Artist John Davenall Turner
Title Muskeg and Fireweed
Media oil on canvas board
Size 18 x 24 in. / 45.7 x 61 cm.
Frame Size 22.75 x 28.75 x 2.25 in.
Sold $275 Estimate $400 - $600
unsigned; bears artist's name and title on gallery label verso; framed; some surface dirt and handling marks noted
Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, label verso
John Davenall Turner ~ [1900-1980] Canadian ASA
see Sunfield Painter, The Reminiscences of John Davenall Turner, by J.Turner, University of Alberta Press, 1982 and The Artful Codger, by J.Turner, Whyte Foundation, Banff, 1978; Shell Canada Collection, by B.Shammas, pg.56, Shell Canada, Calgary, 1977; included in Jubilee Exhibition of Alberta Paintings, by J.Nicoll, pg.30, Calgary Allied Art Centre, 1955; biography in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.74, Westbridge Pub., 2003