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#1081 ~ de Grandmaison - Child with Blue Beads and Purple Scarf
#1081 ~ de Grandmaison - Child with Blue Beads and Purple Scarf
Lot #1081

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Child with Blue Beads and Purple Scarf
Media pastel on sandpaper
Dated ca.  1942
Size 10.75 x 8.25 in. / 27.3 x 21 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; bears title and date on gallery label verso; framed with special glass

Provenance
Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso; from the Estate of Dr. Joan Snyder, a prominent Calgary philanthropist; proceeds from this work will help fulfill Joan's wishes to support the University of Calgary. To read more about Dr. Joan Snyder, visit the University of Calgary's Memoriam
Estimate CAD$5,000-$7,000

Sold
CAD $2,808
2024/03/09
#1082 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Child with Red Scarf
#1082 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Child with Red Scarf
Lot #1082

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Child with Red Scarf
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 13 x 10.25 in. / 33 x 26 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; framed with archival mat

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Joan Snyder, a prominent Calgary philanthropist; proceeds from this work will help fulfill Joan's wishes to support the University of Calgary. To read more about Dr. Joan Snyder, visit the University of Calgary's Memoriam
Estimate CAD$5,000-$7,000

Sold
CAD $2,691
2024/03/09
#39 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of Man with Ochre Necktie
#39 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of Man with Ochre Necktie
Lot #39

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Portrait of Man with Ochre Necktie
Media oil on canvas
Dated 1940 -'s
Size 27.5 x 21.5 in. / 69.8 x 54.6 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; bears date on gallery label verso; framed

Reference
conservation notice from Fraser / Spafford Ricci from 2011, Vancouver, label verso

Provenance
Canada House Gallery, Banff, label verso; from the Estate of Dr. Joan Snyder, a prominent Calgary philanthropist; proceeds from this work will help fulfill Joan's wishes to support the University of Calgary. To read more about Dr. Joan Snyder, visit the University of Calgary's Memoriam
Estimate CAD$9,000-$12,000

Sold
CAD $10,530
2023/11/05
#40 ~ de Grandmaison - Dan Wildman Senior, Stoney, Morley
#40 ~ de Grandmaison - Dan Wildman Senior, Stoney, Morley
Lot #40

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Dan Wildman Senior, Stoney, Morley
Media oil on canvas board
Dated 1938
Size 23.5 x 18.5 in. / 59.7 x 47 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; bears title, date and inscription verso; framed

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

Sold
CAD $8,190
2023/11/05
#41 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Young Child with Necklace
#41 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Young Child with Necklace
Lot #41

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Young Child with Necklace
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 10 x 8 in. / 25.4 x 20.3 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; framed with archival mat and special glass

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

Sold
CAD $6,435
2023/11/05
#42 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Young Child with Bonnet
#42 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Young Child with Bonnet
Lot #42

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Young Child with Bonnet
Media pastel on sandpaper
Dated ca.  1950
Size 15 x 10.5 in. / 38.1 x 26.7 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; inscribed and dated on label verso; framed with special glass

Provenance
Richardson Bros., Winnipeg and Masters Gallery, Calgary, labels verso; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$9,000-$12,000

Sold
CAD $5,265
2023/11/05
#51 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Mother and Child
#51 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Mother and Child
Lot #51

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Mother and Child
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 23 x 20 in. / 58.4 x 50.8 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; framed with special glass

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$15,000-$20,000

Sold
CAD $11,115
2023/04/23
#52 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of a Man with Feather
#52 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of a Man with Feather
Lot #52

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Portrait of a Man with Feather
Media oil on canvas
Size 17 x 13.5 in. / 43.2 x 34.3 cm.

Notes
unsigned; framed

Reference
bears inscription by Gladys Phillips [wife of artist W.J. Phillips] 'This painting was acquired by my husband in the early 1940s when he traded one of his pictures with Nick for an example of his work. My husband often traded his work with other fellow artists in order to acquire an example of their work for his own substantial collection. This painting hung in our home until acquired by John P. Crabb of Winnipeg in the Fall of 1969 for his own collection. - Sept. 10, 1970 Gladys K.O. Phillips' on note attached verso

Provenance
ex-collection Walter & Gladys Phillips, John P. Crabb and J.C. [James Carl] Anderson; Loch Gallery, labels verso; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$10,000-$15,000

Sold
CAD $6,000
2023/04/23
#53 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Child with Blue Scarf
#53 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Child with Blue Scarf
Lot #53

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Child with Blue Scarf
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 10.5 x 7.5 in. / 26.7 x 19 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; framed with special glass

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

Sold
CAD $7,605
2023/04/23
#54 ~ de Grandmaison - Joe Calf Child, Blackfoot
#54 ~ de Grandmaison - Joe Calf Child, Blackfoot
Lot #54

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Joe Calf Child, Blackfoot
Media watercolour on paper
Size 9.5 x 6.75 in. / 24.1 x 17.1 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; bears title on plaque; framed with special glass

Reference
lot includes History in their Blood by Hugh A. Dempsey, published by Douglas and McIntyre, 1982; bears inscription by G.H. Gooderham from 1951 'The subject of this picture is Joe Calf Child, Blackfoot, the second of three generations known to the writer. Calf Child, his father, was the War Chief of the Blackfeet when Crowfoot signed treaty for them...' on paper attached verso

Provenance
Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso; from the Estate of Dr. Joan Snyder, a prominent Calgary philanthropist; proceeds from this work will help fulfill Joan's wishes to support the University of Calgary. To read more about Dr. Joan Snyder, visit the University of Calgary's Memoriam
Estimate CAD$4,000-$6,000

Sold
CAD $7,020
2023/04/23
#55 ~ de Grandmaison - Mount Rundle, Banff National Park, View from Vermillion Lake
#55 ~ de Grandmaison - Mount Rundle, Banff National Park, View from Vermillion Lake
Lot #55

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Mount Rundle, Banff National Park, View from Vermillion Lake
Media pastel on paper
Dated ca.  1935
Size 10 x 13 in. / 25.4 x 33 cm.

Notes
unsigned; bears title and date on label signed by Sonia de Grandmaison in 1992 verso; framed

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Joan Snyder, a prominent Calgary philanthropist; proceeds from this work will help fulfill Joan's wishes to support the University of Calgary. To read more about Dr. Joan Snyder, visit the University of Calgary's Memoriam
Estimate CAD$900-$1,200

Sold
CAD $2,691
2023/04/23
#1082 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Young Lady
#1082 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Young Lady
Lot #1082

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Young Lady
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 22.5 x 16.5 in. / 57.2 x 41.9 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; unframed; in liner with glass; some handling marks and surface dirt on liner noted

Estimate CAD$600-$800

Sold
CAD $644
2022/12/03
#39 ~ de Grandmaison - First Nations Chief, Manitoba
#39 ~ de Grandmaison - First Nations Chief, Manitoba
Lot #39

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title First Nations Chief, Manitoba
Media pastel on sandpaper
Dated ca.  1930
Size 19.5 x 15.5 in. / 49.5 x 39.4 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; bears title and date on plaque; framed with archival mat and special glass; in hand carved frame with information about frame attached verso

Provenance
Mayberry Fine Art, Winnipeg, label verso; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$12,000-$15,000

Sold
CAD $14,040
2022/11/06
#35 ~ de Grandmaison - John Hunter - Stoney from Morley
#35 ~ de Grandmaison - John Hunter - Stoney from Morley
Lot #35

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title John Hunter - Stoney from Morley
Media oil on canvas board
Dated ca.  1945
Size 23.25 x 17 in. / 59.1 x 43.2 cm.

Notes
signed and inscribed 'Banff' lower left; bears title 'John Hunter - Chief Sitting Eagle [Ubi-thka Lyodage], Chiniki Ban Stoney Nakoda [1874-1971]' and date on plaque; framed

Provenance
Kenneth G. Heffel Fine Art, Vancouver, label verso; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$15,000-$20,000

Sold
CAD $15,210
2022/04/24
#36 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait
#36 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait
Lot #36

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Portrait
Media pastel on sandpaper
Dated 1935
Size 10 x 14 in. / 25.4 x 35.6 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; framed with archival mat, special glass and in hand-carved frame

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$10,000-$15,000

Sold
CAD $9,360
2022/04/24
#37 ~ de Grandmaison - Portrait of a Cree Man
#37 ~ de Grandmaison - Portrait of a Cree Man
Lot #37

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Portrait of a Cree Man
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 15.25 x 12 in. / 38.7 x 30.5 cm.

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

Provenance
Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$10,000-$15,000

Sold
CAD $9,360
2022/04/24
#38 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of a Young Girl in Red Blouse
#38 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of a Young Girl in Red Blouse
Lot #38

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Portrait of a Young Girl in Red Blouse
Media oil on paper board
Size 10.25 x 8.25 in. / 26 x 21 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; framed

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

Sold
CAD $5,850
2022/04/24
#15 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of a Chief
#15 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of a Chief
Lot #15

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Portrait of a Chief
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 21.25 x 16.75 in. / 54 x 42.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; framed with archival mat

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$15,000-$20,000

Sold
CAD $14,040
2020/11/01
#16 ~ de Grandmaison - Portrait of John Hunter [Sitting Eagle]
#16 ~ de Grandmaison - Portrait of John Hunter [Sitting Eagle]
Lot #16

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Portrait of John Hunter [Sitting Eagle]
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 20.75 x 16 in. / 52.7 x 40.6 cm.

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

Reference
Sitting Eagle, also known as John Hunter, was the chief of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation of Alberta. He became very involved in the Calgary Stampede and some say, he was considered a symbol of the event. In 1988, an 11 foot tall bronze of Chief Sitting Eagle was unveiled in downtown Calgary, by artist Don Begg, where it still stands today; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chief_Sitting_Eagle

Provenance
Intercontinental Art Agency, Vancouver, label verso; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$15,000-$20,000

Sold
CAD $18,720
2020/11/01
#428 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Young Child
#428 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Young Child
Lot #428

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Young Child
Media pastel on sandpaper
Dated 1935
Size 14 x 11 in. / 35.6 x 27.9 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; framed

Provenance
T.H. Morgan Framing, Edmonton, label verso
Estimate CAD$400-$600

Sold
CAD $497
2020/11/01
#37 ~ de Grandmaison - Turning Robe
#37 ~ de Grandmaison - Turning Robe
Lot #37

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Turning Robe
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 27.5 x 21.5 in. / 69.8 x 54.6 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; bears title on label verso; in period hand carved frame with glass on both sides; paper manufacturer stamp verso

Reference
printed inscription 'This portrait is of a Blackfoot Indian from the Gleichen, Alberta, Indian Reservation. His name is Turning Robe, and he was approximately 65 years of age when the portrait was made. The ornaments on his braids are special shells from the Gulf of Mexico and have been handed down for generations as family jewellery or a talisman.' on label verso

Provenance
ex-collection R.A. Brown, founder of Home Oil, Calgary; purchased at Levis Auctions in 2001; from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$15,000-$20,000

Sold
CAD $28,080
2020/04/19
#26 ~ de Grandmaison - The Stump - Blackfoot Indian from Gleichen
#26 ~ de Grandmaison - The Stump - Blackfoot Indian from Gleichen
Lot #26

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title The Stump - Blackfoot Indian from Gleichen
Media pastel on paper
Dated ca.  1939
Size 17 x 11.5 in. / 43.2 x 29.2 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; bears inscription along bottom; bears title and date on gallery label verso; framed with special glass; minor tears in margins noted

Provenance
Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Alberta
Estimate CAD$20,000-$25,000

Sold
CAD $21,060
2018/04/22
#27 ~ de Grandmaison - Grasshopper Sarcee
#27 ~ de Grandmaison - Grasshopper Sarcee
Lot #27

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Grasshopper Sarcee
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 21.5 x 16 in. / 54.6 x 40.6 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; titled and paper manufacturer stamp verso; framed with archival mat and special glass

Reference
see another portrait of Pat Grasshopper by the artist in the University of Lethbridge collection in Drawn from the Past, Nicholas de Grandmaison, by Gordon Snyder, pg.61 and also here

Provenance
from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$20,000-$25,000

Sold
CAD $18,720
2018/04/22
#40 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Stoney Indian
#40 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Stoney Indian
Lot #40

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Stoney Indian
Media pastel on paper
Size 21 x 16 in. / 53.3 x 40.6 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; indistinct title 'Chief H ...., Stoney' along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
from a prominent Calgary collection and by descent
Estimate CAD$20,000-$30,000

Sold
CAD $33,930
2017/11/05
#425 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Mrs. Heseltine
#425 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Mrs. Heseltine
Lot #425

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Mrs. Heseltine
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 22.5 x 18.5 in. / 57.2 x 47 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; framed

Reference
according the the consignor, the sitter for this portrait and her husband came to Canada on a boat that was close to rescuing survivors on the Titanic. They came to Canada and lived in High River, Alberta.

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

Sold
CAD $410
2017/04/23
#1050 ~ de Grandmaison - Gilbert Eaton
#1050 ~ de Grandmaison - Gilbert Eaton
Lot #1050

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Gilbert Eaton
Media pastel on paper
Size 24 x 19 in. / 61 x 48.3 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; framed

Reference
Gilbert McCrea Eaton [1915-1985] was the grandson of Timothy Eaton, founder of the T. Eaton Company, and managed the company’s interest in Winnipeg and western Canada

Estimate CAD$700-$900

Sold
CAD $585
2016/12/03
#1051 ~ de Grandmaison - Tim Eaton
#1051 ~ de Grandmaison - Tim Eaton
Lot #1051

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Tim Eaton
Media pastel on paper
Size 24.75 x 18.5 in. / 62.9 x 47 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; framed

Reference
son of Gilbert and Marjorie Eaton, he was named after Timothy Eaton, founder of the T. Eaton Company

Estimate CAD$700-$900

Sold
CAD $351
2016/12/03
#37 ~ de Grandmaison - Long-Time Squirrel
#37 ~ de Grandmaison - Long-Time Squirrel
Lot #37

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Long-Time Squirrel
Media oil on canvas board
Dated 1932
Size 12 x 10 in. / 30.5 x 25.4 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; bears title and date on gallery labels verso; framed

Reference
inscribed 'In the 1890's, Long Time Squirrel was one of a cattle-killing ring that was caught and sent to prison. Because he had given so much of the meat to starving members of the tribe, his actions were praised by his people. After his release from prison, he had a vision about horses wandering freely on the prairies as far as the eye could see. Taking this as a sign, he began to raise his own stock and by 1939 had almost 700 head, one of the largest herds on the Blood Reserve. He kept them as a sign of wealth and also provided rodeo stock for wild horse races and bucking horse competitions. Three times a member of the Horn Society, he owned a medicine pipe and belonged to several other religious societies. He died in 1945.' on label verso

Provenance
Masters Gallery, Calgary, and Canadian Fine Arts, Toronto, labels verso; private collection, Vancouver
Estimate CAD$12,000-$15,000

Sold
CAD $11,700
2016/11/06
#34 ~ de Grandmaison - Chief Bear Paw
#34 ~ de Grandmaison - Chief Bear Paw
Lot #34

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Chief Bear Paw
Media pastel on paper
Size 18 x 13.25 in. / 45.7 x 33.7 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; framed with archival mat

Provenance
from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$10,000-$12,000

Sold
CAD $11,700
2016/04/17
#26 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Girl in a Pink Dress
#26 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Girl in a Pink Dress
Lot #26

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Girl in a Pink Dress
Media pastel on paper
Size 15 x 10 x 1 in. / 38.1 x 25.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; framed

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

Sold
CAD $702
2015/11/08
#28 ~ de Grandmaison - Marjorie Eaton
#28 ~ de Grandmaison - Marjorie Eaton
Lot #28

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Marjorie Eaton
Media pastel on paper
Size 23.25 x 18.75 x 1 in. / 59.1 x 47.6 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; framed

Reference
Marjorie Ann Maston [1913-1988] was the wife of Gilbert McCrea Eaton

Estimate CAD$800-$1,000

Sold
CAD $819
2015/11/08
#19.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Papoose
#19.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Papoose
Lot #19.1

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Papoose
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 12 x 9.5 x 1 in. / 30.5 x 24.1 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; framed; minor stain in margin along bottom edge of paper noted; framed

Provenance
purchased directly from the artist; from a Houston collection
Estimate CAD$12,000-$15,000

Sold
CAD $22,230
2015/04/19
#15 ~ de Grandmaison - Black White Man [Peigan from Brockett]
#15 ~ de Grandmaison - Black White Man [Peigan from Brockett]
Lot #15

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Black White Man [Peigan from Brockett]
Media pastel on sandpaper
Dated ca.  1955
Size 26 x 21 x 1 in. / 66 x 53.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
bears artist's name, title and date on gallery label verso; framed

Reference
newspaper clipping attached verso regarding Bank of Montreal gift to government house in Edmonton of Black White Man, in 1980

Provenance
Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso; from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$15,000-$20,000

Sold
CAD $24,570
2014/11/23
#16 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of My Wife, Sonia
#16 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of My Wife, Sonia
Lot #16

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Portrait of My Wife, Sonia
Media oil on canvas board
Dated 1947
Size 12 x 9 x 1 in. / 30.5 x 22.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
dated and indistinctly inscribed '...by my husband 1947, Sonia de Grandmaison' lower right; framed

Reference
according to the artist's daughter, this was done when the family was living in Banff

Provenance
ex-collection Sonia de Grandmaison, wife of the artist, and gifted to a private collection
Estimate CAD$2,000-$2,500

Sold
CAD $1,170
2014/11/23
#18 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Indian Brave
#18 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Indian Brave
Lot #18

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Indian Brave
Media pastel on artist's sandpaper
Dated 1940 -'s
Size 15 x 12 x 1 in. / 38.1 x 30.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; framed with archival mat

Provenance
The Art Shop, Calgary, label verso; gift from the artist and by descent
Estimate CAD$15,000-$20,000

Sold
CAD $14,040
2014/05/11
#26 ~ de Grandmaison - Blood Indian Near Cardston, Alberta
#26 ~ de Grandmaison - Blood Indian Near Cardston, Alberta
Lot #26

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Blood Indian Near Cardston, Alberta
Media pastel on sandpaper
Dated 1939
Size 16.75 x 11.75 x 1 in. / 42.5 x 29.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; titled and dated verso; framed

Provenance
Gainsborough Galleries, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$15,000-$20,000

Sold
CAD $19,890
2013/11/03
#27 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of a Plains Indian
#27 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of a Plains Indian
Lot #27

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Portrait of a Plains Indian
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 17 x 13.75 x 1 in. / 43.2 x 34.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; 'E.G. Paris, Papiers ...' stamp verso; framed with archival mat

Provenance
Gainsborough Galleries, Calgary, label verso
Estimate CAD$15,000-$20,000

Sold
CAD $19,890
2013/11/03
#27 ~ de Grandmaison - Pat Grasshopper - Sarcee Indian
#27 ~ de Grandmaison - Pat Grasshopper - Sarcee Indian
Lot #27

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Pat Grasshopper - Sarcee Indian
Media oil on canvas board
Dated 1942
Size 19.75 x 15.75 x 1 in. / 50.2 x 40 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; titled and dated on gallery label verso; inscribed 'property of Sonia de Grandmaison' verso; framed

Reference
Pat Grasshopper was described in a 1935 Calgary Herald article as a medicine man when he gave the name Otter Woman to Lady Baden-Powell

Provenance
Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso; from the collection of prominent Calgary businessman, J.E. [Ted] Newall
Estimate CAD$20,000-$25,000

Sold
CAD $31,590
2013/04/21
#28 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Indian Chief
#28 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Indian Chief
Lot #28

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Indian Chief
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 16.5 x 12.75 x 1 in. / 41.9 x 32.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; framed with special glass

Provenance
Gallery Walter Klinkhoff, Montreal, label verso
Estimate CAD$12,000-$15,000

Sold
CAD $21,060
2013/04/21
#29 ~ de Grandmaison - Cree Indian
#29 ~ de Grandmaison - Cree Indian
Lot #29

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Cree Indian
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 21.5 x 13.5 x 1 in. / 54.6 x 34.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; bears title on backing; framed

Provenance
partial label verso; private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$8,000-$10,000

Sold
CAD $8,190
2013/04/21
#28 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Young Warrior
#28 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Young Warrior
Lot #28

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Young Warrior
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 17.25 x 13.25 x 1 in. / 43.8 x 33.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; framed with archival mat

Provenance
purchased from the artist; from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$15,000-$20,000

Sold
CAD $15,210
2012/11/04
#28.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Running in the Middle, Sarcee Indian
#28.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Running in the Middle, Sarcee Indian
Lot #28.1

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Running in the Middle, Sarcee Indian
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 17.25 x 13.25 x 1 in. / 43.8 x 33.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; bears title on paper verso; framed with archival mat

Provenance
purchased from the artist; from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$10,000-$12,000

Sold
CAD $9,360
2012/11/04
#26.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - The Young Chief
#26.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - The Young Chief
Lot #26.1

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - The Young Chief
Media oil on canvas
Size 17 x 14.75 x 1 in. / 43.2 x 37.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed upper right; framed

Provenance
Gainsborough Galleries, Calgary, label verso; ex-collection Dr. Maxwell Lipkind, Guild Gallery
Estimate CAD$15,000-$20,000

Sold
CAD $21,060
2011/11/07
#118.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Indian Brave Smoking Pipe
#118.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Indian Brave Smoking Pipe
Lot #118.1

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Indian Brave Smoking Pipe
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 12 x 9 x 1 in. / 30.5 x 22.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; framed

Provenance
Loch Gallery, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$20,000-$25,000

Sold
CAD $18,720
2010/10/03
#28.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Wolf Tail [Apisoh'soyi] Pegan Indian, Brocket, Alberta
#28.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Wolf Tail [Apisoh'soyi] Pegan Indian, Brocket, Alberta
Lot #28.1

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Wolf Tail [Apisoh'soyi] Pegan Indian, Brocket, Alberta
Media pastel on sandpaper
Dated 1930
Size 15.5 x 12 x 1 in. / 39.4 x 30.5 x 2.5 cm.

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

Provenance
purchased from Peter Ohler Fine Art, Vancouver
Estimate CAD$15,000-$20,000

Sold
CAD $18,720
2010/04/18
#27 ~ de Grandmaison - Mt. Eisenhower, Banff, Alta
#27 ~ de Grandmaison - Mt. Eisenhower, Banff, Alta
Lot #27

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Mt. Eisenhower, Banff, Alta
Media oil on canvas
Size 4.25 x 5 x 1 in. / 10.8 x 12.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
unsigned; titled verso; framed

Provenance
Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso; ex-collection George and Lola Kidd, Victoria; proceeds to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Estimate CAD$2,000-$2,500

Sold
CAD $2,223
2009/11/15
#23 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Indian Smoking a Pipe
#23 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Indian Smoking a Pipe
Lot #23

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Indian Smoking a Pipe
Media pastel on sandpaper
Dated ca.  1938
Size 13.25 x 11.25 x 1 in. / 33.7 x 28.6 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; framed with special glass

Estimate CAD$12,000-$15,000

Sold
CAD $12,870
2009/04/19
#429 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Woman with Purple Earrings
#429 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Woman with Purple Earrings
Lot #429

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Woman with Purple Earrings
Media pastel on paper
Dated 1934
Size 19.5 x 15 x 1 in. / 49.5 x 38.1 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower centre; framed with archival mat

Estimate CAD$900-$1,200

Sold
CAD $585
2008/11/16
#430 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - The Scholarly Lawyer
#430 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - The Scholarly Lawyer
Lot #430

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - The Scholarly Lawyer
Media pastel on paper
Dated 1934
Size 16 x 14 x 1 in. / 40.6 x 35.6 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower centre; framed with archival mat

Estimate CAD$900-$1,200

Sold
CAD $995
2008/11/16
#430 ~ de Grandmaison - Columbia Valley, B.C.
#430 ~ de Grandmaison - Columbia Valley, B.C.
Lot #430

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Columbia Valley, B.C.
Media pastel on paper
Size 8.5 x 11.5 x 1 in. / 21.6 x 29.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; framed with archival mat and special glass

Provenance
Masters Gallery, Calgary; private collection, Victoria
Estimate CAD$3,500-$4,500

Sold
CAD $2,875
2007/11/18
#39 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - George McLean, Walking Bufalo
#39 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - George McLean, Walking Bufalo
Lot #39

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - George McLean, Walking Bufalo
Media pastel on paper
Dated ca.  1958
Size 25.5 x 18 x 1 in. / 64.8 x 45.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
unsigned; letter of authenticity included with lot; framed with archival mat

Reference
a major travelling exhibition Drawn From the Past - The Portraits and Practice of Nicholas de Grandmaison will open in Lethbridge on September 14, 2007; this exhibition is organized by the University of Lethbridge and curated by Gordon Snyder

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$18,000-$22,000

Sold
CAD $13,225
2007/04/22
#40 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Lady with a Pipe
#40 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Lady with a Pipe
Lot #40

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Lady with a Pipe
Media oil on canvas board
Size 21.5 x 17.25 x 1 in. / 54.6 x 43.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; inscribed 'To Dear Son Nick, From Dad' verso; framed

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$18,000-$22,000

Sold
CAD $18,400
2007/04/22
#28 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of an Indian
#28 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of an Indian
Lot #28

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Portrait of an Indian
Media pastel on paper
Size 16.5 x 11.5 x 1 in. / 41.9 x 29.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; some glue residue noted in margins; archival mat

Provenance
private collection, Ottawa
Estimate CAD$9,000-$12,000

Sold
CAD $8,625
2006/11/12
#35.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Two Guns
#35.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Two Guns
Lot #35.1

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Two Guns
Media pastel on paper
Dated 1927
Size 25 x 20.5 x 1 in. / 63.5 x 52.1 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; signed, dated and inscribed 'Sarcee Indian" on paper attached verso; photograph of the artist taken in 1972 attached verso; in period frame

Reference
see photograph in Glenbow Archives Collection, NA-2239-1, of sculptor Charlie Beil working in Banff, Alberta [1924] on a bronze with Two Gun White Calf, South Peigan, as model

Provenance
ex-collection William and Marjorie Herron; with proceeds to The Herron Foundation
Estimate CAD$18,000-$24,000

Sold
CAD $24,150
2006/04/09
#36.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of J.E.A. MacLeod
#36.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of J.E.A. MacLeod
Lot #36.1

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Portrait of J.E.A. MacLeod
Media pastel on paper
Size 14 x 11 x 1 in. / 35.6 x 27.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right

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

Sold
CAD $1,725
2006/04/09
#31 ~ de Grandmaison - Portrait of Guy Weadick, Founder of Calgary Stampede
#31 ~ de Grandmaison - Portrait of Guy Weadick, Founder of Calgary Stampede
Lot #31

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Portrait of Guy Weadick, Founder of Calgary Stampede
Media pastel on sandpaper
Dated 1951
Size 23 x 17 x 1 in. / 58.4 x 43.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; bears title and inscription 'N. 32...' verso; some minor tears in margin

Provenance
ex-collection Orestes [Rick] de Grandmaison
Estimate CAD$3,000-$4,000

Sold
CAD $5,175
2005/11/20
#31 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Indigenous Child with Red Scarf
#31 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Indigenous Child with Red Scarf
Lot #31

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Indigenous Child with Red Scarf
Media pastel on paper
Dated ca.  1949
Size 10 x 7.75 x 1 in. / 25.4 x 19.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; bears note 'purchased 1949 at S Ranch, Skookumchuck, B.C.' on backing

Reference
the S Ranch was owned by the godparents of the de Grandmaison children and was a favourite of the children; proceeds to My Sister My Friend, A Ministry Helping Women in Crises, Indianapolis, Indiana, www.mysistermyfriend.com`

Estimate CAD$7,000-$9,000

Sold
CAD $14,950
2005/04/17
#31.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Indigenous Child with Black and White Beaded Necklace
#31.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Indigenous Child with Black and White Beaded Necklace
Lot #31.1

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Indigenous Child with Black and White Beaded Necklace
Media pastel on sandpaper
Size 10.25 x 7.75 x 1 in. / 26 x 19.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower left

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

Sold
CAD $24,150
2005/04/17
#32 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Peigan Woman with Pipe
#32 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Peigan Woman with Pipe
Lot #32

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Peigan Woman with Pipe
Media oil on canvas
Dated 1950 -'s
Size 28 x 22 x 1 in. / 71.1 x 55.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right

Reference
the artist was particularly fond of the Peigan tribe; he was inducted as an honorary member of the Peigan Tribe in 1959 and was given the title 'Little Plume or [Enuk-sapop]; when he passed away in 1978, he was buried in the cemetary at Brockett just west of Fort MacLeod and north of Waterton National Park

Provenance
gift of the artist and by descent
Estimate CAD$7,000-$9,000

Sold
CAD $8,625
2005/04/17
#38 ~ de Grandmaison - Portrait of Tom Coquitts
#38 ~ de Grandmaison - Portrait of Tom Coquitts
Lot #38

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Portrait of Tom Coquitts
Media oil on canvas board
Size 14 x 11.75 x 1 in. / 35.6 x 29.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right

Provenance
gift from the artist to a fellow Banff resident and by descent; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$15,000-$20,000

Sold
CAD $26,450
2004/11/14
#28 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Papoose
#28 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Papoose
Lot #28

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Papoose
Media pastel on artist's sandpaper
Size 9 x 8 x 1 in. / 22.9 x 20.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; in period frame

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$6,000-$8,000

Sold
CAD $7,763
2004/04/18
#25.2 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of a Young Lady
#25.2 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of a Young Lady
Lot #25.2

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Portrait of a Young Lady
Media pastel on paper
Size 14 x 11 x 1 in. / 35.6 x 27.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
letter of authenticity from Tara de Grandmaison included with lot; some handling marks noted; archival mat front and back

Provenance
acquired directly from the artist; private collection, Vancouver
Estimate CAD$900-$1,200

Sold
CAD $978
2003/04/13
#18.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Indian with Amulet on Cobalt Beads
#18.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Indian with Amulet on Cobalt Beads
Lot #18.1

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Indian with Amulet on Cobalt Beads
Media pastel on artist's sandpaper
Size 23 x 18.75 x 1 in. / 58.4 x 47.6 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower left

Provenance
purchased directly from the artist and by descent private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$10,000-$12,000

Sold
CAD $9,200
2002/12/01
#19.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Portrait of Rev. MacLaurin [Baptist Missionary]
#19.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Portrait of Rev. MacLaurin [Baptist Missionary]
Lot #19.1

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Portrait of Rev. MacLaurin [Baptist Missionary]
Media pastel on artist's sandpaper
Size 14.5 x 11.5 x 1 in. / 36.8 x 29.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right

Provenance
Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso
Estimate CAD$1,000-$1,200

Sold
CAD $2,300
2002/12/01
#27 ~ de Grandmaison - Indian Chief
#27 ~ de Grandmaison - Indian Chief
Lot #27

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Indian Chief
Media oil on canvas
Dated ca.  1930
Size 17 x 14 x 1 in. / 43.2 x 35.6 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; bears title and date on plaque

Reference
included in the Glenbow Museum Society's 15th Annual ArtLotto benefit

Provenance
Image 54, Calgary, label verso
Estimate CAD$15,000-$20,000

Sold
CAD $12,650
2002/04/14
#27.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Sketch of an Indian Brave
#27.1 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Sketch of an Indian Brave
Lot #27.1

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Sketch of an Indian Brave
Media pastel on paper
Dated 1930 -'s
Size 11.25 x 9.5 x 1 in. / 28.6 x 24.1 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
unsigned; letter of authenticity included with lot

Reference
possibly done in Manitoba in the early 1930's from the type of paper and style

Provenance
gift from the artist; private collection, California
Estimate CAD$3,000-$4,000

Sold
CAD $2,588
2002/04/14
#23 ~ de Grandmaison - Turning Robe
#23 ~ de Grandmaison - Turning Robe
Lot #23

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Turning Robe
Media pastel on paper
Size 27 x 21 x 1 in. / 68.6 x 53.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; bears note about subject verso; in ornate period frame

Provenance
ex-collection R.A. Brown
Estimate CAD$9,000-$12,000

Sold
CAD $9,200
2001/05/06
#24 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Indian Child
#24 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Indian Child
Lot #24

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Indian Child
Media pastel on paper
Size 13 x 10 x 1 in. / 33 x 25.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; in period frame

Provenance
purchased from the artist and by descent
Estimate CAD$7,000-$9,000

Sold
CAD $5,175
2001/05/06
Lot #42.1

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Blackfoot Indian 'He Will be Black His Home', died 1949, January
Media pastel on paper board
Dated 1937
Size 24.75 x 20 x 1 in. / 62.9 x 50.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower left; titled verso; some handling marks

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$10,000-$12,000

Sold
CAD $11,500
2000/05/08
#43 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of a Native
#43 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Portrait of a Native
Lot #43

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Portrait of a Native
Media pastel on paper
Size 20 x 16 x 1 in. / 50.8 x 40.6 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower left; laid down on paper board

Reference
an earlier portrait by the artist, possibly from the late 1920's or early 1930's

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

Sold
CAD $6,325
2000/05/08
#44 ~ de Grandmaison - Indian Child, File Hills, Saskatchewan, 1931
#44 ~ de Grandmaison - Indian Child, File Hills, Saskatchewan, 1931
Lot #44

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Indian Child, File Hills, Saskatchewan, 1931
Media pastel on paper
Dated 1931
Size 8.5 x 6 x 1 in. / 21.6 x 15.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; special glass

Provenance
ex-collection, de Grandmaison family; Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso
Estimate CAD$4,000-$6,000

Sold
CAD $4,025
2000/05/08
#58.2 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Papoose
#58.2 ~ de Grandmaison - Untitled - Papoose
Lot #58.2

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Untitled - Papoose
Media pastel on paper
Size 9.75 x 7.5 x 1 in. / 24.8 x 19 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed lower left

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

Sold
CAD $6,900
1999/11/01
#102 ~ de Grandmaison - Naposis, Qu'Appelle
#102 ~ de Grandmaison - Naposis, Qu'Appelle
Lot #102

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Naposis, Qu'Appelle
Media oil on canvas
Dated 1930
Size 13 x 11 x 1 in. / 33 x 27.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, dated and inscribed lower right; bears inscription 'This woman's name is Naposis of the Moose Mountain sub-tribe of the Crees' on board verso

Estimate CAD$4,000-$5,000

Sold
CAD $3,300
1998/11/02
#61 ~ de Grandmaison - Chief Shot-Both-Sides
#61 ~ de Grandmaison - Chief Shot-Both-Sides
Lot #61

Artist Nicholas de Grandmaison
Title Chief Shot-Both-Sides
Media pastel on paper
Dated ca.  1939
Size 17.75 x 13.75 x 1 in. / 45.1 x 34.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and inscribed 'Calgary, Alta.' lower right; papermakers stamp verso; framed glass both sides

Provenance
from the estate of Judge John Jackson, Lethbridge; purchased directly from the artist; The Art Shop, Calgary, label verso
Estimate CAD$7,000-$9,000

Sold
CAD $6,600
1996/04/29

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