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#259.1 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Earthly Meditation
#259.1 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Earthly Meditation
Lot #259.1

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Untitled - Earthly Meditation
Media mixed media on wood board
Dated 1961
Size 24 x 72 in. / 61 x 182.9 cm.

Notes
signed and dated '1/61' lower left; framed; some surface dirt and some damage to frame noted

Provenance
gift from the artist; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$2,000-$4,000

Sold
CAD $1,170
2023/11/05
#265 ~ Spickett - Painting 5-59
#265 ~ Spickett - Painting 5-59
Lot #265

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Painting 5-59
Media oil on wood board
Dated 1959
Size 47.75 x 59.5 in. / 121.3 x 151.1 cm.

Notes
signed and indistinctly inscribed '5-39' [or 5-59?] lower left; titled and dated verso; framed; handling marks and scratches on framed noted

Reference
see pages 76 and 253 for similar works from the same time period in Spirit Matters - Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett, Artist, Poet, Lay-Priest by Geoffrey Simmins, published by the University of Calgary, 2009

Provenance
purchased from Virginia Christopher Fine Art, Calgary; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$4,000-$6,000

Sold
CAD $2,340
2022/04/24
#243 ~ Spickett - Aspect of the Tossed Figure - Series A
#243 ~ Spickett - Aspect of the Tossed Figure - Series A
Lot #243

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Aspect of the Tossed Figure - Series A
Media oil on canvas
Size 26 x 36 in. / 66 x 91.4 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; titled on paper attached verso; framed; chip on frame upper right

Reference
lot includes Spirit Matters: Ron [Gyo-Zo] Spickett, Artist, Poet, Lay-Priest by Geoffrey Simmins, published by University of Calgary Press, 2009

Provenance
from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$1,500-$2,500

Sold
CAD $1,872
2020/11/01
#562 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Abstract Calligraphy
#562 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Abstract Calligraphy
Lot #562

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Untitled - Abstract Calligraphy
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1978
Size 33.75 x 24 in. / 85.7 x 61 cm.

Notes
signed with initials and dated upper right; framed

Provenance
from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$400-$500

Sold
CAD $468
2020/11/01
#563 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Study for United Church Mural
#563 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Study for United Church Mural
Lot #563

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Untitled - Study for United Church Mural
Media oil on board
Size 32.5 x 10.75 in. / 82.6 x 27.3 cm.

Notes
unsigned; framed with irregularly shaped mat

Provenance
purchased directly from the artist; from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$300-$400

Sold
CAD $199
2020/11/01
#564 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Automatic Drawing
#564 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Automatic Drawing
Lot #564

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Untitled - Automatic Drawing
Media mixed media on paper mounted on wood board
Size 23.75 x 18 in. / 60.3 x 45.7 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; unframed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$300-$400

Sold
CAD $222
2020/11/01
#97 ~ Spickett - Grass Hopper Tomb Tune
#97 ~ Spickett - Grass Hopper Tomb Tune
Lot #97

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Grass Hopper Tomb Tune
Media mixed media on paper
Size 41.25 x 29.5 in. / 104.8 x 74.9 cm.

Notes
unsigned; titled verso; framed

Provenance
purchased directly from the artist; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$700-$900

Sold
CAD $702
2020/04/19
#109 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Factory
#109 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Factory
Lot #109

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Untitled - Factory
Media oil on paper board
Dated 1951
Size 50.5 x 32.75 in. / 128.3 x 83.2 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower left; framed

Provenance
purchased directly from the artist; from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$2,000-$3,000

Sold
CAD $1,755
2019/11/03
#110 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Baptism
#110 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Baptism
Lot #110

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Untitled - Baptism
Media oil on wood board
Dated 1955
Size 48 x 35.5 in. / 121.9 x 90.2 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; framed; minor surface dirt noted

Provenance
purchased directly from the artist; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$2,000-$3,000

Sold
CAD $1,755
2019/11/03
#111 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Lone Pine
#111 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Lone Pine
Lot #111

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Untitled - Lone Pine
Media oil on wood board
Dated 1957
Size 45.75 x 15.75 in. / 116.2 x 40 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower left; framed; some surface dirt noted

Provenance
purchased directly from the artist; from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$1,000-$1,500

Sold
CAD $1,404
2019/11/03
#91 ~ Spickett - Denim Wings
#91 ~ Spickett - Denim Wings
Lot #91

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Denim Wings
Media oil on paper board
Dated 1975
Size 39.5 x 30.75 in. / 100.3 x 78.1 cm.

Notes
signed and dated upper right; signed and titled verso; framed

Provenance
gift from the artist; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$1,500-$2,500

Sold
CAD $1,053
2018/04/22
#222 ~ Spickett - October Moon
#222 ~ Spickett - October Moon
Lot #222

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title October Moon
Media pastel and watercolour on paper
Size 28.5 x 18.75 x 1 in. / 72.4 x 47.6 x 2.5 cm.

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

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$400-$600

Sold
CAD $644
2015/04/19
#223 ~ Spickett - Prairie Theme No.29
#223 ~ Spickett - Prairie Theme No.29
Lot #223

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Prairie Theme No.29
Media ink wash on paper
Dated 1961
Size 12 x 19 x 1 in. / 30.5 x 48.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower left; bears title on gallery label verso; framed; mounted on wood board; some yellowing noted

Provenance
Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, label verso; from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$300-$400

Sold
CAD $205
2015/04/19
#1375 ~ Spickett - Prairescape  #5
#1375 ~ Spickett - Prairescape  #5
Lot #1375

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Prairescape #5
Media ink on paper
Dated 1962
Size 8.75 x 22.5 x 1 in. / 22.2 x 57.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; inscribed original artist's studio card attached verso; titled on label verso; framed

Provenance
private collection, Vancouver
Estimate CAD$250-$350

Sold
CAD $328
2014/11/29
#786.1 ~ Spickett - Untitled - The Teacher
#786.1 ~ Spickett - Untitled - The Teacher
Lot #786.1

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Untitled - The Teacher
Media gouache on paper board
Size 15.75 x 19.25 x 1 in. / 40 x 48.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; some surface dirt and handling marks noted; unframed

Reference
artist was employed early in his carreer with the Hudson Bay company

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$600-$800

Sold
CAD $468
2014/05/17
#104 ~ Spickett - Whistlers
#104 ~ Spickett - Whistlers
Lot #104

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Whistlers
Media oil on hard board
Dated 1958
Size 60 x 48 x 1 in. / 152.4 x 121.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower left; titled verso; framed

Reference
illustrated pg. 252 in Spirit Matters - Ron [Gyo-Zo] Spickett, Artist, Poet, Lay-Priest, by Geoffrey Simmons

Provenance
Virginia Christopher Fine Arts, Calgary, label verso
Estimate CAD$10,000-$15,000

Sold
CAD $10,530
2014/05/11
#875 ~ Spickett - Thaw Patches 2  #7/16
#875 ~ Spickett - Thaw Patches 2  #7/16
Lot #875

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Thaw Patches 2 #7/16
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Dated 1960 -'s
Size 12.25 x 20 x 1 in. / 31.1 x 50.8 x 2.5 cm.

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

Provenance
from the estate of Hanka Martin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$300-$400

Sold
CAD $176
2011/11/12
#742 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Good Wine
#742 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Good Wine
Lot #742

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Untitled - Good Wine
Media watercolour and charcoal on paper
Dated 1970
Size 13 x 15.5 x 1 in. / 33 x 39.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower left; unframed; paper glued to wood board

Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $222
2011/05/07
#743 ~ Spickett - Untitled - More Please
#743 ~ Spickett - Untitled - More Please
Lot #743

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Untitled - More Please
Media watercolour and charcoal on paper
Dated 1970
Size 13 x 7.25 x 1 in. / 33 x 18.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; unframed; paper glued to wood board

Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $176
2011/05/07
#744 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Sand Dunes
#744 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Sand Dunes
Lot #744

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Untitled - Sand Dunes
Media watercolour and charcoal on paper
Dated 1970
Size 22 x 16.5 x 1 in. / 55.9 x 41.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower left; unframed; paper glued to wood board

Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $293
2011/05/07
#422 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Standing Figures
#422 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Standing Figures
Lot #422

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Untitled - Standing Figures
Media oil on wood board
Dated 1960 -'s
Size 48 x 18 x 1 in. / 121.9 x 45.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and indistinctly dated lower right; painting of two horsemen [horizontal] dated '55 verso; framed; some surface dirt noted

Provenance
from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$2,500-$3,500

Sold
CAD $4,212
2010/10/03
#318 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Falling Rider
#318 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Falling Rider
Lot #318

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Untitled - Falling Rider
Media oil on canvas
Dated 1967
Size 54 x 30 x 1 in. / 137.2 x 76.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated upper left; framed

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

Sold
CAD $4,370
2007/04/22
#322 ~ Spickett - SleepWake  #6
#322 ~ Spickett - SleepWake  #6
Lot #322

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title SleepWake #6
Media graphite on paper
Dated 1974
Size 19.75 x 29.5 x 1 in. / 50.2 x 74.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled and dated along bottom

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$500-$600

Sold
CAD $1,380
2006/04/09
#324 ~ Spickett - Mexico, 1956
#324 ~ Spickett - Mexico, 1956
Lot #324

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Mexico, 1956
Media oil on heavy paper
Dated 1956
Size 44.75 x 25.75 x 1 in. / 113.7 x 65.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, dated and inscribed Mexico upper right; laid down on particle board; some handling marks; paper is 2 inches wider at bottom

Reference
received scholarship to study at the Instituto Allende, San Miguel, Mexico for the period 1955-56

Provenance
purchased from Levis Auction; from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$900-$1,200

Sold
CAD $748
2003/04/13
#227 ~ Spickett - Mountain Viewpoint No.1, 1957
#227 ~ Spickett - Mountain Viewpoint No.1, 1957
Lot #227

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Mountain Viewpoint No.1, 1957
Media oil on wood board
Dated 1957
Size 14.75 x 39.75 x 1 in. / 37.5 x 101 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower left

Reference
in 1957, the artist listed his employment as artist/sculptor with the Glenbow Foundation - Luxton Museum and lived in Banff; he also showed works at the Montreal Museum of Fine Art Annual Exhibition

Provenance
Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, label verso; purchased from Levis Auction; from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$900-$1,200

Sold
CAD $690
2002/04/14
Lot #248

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Words Between Us
Media oil on paper
Dated 1956
Size 43.5 x 27.25 x 1 in. / 110.5 x 69.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated upper right below frame

Provenance
acquired from the artist; private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$4,000-$5,000

Sold
CAD $4,945
2001/11/04
Lot #250

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Grass Hopper Tomb Tune
Media mixed media on paper
Size 41.25 x 29.5 x 1 in. / 104.8 x 74.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
unsigned; titled verso

Provenance
received from the artist
Estimate CAD$1,000-$1,200

Sold
CAD $575
2001/11/04
#297 ~ Spickett - The Last Posse
#297 ~ Spickett - The Last Posse
Lot #297

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title The Last Posse
Media mixed media on plywood
Dated 1969
Size 48 x 84 x 1 in. / 121.9 x 213.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; titled verso; triptych framed separately; some minor abrasions

Reference
see Jubille Exhibition, by J.Nicoll, illustration pg.22 for similar painting from this time period as well as Winnipeg West, Painting and Sculpture in Wester Canada 1945-1970, by C.Varley, 26 for comparable painting in the collection of the E.A.G.

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

Sold
CAD $9,900
1997/11/03
#374 ~ Spickett - Pullover #4
#374 ~ Spickett - Pullover #4
Lot #374

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Pullover #4
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1980
Size 28.75 x 21 x 1 in. / 73 x 53.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled and dated in margin lower right; signed with initials and dated upper left

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$900-$1,200

Sold
CAD $770
1995/11/06
#375 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Abstract Composition
#375 ~ Spickett - Untitled - Abstract Composition
Lot #375

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Untitled - Abstract Composition
Media oil on paper
Size 42 x 30 x 1 in. / 106.7 x 76.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
unsigned

Provenance
private estate, Pincher Creek
Estimate CAD$400-$600

Sold
CAD $220
1995/11/06
#405 ~ Spickett - Untitled
#405 ~ Spickett - Untitled
Lot #405

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Untitled
Media oil on paper
Dated 1980
Size 40.25 x 28.25 x 1 in. / 102.2 x 71.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
sign and dated with monogram upper left; archival back

Provenance
corporate collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$900-$1,200

Sold
CAD $660
1995/05/01
#107 ~ Spickett - None of the Above
#107 ~ Spickett - None of the Above
Lot #107

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title None of the Above
Media mixed media on paper
Dated 1981
Size 38.5 x 24.75 x 1 in. / 97.8 x 62.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled and dated

Estimate CAD$400-$600

Sold
CAD $468
1994/06/25
#108 ~ Spickett - Gate Decoration
#108 ~ Spickett - Gate Decoration
Lot #108

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Gate Decoration
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1978
Size 42 x 30 x 1 in. / 106.7 x 76.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated

Estimate CAD$400-$600

Sold
CAD $440
1994/06/25
#109 ~ Spickett - Launch Pale
#109 ~ Spickett - Launch Pale
Lot #109

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Launch Pale
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1978
Size 42.5 x 30.75 x 1 in. / 108 x 78.1 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated

Estimate CAD$400-$600

Sold
CAD $385
1994/06/25
#110 ~ Spickett - Surface A.62
#110 ~ Spickett - Surface A.62
Lot #110

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Surface A.62
Media mixed media on wood board
Size 24.5 x 48 x 1 in. / 62.2 x 121.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed; some damage noted; unframed

Estimate CAD$300-$500

Sold
CAD $275
1994/06/25
#317 ~ Spickett - Mountain Viewpoint No.1, 1957
#317 ~ Spickett - Mountain Viewpoint No.1, 1957
Lot #317

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Mountain Viewpoint No.1, 1957
Media oil on wood board
Dated 1957
Size 14.75 x 39.75 x 1 in. / 37.5 x 101 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower left

Reference
in 1957, the artist listed his employment as artist/sculptor with the Glenbow Foundation - Luxton Museum and lived in Banff; he also showed works at the Montreal Museum of Fine Art Annual Exhibition

Provenance
Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, label verso
Estimate CAD$1,400-$1,800

Sold
CAD $880
1994/04/26
#318 ~ Spickett - Mexico, 1956
#318 ~ Spickett - Mexico, 1956
Lot #318

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Mexico, 1956
Media oil on heavy paper
Dated 1956
Size 44.75 x 25.75 x 1 in. / 113.7 x 65.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, dated and inscribed Mexico upper right; laid down on masonite; some handling marks; paper is 2 inches wider at bottom

Reference
received scholarship to study at the Instituto Allende, San Miguel, Mexico for the period 1955-56

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$1,200-$1,500

Sold
CAD $990
1994/04/26
#319 ~ Spickett - Prairie Fringe  #20/23
#319 ~ Spickett - Prairie Fringe  #20/23
Lot #319

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Prairie Fringe #20/23
Media silkscreen on paper
Dated 1960
Size 12 x 20.25 x 1 in. / 30.5 x 51.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; some discolouration and laid down on mat board; unframed

Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $165
1994/04/26
#313 ~ Spickett - Institutional Correction
#313 ~ Spickett - Institutional Correction
Lot #313

Artist Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett
Title Institutional Correction
Media mixed media on paper
Dated 1978
Size 42.5 x 30.75 x 1 in. / 108 x 78.1 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed with initials and dated upper left; titled verso

Estimate CAD$600-$800

Sold
CAD $468
1993/11/01

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