Media hand coloured lithograph on paper
Size 15 x 15 in. / 38.1 x 38.1 cm.
Frame Size 25.5 x 24 x 1.25 in.
Sold $1,500 Estimate $700 - $1,400
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat
Darkness is a unique hand coloured lithograph with Niagara Falls as subject. This subject is Jeffrey’s most iconic, with galleries such as the National Gallery of Canada having a large painting by him in their collections. Another of his Niagara Falls paintings is in the Canadian Embassy in Washington DC.
proceeds going to the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge; donated by Marianne Gerlinger
Jeffery John Spalding ~ [1951-2019] Canadian
Jeffrey studied at the University of Guelph, Ohio State University and Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. His work is in major institutions such as the Vancouver Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Alberta, Art Gallery of Ontario and Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. He has exhibited widely across Canada and Internationally. Jeffrey passed away in 2019. He was the recipient of the Alberta College of Art and Design Board of Governors Award of Excellence  and was awarded the Order of Canada 
see Jeff Spalding, The Black Paintings 1973-1975 by V.Baster, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, 1982; 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; more information at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Spalding