Artist Dora Helen Mackie
Title First Skate #32/50
Media colour wood block on paper
Size 8.75 x 6.5 in. / 22.2 x 16.5 cm.
Frame Size 14.5 x 11.25 x 0.75 in.
Sold $170 Estimate $100 - $150
signed, titled and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat
from the Estate of Dr. Joan Snyder, a prominent Calgary philanthropist; proceeds from this work will help fulfill Joan's wishes to support the University of Calgary. To read more about Dr. Joan Snyder, visit the University of Calgary's Memoriam
Dora Helen Mackie ~ [1926-2018] Canadian ASA, CSPWC, RCA
see Printmaking in Alberta 1945-1985, by B.Cochran, pg.102, for biography and other examples; Shell Canada Collection, by B.Shammas, pg.33, Shell Canada, Calgary, 1977; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.3, pg.7, Westbridge Pub., 2001; included in the University of Calgary Millenium Portfolio, 1999 as an alumna; 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