Media pastel on paper board
Dated ca. 1947
Size 21.75 x 15 in. / 55.2 x 38.1 cm.
Frame Size 26.5 x 19.75 x 1 in.
Sold $800 Estimate $300 - $400
signed with initials lower left; bears title and inscription verso; framed with archival mat; minor stains and handling marks noted
private collection, Calgary
Gerald T. Tailfeathers ~ [1925-1975] Canadian
see Tailfeathers, Indian Artist by H.Dempsey, Art Series 2, Glenbow-Alberta Institute, 1970 for biography and other examples; Tailfeathers/Sapp/Janvier - Selections from the Art Collection of the Glenbow Museum, by E.McLuhan, Thunderbay Art Gallery, 1982; Time for Dialogue, by J.Cardinal-Schubert, pg.20, Calgary Aboriginal Awareness Society, 1992; biography in American Indian Painters, A biographical Directory, by Jeanne O. Snodgrass, pg.55, Museum of the American Indian Heye Foundation, New York, 1968; Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.52, Westbridge Pub., 2003