Media graphite on paper
Size 1 x 1 in. / 2.5 x 2.5 cm.
Sold $100 Estimate $75 - $100
LOT OF TWO; one sketch of Indigenous man on horseback drawn on tracing paper measuring [5 x 5 inches]; signed and dated 52 and 68; the other unsigned sketch of canoers is graphite on paper measuring [4 x 9 inches]; both unframed
ex-collection Peter Mortimer Rae, art dealer and artist
Gerald T. Tailfeathers ~ [1925-1975] Canadian
see Tailfeathers, Indian Artist by H.Dempsey, Art Series 2, Glenbow-Alberta Institute, 1970 for biography and other examples; Tailfeathers/Sapp/Janvier - Selections from the Art Collection of the Glenbow Museum, by E.McLuhan, Thunderbay Art Gallery, 1982; Time for Dialogue, by J.Cardinal-Schubert, pg.20, Calgary Aboriginal Awareness Society, 1992; biography in American Indian Painters, A biographical Directory, by Jeanne O. Snodgrass, pg.55, Museum of the American Indian Heye Foundation, New York, 1968; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.52, Westbridge Pub., 2003