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#85 ~ Sapp - Going to Milk the Cow
#86 ~ Sapp - Baby Sitting at Door
#87 ~ Sapp - My Dad Brought Home a Deer
#88 ~ Sapp - My Dad is Watching the Play
Lot #85, Lot #86, Lot #87, Lot #88

Artist: Allen Sapp ~ Canadian RCA

Reference: see Cree Life - the Art of Allen Sapp, by J.Warner, Douglas Ltd., 1977; Two Spirits Soar - The Art of Allen Sapp, The Inspiration of Allan Gonor, by W.Kinsella, Stoddart Publishing, 1990; Kiskayetum - Allen Sapp: - Retrospective, by B.Boyer, MacKenzie Art Gallery, 1994; The Song Within My Heart, D.Bouchard, Raincoast Books, 2002; Nokum is My Teacher, by David Bouchard, Red Deer Press, 2006; include in Time for Dialogue, by J.Cardinal-Schubert, pg.19, Calgary Aboriginal Awareness Society, 1992; biographies in Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.223, Fifth House Pub., 1994 and Westbridge,Vol.4, pg.4; 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

#463 ~ School - K... Bay, Lake Victoria, Africa
#464 ~ School - ... Madagascar
Lot #463, Lot #464

Artist: African School ~

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#465 ~ Sellin - Bindering Oats #2
Lot #465

Artist: Herbert Otto Sellin ~ Canadian

Reference: artist's web site is vaultproject.com; see A Measure of Success: Graduates of the A.C.A. 1963-1984, by V.Greenfield, pg.114, A.C.A., 1985 for biography and another example of the artist's work; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.15, Westbridge Pub., 2003

#89 ~ Service - A Saskatchewan Lake
Lot #89

Artist: Pat Service ~ Canadian

Reference: artist's web site is at www.patservice.com; represented by ArtPlacement, Saskatoon, Nick Rukaj Gallery, 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

#466 ~ Shelton - Untitled - Drumheller Valley
Lot #466

Artist: Margaret Shelton ~ Canadian ASA, CPE

Reference: Margaret Shelton: Block Prints 1936-1984, by P.Ainslie [MSBP#], Glenbow Museum [no date]; Printmaking in Alberta 1945-1985, by B.Cochran, pg.132; Images of the Land, 1919-1945, by P.Ainslie, pg.90; included in Jubilee Exhibition of Alberta Paintings, by J.Nicoll, pg.28, Calgary Allied Art Centre, 1955; included in Alberta Society of Artists, the First Seventy-Five Years, by K.Zimon, pg.43, U of C Press; biographies in Westbridge,Vol.4, pg.507 and North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century, ed.J.Heller, pg.507, Garland Pub., 1995

#239 ~ Shilling - Field Series Revisted 9
#240 ~ Shilling - Orange and Yellow
Lot #239, Lot #240

Artist: Bewabon Shilling ~ Canadian

Reference: represented by The Collector's 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

#467 ~ Shostak - You Will Like Our Play the Best  #27/100
Lot #467

Artist: Peter Shostak ~ Canadian

Reference: artist's web site is at www.petershostak.com; see When Nights Were Long, by P.Shostak, Yalenka Books, 1982; Saturday Came but Once a Week, by P.Shostak, Yalenka Books, 1984; For Our Children, by P.Shostak, Yalenka Books, 1991; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg. 23, Westbridge Pub., 2003; 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; large exhibition opening Oct. 16, 2014 at West End Gallery, Edmonton; see artist's website at www.petershostak.com

#241 ~ Siebner - Weiblich
#242 ~ Siebner - Castiglione d
#243 ~ Siebner - Two at the Baltic
#243.1 ~ Siebner - South People Greeting Ship #1658
#244 ~ Siebner - Furnicky Zum Geburtstag wo das Deutsche Kinderfraulein Her Stammte
Lot #241, Lot #242, Lot #243, Lot #243.1, Lot #244

Artist: Herbert Johannes Joseph Siebner ~ Canadian BCSA, CGP, RCA

Reference: see Herbert Siebner: A Monograph, by R.Skelton, Maltwood Art Museum, 1979; One Hundred Years of B.C. Art 1858-1958, by V.A.G, 1958; Art in Victoria 1960/1986, by N.Tuele, A.G.G.V.; Four Decades, by P.Duval, pg.159, Clarke Irwin, 1972; The Society of Canadian Painter-Etchers and Engravers in Retrospect, by A.Oko, Art Gallery of Hamilton, 1981; exhibition list in Nova Scotia Society of Arts 1922-1972 , by M.O'Neil, pg.64, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 1997

#90 ~ Simard - Marche Aux Tulipes
Lot #90

Artist: Claude A. Simard ~ Canadian RCA

Reference: see Claude A. Simard - Painting and Planting the Garden, by C.Simard, 2000; biography and another example in Guide Vallee, III Edition, by F.Vallee, pg.990, pub. Le Guide Vallee, 1992; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.25, Westbridge Pub., 2003

#469 ~ Snow - Magit  #7/50
#470 ~ Snow - Two Clowns  #AP
Lot #469, Lot #470

Artist: John Harold Thomas Snow ~ Canadian ASA, CSGA, RCA

Reference: see John Snow: Four Decades, by M.Joslin, E.A.G., 1990; Founders of the A.C.A., by V.Greenfield, pg.101 and pg.65; Printmaking in Alberta 1945-1985, by B.Cochran, pg.137 and A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.425; included in Jubilee Exhibition of Alberta Paintings, by J.Nicoll, pg.28, Calgary Allied Art Centre, 1955; included in Alberta Society of Artists, the First Seventy-Five Years, by K.Zimon, pg.42, pl.45a, UofC Press; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.35, Westbridge Pub., 2003 for biography; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg.383 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.360

#91 ~ Spickett - Denim Wings
Lot #91

Artist: Ronald John [Gyo-Zo] Spickett ~ Canadian ASA, RCA

Reference: see Spirit Matters - Ron [Gyo-Zo] Spickett, Artist, Poet, Lay-Priest, by G.Simmins, UofC Press, 2009; Founders of the A.C.A., by L.Greenfield pg.102; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.427; Permanent Collection, 1968, by F.Smith, cat.# 136, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 1968; Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.238, Fifth House Pub., 1994; included in Jubilee Exhibition of Alberta Paintings, by J.Nicoll, pg.29, Calgary Allied Art Centre, 1955; retrospective exhibition at the Triangle Gallery of Visual Art, Calgary in 1999; included in Alberta Society of Artists, the First Seventy Five Years, by K.Zimon, pg.101, plate 41, UofC Press

#92 ~ Spina - Watermelon Rising Above Gjoa, Haven-King, William Island - The Arctic
#93 ~ Spina - Arviat / Hudson Bay
Lot #92, Lot #93

Artist: Ferdinando [Fred] Nichola Spina ~ Canadian ASA

Reference: see artist's website at www.spinaart.blogspot.ca ; also the author of Arctic Notes and Prairie Places: The Poetry and Art of Ferdinando Spina; 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

#471 ~ Staples - Untitled - Mist in the Valley
Lot #471

Artist: Owen P. Staples ~ Canadian CPE, CSPWC, OSA

Reference: see Owen Staples, Painter of Canada's Past, by R.Staples, Hogarth Productions, 1994; E.P.E.C., by R.Harper, pg.297 for biography; exhibition list in R.C.A.A., by E.McMann, pg.386 and The Society of Canadian Painter-Etchers and Engravers in Retrospect, by A.Oko, pg.77, Art Gallery of Hamilton, 1981; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.42, Westbridge Pub., 2003

#472 ~ Stauffer - Red Plush Swing
Lot #472

Artist: Sharlene Dee Stauffer ~ Canadian

Reference: biography in Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Women, by M.Newman, pg.237, Fifth House Pub., 1990

#473 ~ Stevenson - Head with Still Life  #6/12
Lot #473

Artist: William Lewy Leroy Stevenson ~ Canadian ASA

Reference: see W.L.Stevenson, 1926-1966: Painter of Light/Painter of Darkness, by M.Joslin, E.A.G., 1995; Founders of the A.C.A., by V.Greenfield, pg.103; included in Jubilee Exhibition of Alberta Paintings, by J.Nicoll, pg.29, Calgary Allied Art Centre, 1955; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg. 45, Westbridge Pub., 2003

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