Media coloured pencil crayon on paper
Size 23 x 30.25 in. / 58.4 x 76.8 cm.
Frame Size 30 x 37.5 x 1.5 in.
Estimate $8,000 - $10,000
signed and dated lower left; bears title on gallery label verso; framed with archival mat; laid down on paper board
probably painted for a friend and architect Peter Hemingway; see page 48-49 in book Alex Janvier by Greg Hill, National Gallery of Canada, 2016 regarding this interesting partnership
from a central Alberta estate
Alex Janvier ~ [b.1935] Canadian RCA
see The Art of Alex Janvier: His First Thirty Years, 1960-1990, by L.Martin, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, 1993; Alex Janvier, by Greg Hill, National Gallery of Canada,2016; as well as Founders of the A.C.A., by V.Greenfield, pg.24 and 86; Time for Dialogue, by J.Cardinal-Schubert, pg.17, Calgary Aboriginal Awareness Society, 1992; see Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.3, pg.540; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.76, Westbridge Pub., 2000 and Artists of Alberta, by S.Baker, pg.30, U. of A. Press, 1980 for biographies; exhibited at Wallace Galleries, Calgary among others; member of the Alberta Order of Excellence, inducted 2010 and Member of the Order of Canada, inducted 2007; was awarded the Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts in 2008