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Lot #1298

Artist Noboru Sawai
Title Honourable Curator #81/100
Hover & Zoom

Media colour etching and wood block on paper
Dated 1974
Size 19.5 x 25.5 in. / 49.5 x 64.8 cm.
Frame Size 28 x 36 x 0.75 in.
Estimate $150 - $200

Notes
signed, titled, numbered and artist's chop lower right; framed with archival mat and plexiglass

Reference
included in Nickle Arts Museum exhibition Impact: Japanese and Canadian Wood Blocks, November 1999; includes Songs of Spring: Noboru Sawai 1972-1974, published by Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 1985 and two catalogues from the Glenbow Museum, Calgary

Provenance
private collection, Calgary


Biographical Information
Noboru Sawai ~ [1931-2016] Canadian
see Songs of Spring - Noboru Sawai 1972-1984, by L.Dompierre, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 1984; A Garden of Delights: 25 Years of Prints by Noboru Sawai, K.Ylitalo, Nickle Arts Museum, 1994; Printmaking in Alberta 1945-1985, by B.Cochran, pg.127; included in Printmaking in B.C. 1883-1983, by N.Tuele, A.G.G.V.; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.7, 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

Current Bid
CAD $110 - Paddle # 9668
Next Bid
CAD $120

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Bidding History
Paddle #
Date
Amount
9668
11/25/2020 12:10:14 AM
CAD $110
9860
11/20/2020 3:56:48 PM
CAD $100

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