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Lot #73

Artist Peter von Tiesenhausen
Title Fire Wall, Charred Bee Box Lid #18
Hover & Zoom

Media charred and carved wood
Size 20 x 16.5 in. / 50.8 x 41.9 cm.
Sold $1,000 Estimate $1,400 - $2,800

Notes
ESTIMATED RETAIL VALUE $2,800 - signed and titled verso; framed

Reference
Made from salvaged beehive bases found in a shed of an apoary purchased by the artist. Approximately 160 of these panels were charred and carved by chainsaw, photographed and edited into an animation of a flickering flame. They were exhibited as a wall installation and released to collectors. Firewall was exhibited at the Whyte Museum in 2004 as part of Elemental Inspiration

Provenance
Generously donated by Peter von Tiesenhausen, see website at tiesenhausen.net/; represented by Willock and Sax, Banff, see website at willockandsaxgallery.com and by Norberg Hall, Calgary by Norberg Hall, Calgary, see website norberghall.com and others


Biographical Information
Peter von Tiesenhausen ~ [b.1959] Canadian
see Peter von Tiesenhausen, Deluge, by J.Stebbins, S.A.A.G., 2000; Peter von Tiesenhausen, Songs for Pythagoras, by Catherine Crowston, Art Gallery of Alberta, 2018; included in Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art 1998, by C.Crowston/C.Mastin, pg.29, E.A.G. and Glenbow Museum, 1998; also listed in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.87, Westbridge Pub., 2003

Sold
CAD $1,000 - Paddle # 4613
Bidding History
Paddle #
Date
Amount
4613
6/13/2021 1:23:24 PM
CAD $1,000
100878
6/12/2021 8:23:12 PM
CAD $950
4613
6/12/2021 4:51:48 PM
CAD $900
9729
6/12/2021 4:51:48 PM
CAD $850
4613
6/12/2021 4:51:48 PM
CAD $800
9729
6/12/2021 4:51:48 PM
CAD $750
4613
6/1/2021 5:18:29 PM
CAD $700

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