FINE ART AUCTION, Sunday, November 23, 2014
Antiques starting at Noon
Fine Art starting at 1 P.M. at
Mount Royal University, Roderick Mah Centre, Ross Glen Hall, Calgary [Location Map]
PREVIEW and AUCTION at Mount Royal University
Friday, November 21 from 5 PM to 8 PM
Saturday, November 22 from 10 AM to 5 PM
Sunday, November 23 from 10 AM to Noon
Absentee Bid

LOT #301

Artist: FRANK BRANGWYN ~ [1867-1956] British

Title: Untitled - Scene from the Factory

Media: watercolour on paper

8.75 x 12.5 in. / 22 x 32 cm.

Notes: signed with initials lower right; framed

ESTIMATE: $800/1,200

LOT #302

Artist: HENRY CHARLES BREWER ~ [1866-1950] British

Title: Untitled - Harbour Scene with Cathedral

Media: watercolour on paper

22.75 x 17.75 in. / 58 x 45 cm.

Notes: signed lower right; framed

Provenance: Alex Fraser Galleries, Vancouver, label verso

ESTIMATE: $900/1,200

LOT #303

Artist: BERNARD BUFFET ~ [1928-1999] French

Title: Untitled - Still Life with Sunflowers #48/125

Media: colour lithograph on paper

19 x 25.5 in. / 48 x 65 cm.

Notes: signed and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance: from an Ottawa estate

ESTIMATE: $1,000/1,200

LOT #304

Artist: MARY STEVENSON CASSATT ~ [1844-1926] American

Title: Tete de Fillette

Media: watercolour on paper

9 x 7 in. / 23 x 18 cm.

Notes: signed lower right; bears title and inscription on gallery or label label verso; framed

Reference: see other examples of her favourite subject matter in Cassatt, A Retrospective, 1996, edited by Nancy Mowll Mathews on pages 279, 303 and 327

Provenance: from an prominent Edmonton estate and by descent

ESTIMATE: $15,000/25,000

LOT #305

Artist: MARC CHAGALL ~ [1887-1985] Russian/French

Title: Femme de Cirque [Circus Woman] #148/150

Media: colour lithograph on paper

23.25 x 18 in. / 59 x 46 cm. Dated: 1960 ca.

Notes: signed in plate lower right; signed and numbered along bottom; blindstamp of the publisher, Guy Spitzer, Paris lower right; framed with plexiglas

Provenance: private collection, Calgary

ESTIMATE: $10,000/12,000

LOT #306

Artist: MARC CHAGALL ~ [1887-1985] Russian/French

Title: L'Oiseau-Peintre, Paris, Fevrier [The Painter Bird] #20/50

Media: colour lithograph on paper

13.5 x 10.5 in. / 34 x 27 cm. Dated: 1967

Notes: signed and numbered along bottom; framed with plexiglas

Reference: Mourlot #473 illustrated in Chagall The Lithographs La Collection Sorlier ed.U.Gauss pg. 209

Provenance: private collection, Calgary

ESTIMATE: $10,000/12,000

LOT #307

Artist: KATHY MCCARTHY CONTWAY ~ [20th century] American

Title: Spokane, The Spirit Horse #?/100

Media: bronze sculpture

13.5 x 17 x 4 in. / 34 x 43 x 10 cm.

Notes: signed and indistinctly numbered on belly; on stone and wood plinth [9 inches]

Reference: lot includes book Spirit of the Rockies; Spirit Horse was born and trained in Montana and won the Kentucky Derby in 1889, the same year Montana became a state

Provenance: private collection, Calgary

ESTIMATE: $900/1,200

LOT #308

Artist: CODY HOUSTON ~ [20th century] American

Title: Clear Mountain Morning #4/15

Media: bronze sculpture

16 x 19 x 11 in. / 41 x 48 x 28 cm. Dated: 1977

Notes: signed, dated and numbered on base; titled on plaque; on wooden plinth [1.5 inches high]

Provenance: private collection, Calgary

ESTIMATE: $2,000/2,500

LOT #309

Artist: DAN HUBER ~ [20th century] American

Title: The Critic #A/P 2/10

Media: bronze sculpture

11.5 x 14 x 13 in. / 29 x 36 x 33 cm. Dated: 1984

Notes: signed, titled, dated and numbered on base; on wood plinth [1.75 inches high]

ESTIMATE: $1,200/1,500

LOT #310

Artist: FRANK E. JAMIESON ~ [1834-1899] Scottish

Title: Untitled - Sunset in the Forest

Media: oil on canvas

20 x 30 in. / 51 x 76 cm.

Notes: signed lower left; framed

ESTIMATE: $900/1,200

LOT #311

NO LOT

LOT #312

Artist: JACK [JAC] ELMO KING ~ [1920-1998] American

Title: Untitled - Elk Herd in the Mountain Pass

Media: oil on canvas

24 x 30 in. / 61 x 76 cm.

Notes: signed lower right; framed

Provenance: private collection, Calgary

ESTIMATE: $9,000/12,000

LOT #313

Artist: JACK [JAC] ELMO KING ~ [1920-1998] American

Title: Untitled - Grazing Horses

Media: oil on wood board

20 x 28 in. / 51 x 71 cm.

Notes: signed lower right; framed

Provenance: from a California collection

ESTIMATE: $9,000/12,000

LOT #314

Artist: GENE LOGAN ~ [1922-?] American

Title: Untitled - Jimmy Brown

Media: welded steel sculpture

57.75 x 33.5 x 16 in. / 147 x 85 x 41 cm.

Notes: unsigned

Reference: eight panel brochure on the artist and his work included with lot

Provenance: private collection, Calgary

ESTIMATE: $1,500/2,000

LOT #315

Artist: JOAN MIRO ~ [1938-1983] Spanish

Title: Grans Rupestres V #8/30

Media: colour etching and aquatint on paper

34.75 x 26.5 in. / 88 x 67 cm. Dated: 1979

Notes: signed and numbered along bottom; framed with plexiglas

Reference: Dupin 1057; published by Maeght, Barcelona, printed by Joan Barbara, Barcelona

Provenance: private collection, Calgary

ESTIMATE: $7,000/9,000

LOT #316

Artist: JOAN MIRO ~ [1938-1983] Spanish

Title: Journal d'un Graveur #28/75

Media: etching on paper

21 x 15.75 in. / 53 x 40 cm. Dated: 1975

Notes: signed and numbered along bottom; bears title and date on certificate of authenticity attached verso; archival mat; special glass; framed

Provenance: Park West label verso; private collection, Calgary

ESTIMATE: $900/1,200

LOT #317

Artist: NIELS PETER RASMUSSEN ~ [1849-1918] Danish

Title: Untitled - Sleeping Puppy

Media: oil on canvas

16.25 x 22 in. / 41 x 56 cm. Dated: 1912

Notes: signed and dated upper right; framed

ESTIMATE: $900/1,200

LOT #318

Artist: LAURA ROBB ~ [b.1955] American

Title: Dahlias and Pansies

Media: watercolour and pastel on paper

18.5 x 13 in. / 47 x 33 cm.

Notes: signed lower right; titled on gallery label and certificate of authenticity attached verso; framed

Provenance: Nedra Matteucci Fine Art, Santa Fe, label verso; private collection, Calgary

ESTIMATE: $1,200/1,500

LOT #319

Artist: CARL CLEMENS MORITZ RUNGIUS ~ [1869-1959] American

Title: Untitled - Mount Assiniboine from Sunburst Lake

Media: oil on canvas board

8.75 x 11 in. / 22 x 28 cm.

Notes: signed lower right; bears '# A 75' verso; bears title and inscription 'from Gilda Van Norman Estate, Calgary, Alberta' on frame verso; framed

Reference: see two other examples of Mount Assiniboine paintings in the collection of the Glenbow Museum reproduced in Carl Rungius, Artist and Sportsman, pg.107, by K.Evendel et al, Glenbow Museum, 2001

Provenance: ex-collection Gilda Van Norman estate; received from John R. Howard Fine Art, Montana

ESTIMATE: $12,000/15,000

LOT #320

Artist: CARL CLEMENS MORITZ RUNGIUS ~ [1869-1959] American

Title: Above the Canyon

Media: oil on canvas board

9 x 11 in. / 23 x 28 cm.

Notes: signed lower right; bears title, date and inscription 'to Dorothy Hutcheson with best wishes in memory of our Peace River trip, Aug. 22, 1950' verso; framed

Reference: the artist accepted a boat trip down the Peace River in 1932 from James Hutcheson, Chief Forest Ranger of Alberta; ‘I like Dorothy ... even when she added her Chinese cook and her pet dog’ the artist wrote about the trip and the resulting change in boats from a small craft to a 24 foot and later 36 footer; see Carl Rungius, Big Game Painter: Fifty Years with Brush and Rifle, pg.114-116 by W.J. Schaldach

Provenance: ex-collection Gilda Van Norman estate; received from John R. Howard Fine Art, Montana

ESTIMATE: $12,000/15,000

LOT #321

Artist: EUROPEAN SCHOOL ~

Title: The Nun

Media: oil on wood board

30 x 21.5 in. / 76 x 55 cm.

Notes: indistinctly signed 'possibly F.L.Guey?...' and titled on label verso; framed; minor touch up noted

Provenance: from a Montreal estate

ESTIMATE: $1,500/2,000

LOT #322

Artist: EUROPEAN SCHOOL ~

Title: Untitled - Jesus Presented at the Temple

Media: oil on canvas

47.5 x 36.75 in. / 121 x 93 cm. Dated: 18/19th century

Notes: unsigned; framed; canvas relined; restoration and paint loss noted; small damage noted left center

Provenance: from a Calgary estate

ESTIMATE: $400/600

LOT #323

Artist: MIAN SITU ~ [20th century] Chinese/American

Title: Untitled - Girl in the Doorway

Media: oil on canvas

24 x 30 in. / 61 x 76 cm. Dated: 1988

Notes: signed and dated lower left; framed

Provenance: private collection, Calgary

ESTIMATE: $5,000/7,000

LOT #323.1

Artist: WILLIAM FRANCIS TAYLOR ~ [1883-1970] Canadian/American

Title: Untitled - Jacques Cartier River

Media: oil on wood board

12 x 15.5 in. / 30 x 39 cm.

Notes: signed lower right; bears title verso; framed

ESTIMATE: $5,000/6,000

LOT #324

NO LOT

LOT #325

Artist: ANDY WARHOL ~ [1930-1992] American

Title: Karen Kain #29/200

Media: colour silkscreen on paper

39.25 x 31.25 in. / 100 x 79 cm.

Notes: signed by artist and Karen Kain and numbered along bottom; framed with plexiglas

Provenance: private collection, Calgary

ESTIMATE: $9,000/12,000


FINE ART AUCTION, Sunday, November 23, 2014
Antiques starting at Noon
Fine Art starting at 1 P.M. at
Mount Royal University, Roderick Mah Centre, Ross Glen Hall, Calgary [Location Map]
PREVIEW and AUCTION at Mount Royal University
Friday, November 21 from 5 PM to 8 PM
Saturday, November 22 from 10 AM to 5 PM
Sunday, November 23 from 10 AM to Noon
Absentee Bid

TABLE OF CONTENTS SUNDAY, November 23, 2014
Antiques Antiques / Lots 1001 - 1035 - STARTING AT NOON
Canadian Beament - Lyon / Lots 001 - 075
Canadian Manly - Zach / Lots 076 - 127
Contemporary Archambault - von Tiesenhausen / Lots 201 - 232
International Brangwyn - Warhol / Lots 301 - 325
4th Session Achtimichuk - Kuckein / Lots 401 - 456
4th Session Lasaga - Zasadny / Lots 457 - 507
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