sweetgrass
#47 ~ Janvier - Sweetgrass
Lot #47

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Sweetgrass
Media gouache on paper
Size 19.25 x 18.5 x 1 in. / 48.9 x 47 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and embossed chop lower right; titled on label verso; in circular format; framed

Estimate CAD$1,500-$2,500

Sold
CAD $1,872
2014/11/23
#709 ~ Janvier - Amisk  #76/100
#709 ~ Janvier - Amisk  #76/100
Lot #709

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Amisk #76/100
Media photolithographic reproduction on paper
Size 25 x 18 x 1 in. / 63.5 x 45.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat; fading noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $129
2014/05/17
#53 ~ Janvier - Calling from Calgary
#53 ~ Janvier - Calling from Calgary
Lot #53

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Calling from Calgary
Media gouache on paper
Dated 1980
Size 14.5 x 19.5 x 1 in. / 36.8 x 49.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; titled and dated on gallery label verso; framed with archival mat

Provenance
purchased from Gallery Moos Ltd. in Calgary, 1981; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$1,500-$2,000

Sold
CAD $2,399
2014/05/11
#54 ~ Janvier - Many Thanks on Mother's Day
#54 ~ Janvier - Many Thanks on Mother's Day
Lot #54

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Many Thanks on Mother's Day
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1958
Size 10 x 29 x 1 in. / 25.4 x 73.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled and dated lower right; framed

Provenance
gift from the artist; private collection, Victoria
Estimate CAD$700-$900

Sold
CAD $527
2014/05/11
#442 ~ Janvier - Good Soil Road  #IX/XXV
#442 ~ Janvier - Good Soil Road  #IX/XXV
Lot #442

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Good Soil Road #IX/XXV
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Size 15.5 x 22 x 1 in. / 39.4 x 55.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$350-$450

Sold
CAD $614
2013/11/03
#94 ~ Janvier - Gum Gum's Boy  #16/49
#94 ~ Janvier - Gum Gum's Boy  #16/49
Lot #94

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Gum Gum's Boy #16/49
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Dated 1975
Size 27.75 x 35.25 x 1 in. / 70.5 x 89.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; printer's chop lower left; framed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$500-$700

Sold
CAD $702
2013/03/16
#95 ~ Janvier - Red Eagle  #A/P
#95 ~ Janvier - Red Eagle  #A/P
Lot #95

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Red Eagle #A/P
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Dated 1975
Size 28 x 37.25 x 1 in. / 71.1 x 94.6 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; printer's chop lower left; framed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$500-$700

Sold
CAD $1,521
2013/03/16
#306.1 ~ Janvier - Wild Wind
#306.1 ~ Janvier - Wild Wind
Lot #306.1

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Wild Wind
Media gouache on paper
Dated 1972
Size 18 x 24 x 1 in. / 45.7 x 61 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; titled verso; framed with archival mat

Provenance
Johnson Gallery [Frame/Craft], Edmonton
Estimate CAD$1,200-$1,500

Sold
CAD $2,691
2012/11/04
#306.2 ~ Janvier - Blue Swinger
#306.2 ~ Janvier - Blue Swinger
Lot #306.2

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Blue Swinger
Media gouache on paper
Dated 1970
Size 18 x 24 x 1 in. / 45.7 x 61 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated upper right; titled verso; framed with archival mat

Provenance
Johnson Gallery [Frame/Craft], Edmonton
Estimate CAD$1,200-$1,500

Sold
CAD $1,989
2012/11/04
#306.3 ~ Janvier - Up to the Chief
#306.3 ~ Janvier - Up to the Chief
Lot #306.3

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Up to the Chief
Media ink on paper
Dated 1972
Size 28.75 x 22.75 x 1 in. / 73 x 57.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; bears title on gallery label verso; framed

Provenance
Johnson Gallery [Frame/Craft], Edmonton, label verso
Estimate CAD$900-$1,200

Sold
CAD $2,457
2012/11/04
#316 ~ Janvier - Wonderful Fireplace
#316 ~ Janvier - Wonderful Fireplace
Lot #316

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Wonderful Fireplace
Media gouache on paper
Size 29 x 27.5 x 1 in. / 73.7 x 69.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; bears title on label verso; framed with archival mat

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$2,500-$3,500

Sold
CAD $3,218
2011/11/07
#317 ~ Janvier - Sand Strata in Fountain
#317 ~ Janvier - Sand Strata in Fountain
Lot #317

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Sand Strata in Fountain
Media gouache on paper
Dated 1975
Size 22 x 30 x 1 in. / 55.9 x 76.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, dated and inscribed with artist's treaty number '287' along bottom; bears title on label verso; framed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$2,500-$3,500

Sold
CAD $3,218
2011/11/07
#318 ~ Janvier - Untitled - Buffalo Spirit
#318 ~ Janvier - Untitled - Buffalo Spirit
Lot #318

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Untitled - Buffalo Spirit
Media gouache on paper
Size 23 x 30 x 1 in. / 58.4 x 76.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; framed with archival mat

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$2,500-$3,500

Sold
CAD $1,755
2011/11/07
#319 ~ Janvier - Maple Flag
#319 ~ Janvier - Maple Flag
Lot #319

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Maple Flag
Media gouache on paper
Size 12 x 12 x 1 in. / 30.5 x 30.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed centre left; titled on gallery label verso; in circular format; framed with archival mat

Provenance
West End Gallery, Edmonton, label verso; private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$900-$1,200

Sold
CAD $1,404
2011/11/07
#315 ~ Janvier - Untitled - Springtime II
#315 ~ Janvier - Untitled - Springtime II
Lot #315

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Untitled - Springtime II
Media gouache on paper
Size 14.75 x 19.5 x 1 in. / 37.5 x 49.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed along bottom; framed with archival mat

Estimate CAD$1,200-$1,500

Sold
CAD $1,989
2011/05/01
#316 ~ Janvier - Untitled - Springtime I
#316 ~ Janvier - Untitled - Springtime I
Lot #316

Artist Alex Janvier
Title Untitled - Springtime I
Media gouache on paper
Size 14.5 x 22.5 x 1 in. / 36.8 x 57.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; framed with archival mat

Estimate CAD$1,200-$1,500

Sold
CAD $1,989
2011/05/01
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