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Lot #48, Lot #49

Artist: Alexander Young Jackson ~ [1882-1974] Canadian CGP, OSA, RCA

#48 ~ Jackson - Springtime, Buckingham Que.
#49 ~ Jackson - Ile de la Cite, Paris Pont Neuf
Lot #48, Lot #49

Artist: Alexander Young Jackson ~ [1882-1974] Canadian CGP, OSA, RCA

Reference: see A.Y. Jackson Paintings 1902-1953, by A.Lismer, A.G.O, 1953; A Painter's Country - the Autobiography of A.Y. Jackson, Clarke, Irwin & Company, 1958; A.Y.'S Canada, Drawings by A.Y. Jackson ed. Naomi Jackson Groves, Clarke, Irwin and Company, 1968; Alberta Rhythm, by D.Reid, A.G.O., 1982; AY Jackson The Arctic 1927, N.Groves, Penumbra Press, 1982; Young AY Jackson, Lindsay A. Evans Memories 1902-6, ed. N.Groves, Edahl Productions, 1982; Works by A.Y. Jackson from the 1930's, by N.Groves, Carleton U., 1990; N.G.C. Vol.2, G-K, ed.C.Hill, pg.177; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.205; R.C.A.A., pg.204 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.189; The Group of Seven in Western Canada, by C.Mastin, pg.98-99

Lot #211, Lot #211.1

Artist: Alex Janvier ~ [b.1935] Canadian RCA

#211 ~ Janvier - Who Will Listen
#211.1 ~ Janvier - Peter
Lot #211, Lot #211.1

Artist: Alex Janvier ~ [b.1935] Canadian RCA

Reference: see The Art of Alex Janvier: His First Thirty Years, 1960-1990, by L.Martin, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, 1993; Alex Janvier, by Greg Hill, National Gallery of Canada,2016; as well as Founders of the A.C.A., by V.Greenfield, pg.24 and 86; Time for Dialogue, by J.Cardinal-Schubert, pg.17, Calgary Aboriginal Awareness Society, 1992; see Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.3, pg.540; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.76, Westbridge Pub., 2000 and Artists of Alberta, by S.Baker, pg.30, U. of A. Press, 1980 for biographies; exhibited at Wallace Galleries, Calgary among others; member of the Alberta Order of Excellence, inducted 2010 and Member of the Order of Canada, inducted 2007; was awarded the Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts in 2008

Lot #445

Artist: John George Jenkins ~ [b.1920] Canadian

#445 ~ Jenkins - This Old House
Lot #445

Artist: John George Jenkins ~ [b.1920] Canadian

Reference: biography in Dict. of Canadian Artists - Vol.3, by C.MacDonald, pg.557 and Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.128, Fifth House Pub., 1994

Lot #50, Lot #51

Artist: Maryanne Jespersen ~ [20/21st century] Canadian

#50 ~ Jespersen - I Adored You
#51 ~ Jespersen - Fraser River Twist
Lot #50, Lot #51

Artist: Maryanne Jespersen ~ [20/21st century] Canadian

Reference: artist's web site at maryanneseden.wixsite.com/maryanne; 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 #52

Artist: Francis [Franz] Hans Johnston ~ [1888-1949] Canadian CSPWC, OSA, RCA

#52 ~ Johnston - Sullen Sunset
Lot #52

Artist: Francis [Franz] Hans Johnston ~ [1888-1949] Canadian CSPWC, OSA, RCA

Reference: see A Grand Eye for Glory, A Life of Franz Johnston, by R.Burford Mason, Dundurn Press, 1998; Paul Rodrik / Frank H. Johnston, published by Champlain College, Trent University, 1973; biography and other examples in N.G.C. Vol.2, G-K, ed.C.Hill, pg.347; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.222; Art Collection of McMaster University, by K.Ness, pg.238; R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.212; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.3, pg.566; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.80, Westbridge Pub., 2000

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Lot #53

Artist: Augustus Frederick Lafosse Kenderdine ~ [1870-1947] Canadian

#53 ~ Kenderdine - Untitled - Storm Approaching
Lot #53

Artist: Augustus Frederick Lafosse Kenderdine ~ [1870-1947] Canadian

Reference: see Gus Kenderdine 1870-1947, Pioneer, by J.Climer, Mendel Art Gallery; Augustus Kenderdine, by M.Spain, Glenbow Museum, 1986; author of To the Youth of Saskatchewan, Dept. of Education Saskatchewan, 1948; the Emma Lake workshop is held on land given by Kenderdine; N.G.C. Vol.2, G-K, ed.C.Hill, pg.364; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.3 pg.623; Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.133, Fifth House Pub., 1994

Lot #54

Artist: Attributed to Augustus F.L. Kenderdine ~ [1870-1947] Canadian

#54 ~ Kenderdine - Untitled - Trees on the Bank
Lot #54

Artist: Attributed to Augustus F.L. Kenderdine ~ [1870-1947] Canadian

Reference: see Gus Kenderdine 1870-1947, Pioneer, by J.Climer, Mendel Art Gallery; Augustus Kenderdine, by M.Spain, Glenbow Museum, 1986; author of To the Youth of Saskatchewan, Dept. of Education Saskatchewan, 1948; the Emma Lake workshop is held on land given by Kenderdine; N.G.C. Vol.2, G-K, ed.C.Hill, pg.364; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.3 pg.623; Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.133, Fifth House Pub., 1994

Lot #55, Lot #446

Artist: Illingworth Holey Kerr ~ [1905-1989] Canadian ASA, RCA

#55 ~ Kerr - Golden Light, Qu
#446 ~ Kerr - Uncle Bob
Lot #55, Lot #446

Artist: Illingworth Holey Kerr ~ [1905-1989] Canadian ASA, RCA

Reference: see Harvest of the Spirit, by M.Callahan, E.A.G., 1985 and Paint and Circumstance, by I.Kerr, Calgary, 1987; N.G.C. Vol.2 G-K, ed.C.Hill, pg.368; Founders of the A.C.A., by V.Greenfield, pg.87; Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.137, Fifth House Pub., 1994; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.3, pg.633; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.91, Westbridge Pub., 2000

Lot #312

Artist: Jack [Jac] Elmo King ~ [1920-1998] American

#312 ~ King - Untitled - Brood Mares
Lot #312

Artist: Jack [Jac] Elmo King ~ [1920-1998] American

Reference: born in Phoenix, Arizona; after serving with the US Navy in WWII, he trained for two years at the Los Angeles Art Centre School; despite working full-time in the aerospace industry as a draftsman/design engineer, he continued to paint whenever possible; after retirement in 1970 he painted full-time and his work was marketed exclusively through an agent in Canada; exhibited for many years at the Calgary Stampede Western Art Auction

Lot #212

Artist: Dale Kirschenman ~ [20th century] Canadian

#212 ~ Kirschenman - Horizon #22 [After Turner]
Lot #212

Artist: Dale Kirschenman ~ [20th century] Canadian

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Lot #56, Lot #57, Lot #58, Lot #59

Artist: Dorothy Knowles ~ [b.1927] Canadian RCA

#56 ~ Knowles - Bow Valley Park
#57 ~ Knowles - Untitled - Spring Fields
#58 ~ Knowles - Rain at Last
#59 ~ Knowles - High Cloud
Lot #56, Lot #57, Lot #58, Lot #59

Artist: Dorothy Knowles ~ [b.1927] Canadian RCA

Reference: see Dorothy Knowles Paintings 1964-1982, by T.Fenton, E.A.G., 1983; Land Marks: the Art of Dorothy Knowles, by Terry Fenton, Hagios Press, 2008; Selected View: The Longstaffe Collection 1959-1984, by L.Farrell-Ward, V.A.G., pg.75 and 1975-76 The Canadian Canvas, by Time Canada Ltd., 1975; biographies in North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century, ed.J.Heller, pg.309, Garland Pub., 1995 and Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Women, by M.Newman, pg.100, Fifth House Publishing; included in www.artcyclopedia.com; exhibited at Art Placement, Saskatoon

Lot #60

Artist: George Arthur Kulmala ~ [1896-1940] Canadian OSA

#60 ~ Kulmala - Nickle Mine No. 2 [Sudbury]
Lot #60

Artist: George Arthur Kulmala ~ [1896-1940] Canadian OSA

Reference: biography and other examples in A.G.O., by the A.G.O. pg.236; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., pg. 228 by E.McMann; biography in Dict. of Canadian Artists - Vol.3, by C.MacDonald, pg.692; Robson, pg.170

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Lot #61, Lot #62

Artist: Claude Langevin ~ [b.1942] Canadian

#61 ~ Langevin - De Retour du Bois
#62 ~ Langevin - Fin D
Lot #61, Lot #62

Artist: Claude Langevin ~ [b.1942] Canadian

Reference: see Guide Vallee, III Edition, by F.Vallee, pg.678, pub. Le Guide Vallee, 1992; Magazin'Art Biennial Guide 1998-1999, by Editart, pg.380, Magazin'Art, 1998; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.3, pg.730 and in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.108, Westbridge Pub., 2000; 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 #63

Artist: Karl Lansing ~ [b.1959] Canadian

#63 ~ Lansing - The Suitor  #19/25
Lot #63

Artist: Karl Lansing ~ [b.1959] Canadian

Reference: artist's web site at www.bronzewildlifesculptures.com; represented by Gainborough Galleries, Calgary

Lot #447

Artist: Andreas Christian Gottfried Lapine ~ [1866-1952] Canadian CSPWC, OSA, RCA

#447 ~ Lapine - Untitled - Golden Pasture
Lot #447

Artist: Andreas Christian Gottfried Lapine ~ [1866-1952] Canadian CSPWC, OSA, RCA

Reference: biography and other examples in N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.165; A.G.O., pg.239; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.3, pg.740; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.109, Westbridge Pub., 2000; exhibition lists R.C.A.A., pg. 232 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.215

Lot #64

Artist: Brent R. Laycock ~ [b.1947] Canadian ASA, CSPWC

#64 ~ Laycock - Bow Valley Reflection
Lot #64

Artist: Brent R. Laycock ~ [b.1947] Canadian ASA, CSPWC

Reference: artist's web site at www.brentlaycock.com; included in The Alberta Society of Artists - Sixty Years, by M.Joslin, E.A.G.; Shell Canada Collection, by B.Shammas, pg.30, Shell Canada, Calgary, 1977; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.113, Westbridge Pub., 2003; exhibits at Wallace Galleries, Calgary, West End, Edmonton/Victoria and others

Lot #213, Lot #214, Lot #215, Lot #216

Artist: Roy Leadbeater ~ [1928-2017] Canadian ASA

#213 ~ Leadbeater - Untitled - Abstract Note
#214 ~ Leadbeater - Untitled - Winged Victory
#215 ~ Leadbeater - Highway Crossing
#216 ~ Leadbeater - The Surgery
Lot #213, Lot #214, Lot #215, Lot #216

Artist: Roy Leadbeater ~ [1928-2017] Canadian ASA

Reference: biography in Dict. of Canadian Artists - Vol.3, by C.MacDonald, pg.766; Alberta Society of Artists - the First Twenty Five Years, by K.Zimon, pg.112, University of Calgary Press, 2000

Lot #217

Artist: Robert Lemay ~ [b.1963] Canadian

#217 ~ Lemay - Fruit and Portuguese Plate
Lot #217

Artist: Robert Lemay ~ [b.1963] Canadian

Reference: the artist is represented by Wallace Galleries, Calgary and Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton; 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; biography at www.wallacegalleries.com/

Lot #448

Artist: Clement Lemieux ~ [20th century] Canadian

#448 ~ Lemieux - Untitled - Altitude
Lot #448

Artist: Clement Lemieux ~ [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 #65, Lot #66

Artist: Michel LeRoux ~ [b.1950] Canadian

#65 ~ LeRoux - De Fleurs and D
#66 ~ LeRoux - Tours and Detours
Lot #65, Lot #66

Artist: Michel LeRoux ~ [b.1950] Canadian

Reference: represented by Artmode Gallery, Quebec, www.artmode.com; 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

Lot #449, Lot #450

Artist: Wladimir [Walter] Lewicki ~ [1921-1991] Canadian

#449 ~ Lewicki - Wheat Fields
#450 ~ Lewicki - Montreal Still Life
Lot #449, Lot #450

Artist: Wladimir [Walter] Lewicki ~ [1921-1991] Canadian

Reference: biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.3, pg.833 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.121, Westbridge Pub., 2000

Lot #451

Artist: Fabienne Leydecker ~ [21st century] Canadian

#451 ~ Leydecker - Untitled - City Lights
Lot #451

Artist: Fabienne Leydecker ~ [21st century] Canadian

Reference: see artist website www.fabienneleydecker.com

Lot #218

Artist: Roy Lichtenstein ~ [1923-1997] American

#218 ~ Lichtenstein - Mirror #5  #23/80
Lot #218

Artist: Roy Lichtenstein ~ [1923-1997] American

Reference: see Who Was Who in American Art, by P.H.Falk, Vol.2, pg.2021, Sound View Press, 1999

Lot #67, Lot #68, Lot #452

Artist: Luke Orton Lindoe ~ [1913-2000] Canadian ASA, CSPWC

#67 ~ Lindoe - Autumn Trees
#68 ~ Lindoe - Early Spring and Bridge
#452 ~ Lindoe - Untitled - Abstract Fish Platter
Lot #67, Lot #68, Lot #452

Artist: Luke Orton Lindoe ~ [1913-2000] Canadian ASA, CSPWC

Reference: see Come Walk with Me: A Luke Lindoe Retrospective, by L.Carney, Medicine Hat Museum and Art Gallery, 1992; Luke Lindoe Retrospective, by L.Graff, Nickle Arts Museum, 1998; Founders of the A.C.A., by L.Greenfield, pg.90 and Dict. of Canadian Artists - Vol.3, by C.MacDonald, pg.853; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg. 123, Westbridge Pub., 2000 for biography

Lot #69, Lot #70, Lot #71

Artist: Arthur Lismer ~ [1885-1969] Canadian CSPWC, OSA, RCA

#69 ~ Lismer - Little Dead Pine, Georgian Bay
#70 ~ Lismer - Untitled - Skunk Cabbage Study
#71 ~ Lismer - Windswept Pine, Georgian Bay
Lot #69, Lot #70, Lot #71

Artist: Arthur Lismer ~ [1885-1969] Canadian CSPWC, OSA, RCA

Reference: see Arthur Lismer Paintings 1913-1949, by S.Key, Art Gallery of Toronto, 1950; September Gale, a Study of Arthur Lismer, by J.McLeish, Dent and Sons, 1955; Bright Land - A Warm Look at Arthur Lismer, by L.Darroch, Merritt Pub., 1981; Arthur Lismer Nova Scotia, 1916-1919, by G.Kelly, Dalhousie Art Gallery, 1983; Canadian Jungle: the Later Works of Arthur Lismer, by D.Reid, A.G.O., 1985; A New Angle on Canadian Art, by I.Thom, McMichael Canadian Collection, 1985; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.172; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.244; biography in Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, by E.Benezit, Tome 6, pg.694; The Group of Seven in Western Canada, by C.Mastin, pg.44

Lot #313

Artist: Bernique Longley ~ [1923-1999] American

#313 ~ Longley - Santo Domingo Maiden  #1/20
Lot #313

Artist: Bernique Longley ~ [1923-1999] American

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Lot #314

Artist: Thomas W. Lorimer ~ [1914-2015] American

#314 ~ Lorimer - Family Man
Lot #314

Artist: Thomas W. Lorimer ~ [1914-2015] American

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