Media lino blocks on paper
Size 11 x 14.25 in. / 27.9 x 36.2 cm.
Sold $600 Estimate $400 - $600
LOT OF SEVEN IN PORTFOLIO CASE; all signed in block; bears title and number along bottom; various print sizes; includes Arctic Hare, Little Moses, Starry Night, Night Raider, Birds, The Bighorns and Night Song; unframed
these blocks were made for Christmas cards; published by the Kerr Estate and printed by John Snow
from a Calgary estate
Illingworth Holey Kerr ~ [1905-1989] Canadian ASA, RCA
see Harvest of the Spirit, by M.Callahan, E.A.G., 1985 and Paint and Circumstance, by I.Kerr, Calgary, 1987; N.G.C. Vol.2 G-K, ed.C.Hill, pg.368; Founders of the A.C.A., by V.Greenfield, pg.87; Biographical Dict. of Saskatchewan Artists - Men, by M.Newman, pg.137, Fifth House Pub., 1994; Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.3, pg.633; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.91, Westbridge Pub., 2000