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#481 ~ O
Lot #481

Artist: Lucius Richard O'Brien ~ [1832-1899] Canadian OSA, RCA

Reference: see Lucius R. O'Brien, Visions of Victorian Canada, by D.Reid, A.G.O., 1990; E.P.E.C., by R.Harper, pg.239; O'Brien was instrumental in forming the R.C.A. and its first president; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.159; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.339; for biographies see MacDonald,Vol.5, pg.1413; Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.58 and Benezit, Tome 7, pg.775; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg.307 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg. 287

#83 ~ Odjig - The Unknown Keeper
#84 ~ Odjig - Beyond Understanding
#85 ~ Odjig - Nesting Bird
#86 ~ Odjig - Orchid in Bloom
Lot #83, Lot #84, Lot #85, Lot #86

Artist: Daphne Odjig ~ [1919-2016] Canadian RCA

Reference: see Daphne Odjig - A Retrospective 1946-1985 by E.McLuhan, Thunder Bay National Exhibition Centre, 1985; Four Decades of Prints, by M.Wood, Kamloops Art Gallery, 2005; Daphne Odjig, by B.Devine, NGC, 2007; included in Time for Dialogue, by J.Cardinal-Schubert, pg.18, Calgary Aboriginal Awareness Society, 1992; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.5, pg.1419 for biography; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.58, Westbridge Pub., 2001; 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

#215 ~ Ohe - Ripple
Lot #215

Artist: Katie von der Ohe ~ [b.1937] Canadian ASA, RCA

Reference: see Katie Ohe, by R.Gordon, A.C.A., Pub. 1991; biography and another example in Founders of the A.C.A., by V.Greenfield, pg.95; Shell Canada Collection, by B.Shammas, pg.39, Shell Canada, Calgary, 1977; Alberta Society of Artists, the First Seventy Five Years, by K.Zimon, plate 59, UofC Press; Artists of Alberta, by S.Baker, pg.36, University of Alberta Press, 1980; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.5, pg.1428; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.60, Westbridge Pub., 2001

#87 ~ Ough - Quartz Hill
#88 ~ Ough - Paintbrush Panel IV
#89 ~ Ough - Alpine Wild
#482 ~ Ough - Patience - Canada Goose
Lot #87, Lot #88, Lot #89, Lot #482

Artist: Page Ough ~ [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

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#90 ~ Palmer - Cabin in the Spruce Woods [Murray Point, Saskachewan]
Lot #90

Artist: Herbert Sidney Palmer ~ [1881-1970] Canadian CSGA, CSPWC, OSA, RCA

Reference: see A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.349, and N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg. 241 for other examples; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.5, pg.1472 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.66, Westbridge Pub., 2001; exhibition lists in M.M.F.A., pg.292 and R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.312

#91 ~ Panabaker - Fall in Dundas
Lot #91

Artist: Frank Shirley Panabaker ~ [1904-1992] Canadian

Reference: author of Reflected Lights, by F.Panabaker, Ryerson Press, 1957; biography in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.5 pg.1478; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.313; 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

#483 ~ Paquin - Special Attraction [Un Attrait Particulier]
Lot #483

Artist: Pauline Thibadeau Paquin ~ [b.1952] Canadian

Reference: see Pauline T. Paquin, le Monde des Enfants / a Children's World, by J. de Roussan, Roussan Editeur, 1990; biographies in Guide Vallee, III Edition, by F.Vallee, pg.854, pub. Le Guide Vallee, 1992 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.68, Westbridge Pub., 2001

#92 ~ Patterson - Quiet Valley
Lot #92

Artist: Neil Patterson ~ [b.1947] Canadian

Reference: biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.71, Westbridge Pub., 2001; recently elected a member of the Oil Painters of America; represented by 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

#484 ~ Payan - Island Vacation
#485 ~ Payan - Untitled - Waterfall
Lot #484, Lot #485

Artist: Glenn Payan ~ [b.1962] Canadian

Reference: artist's web site at www.glennpayan.com

#486 ~ Perehudoff - Untitled - Pink Forrest
#487 ~ Perehudoff - Untitled - Lake View
Lot #486, Lot #487

Artist: Catherine Perehudoff ~ [b.1958] Canadian

Reference: see Watercolour Painting in Saskatchewan 1905-1980, by R.Christie pg.41 for biography; 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

#488 ~ Petkov - Untitled - Early Morning Pond
Lot #488

Artist: Joro Petkov ~ [b.1960] Canadian

Reference: the artist is represented by Crescent Hill Gallery, Mississauga

#216 ~ Petterson - Sketch
Lot #216

Artist: Andre Petterson ~ [b.1950] Canadian

Reference: artist's web site at andrepetterson.com; represented by Wallace Galleries, Calgary, Bau Xi Gallery Vancouver/Toronto and others; 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

#489 ~ Phillips - The Stump  #106
#490 ~ Phillips - The Field Barn
Lot #489, Lot #490

Artist: Walter Joseph Phillips ~ [1884-1963] Canadian ASA, CPE, CSPWC, MSA, RCA

Reference: see Walter J. Phillips, by D.Scott [Scott#], Ryerson Press, 1947; Walter J. Phillips, A Selection of His Works and Thoughts, by M.Gribbon, N.G.C., 1978; The Tranquility and the Turbulence: The Life and Works of Walter J. Phillips, by R.Boulet [MBL#], Loates Publishing, 1981; Phillips in Print, ed. M.Tippett, Manitoba Records Soc., 1982; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.247; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.365; website can be found at www.sharecom.ca/phillips/

#217 ~ Picasso - David and Bathsheba  #40/50
#218 ~ Picasso - Poster for Alex Maguy Gallery 1962 Exhibition  #41/125
Lot #217, Lot #218

Artist: Pablo Picasso ~ [1881-1973] Spanish

Reference: see Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, by E.Benezit, Tome 6, pg. 656-660; biography in Contemporary Artists, ed.J.Cerrito, pg.919, St. James Press; Pablo Picasso, Catalogue of the Printed Grasee; Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, by E.Benezit, Tome 6, pg. 656-660; biography in Contemporary Artists, ed.J.Cerrito, pg.919, St. James Press; Pablo Picasso, Catalogue of the Printed Graphic Work 1904-1972, by G.Bloch, 4 volumes, Berne, Editions Kornfeld, 1972-1998; Picasso, Sixty Years of Graphic Arts [Dunkelman Gallery?] circa 1966; Picasso Lithographs, by H.Cantz, Cantz Publishers, 2000

#93 ~ Picher - Moose with Moon
Lot #93

Artist: Claude Picher ~ [1927-1998] Canadian RCA

Reference: exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg. 328 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg. 307; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.6, pg. 1680; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg. 82, Westbridge Pub., 2001; 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

#491 ~ Pilot - Quebec from Levis [No. 7]
#492 ~ Pilot - Fort Chambly, PQ
Lot #491, Lot #492

Artist: Robert Wakeham Pilot ~ [1898-1967] Canadian OSA, CGP, RCA

Reference: see Robert W. Pilot Retrospective, by T.R. MacDonald, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1968; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.378; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg. 249; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.6, pg.1702 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.83, Westbridge Pub., 2001; see also Printmaking in Quebec, 1900-1950, by D.Martin, pg.118, Musee du Quebec, 1988; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg. 328 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.307

#94 ~ Plante - Le Choix de Sophie
Lot #94

Artist: Daniel Plante ~ [b.1958] 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; represented by Masters Gallery, Calgary, Le Balcon d'art, St. Lambert and others

#95 ~ Plaskett - The Venetian Mirror [2]
#493 ~ Plaskett - Harrington Harbour
Lot #95, Lot #493

Artist: Joseph Francis Plaskett ~ [1918-2014] Canadian BCSA, CGP, RCA

Reference: see Joe Plaskett and His Paris, In Search of Time Past, by Fine Arts Gallery, University of B.C., 1971; Joseph Plaskett, Reflections and Shadows, by R.Boulet, Art Gallery of South Okanagan, 1996; A Speaking Likeness, by J.Plaskett, Ronsdale Press, 1999; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.251 and A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.380; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.6, pg.1732; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.85, Westbridge Pub., 2001; exhibited at Paul Kuhn Fine Arts, Calgary

#219 ~ Posyniak - Beverly Hungry Wolf
#220 ~ Posyniak - Untitled - Down in the Garden
Lot #219, Lot #220

Artist: Teresa Posyniak ~ [b.1951] Canadian

Reference: represented by Mountain Galleries, biography at http://www.mountaingalleries.com/#!posyniak/cl62

#494 ~ Proctor - Untitled - Thrashing
#495 ~ Proctor - Untitled - Girl in the Field
Lot #494, Lot #495

Artist: Adam Edwin Proctor ~ [1864-1913] British RBA RI ROI

Reference: see biographies in Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, by E.Benezit, Tome 7, pg. 34, Dict. of British Artists 1880-1940, by J.Johnson, pg. 412, Antique Collector's Club, 1976, Dict. Of Victorian Painters, by C.Wood, pg. 131, Antique Collector's Club, 1971 and Dict. of British Watercolour Artists up to 1920, by H.Mallalieu, pg. 277, Antique Collector's Club, 1979; Proctor travelled and painted in Cornwall, Holland, Algeria and elsewhere

#96 ~ Pugh - Untitled - Three Sisters
Lot #96

Artist: David Pugh ~ [1946-1994] Canadian

Reference: see The Critical Development of David Pugh, by D.Godin, Penumbra Press, 1984 for overview of the artist's career; see Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.209, Fifth House Pub., 1994; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.92, Westbridge Pub., 2001; exhibited at 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

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#496 ~ Raftery - Dawn on a Lee Shore
#497 ~ Raftery - Moonlight off Cebu
#498 ~ Raftery - Mt. Athabasca from Nigel Peak
Lot #496, Lot #497, Lot #498

Artist: Ted Raftery ~ [b.1938] Canadian

Reference: biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.94, Westbridge Pub., 2001; 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 at Gainsborough Galleries, Calgary

#97 ~ Rebry - Arbre Brisee [Broken Tree]
Lot #97

Artist: Gaston Rebry ~ [1933-2007] Canadian

Reference: see Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.7 pg.1959; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.98, Westbridge Pub., 2001; Guide Vallee, III Edition, by F.Vallee, pg.923, pub. Le Guide Vallee, 1992; 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

#499 ~ Reid - Haida Dogfish  #164/450
#500 ~ Reid - Haida Raven #116/450
#501 ~ Reid - Haida Grizzly [Bear]  #115/600
#502 ~ Reid - Killer Whale  #169/600
#503 ~ Reid - Haida Beaver  #139/195
#504 ~ Reid - Haida Wolf  #100/195
#505 ~ Reid - Haida Thunderbird - Skiamsm  #100/195
Lot #499, Lot #500, Lot #501, Lot #502, Lot #503, Lot #504, Lot #505

Artist: Bill Reid ~ [1920-1998] Canadian RCA

Reference: see Bill Reid, by D.Shadbolt, U. of Washington Press, 1986, Bill Reid, the Making of an Indian, by M.Tippett, Random House, 2003; Time for Dialogue, by J.Cardinal-Schubert, pg.19, Calgary Aboriginal Awareness Society, 1992 and Northwest Coast Indian Graphics, by E.Hall, U. of Washington Press, 1981; Dict. of Canadian Artists - Vol.7, by C.MacDonald, pg.1986

#221 ~ Richards - Field of Flowers
Lot #221

Artist: Edith Jean Richards ~ [1924-2015] Canadian ASA

Reference: check out retrospective on the artist at Collector's Gallery, Calgary www.collectorsgalleryofart.com/dynamic/exhibit_artist.asp?ExhibitID=139; biography in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.7, pg.2083; 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

#506 ~ Richardson - After Esser Pasture Roping
Lot #506

Artist: Margaret G. Richardson ~ [20th century] Canadian

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#507 ~ Richter - Busy Dock
Lot #507

Artist: Karin Richter ~ [20th century] Canadian ASA, CSPWC

Reference: see Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.103, Westbridge Pub., 2001; biography and examples at www.members.shaw.ca/karinrichter; 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; artist's web site at karinrichter.com

#222 ~ Riopelle - Oiseau de Nuit  #12/75 [Night Bird]
Lot #222

Artist: Jean-Paul Riopelle ~ [1923-2002] Canadian RCA

Reference: see Jean-Paul Riopelle, by N.G.C., XXI Venice Biennial, 1962; Jean-Paul Riopelle: The Fifties, by C. Lafitte, Claude Lafitte Gallery, 1989; Jean Paul Riopelle, by P.Theberge, M.M.F.A., 1999; Jean Paul Riopelle 1939-1953, Tome 1, 1999; Jean Paul Riopelle 1954-59, Tome 2, by Y.Riopelle, Hibou Editeurs, 2004; Jean Paul Riopelle Catalogue raisonne des estampes, by Y.Riopelle, Hibou Editeurs, 2005; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.259; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.393; MacDonald, Vol.7, pg.2119; M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.323 for exhibition list; Benezit, Tome 8, pg.774

#223 ~ Robb - A Blue Aura
#224 ~ Robb - A Skewed View
Lot #223, Lot #224

Artist: Greg Robb ~ [20/21st century] Canadian

Reference: currently represented by Collector's Gallery, Calgary www.collectorsgalleryofart.com

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