Media oil on paper board
Size 9 x 12 in. / 22.9 x 30.5 cm.
Frame Size 20.25 x 23.25 x 1.75 in.
Estimate $700 - $900
signed lower left; bears title on label verso; framed; some restoration noted
conservation and repair report done by E. Mary DeGrow at Fine Art Paper Conservation in 1995, Winnipeg, attached verso
private collection, St. Albert
Roland Gissing ~ [1895-1967] Canadian ASA
see Roland Gissing, The People's Painter, by M.Foran, UofC Press, 1988 for many examples of the artist's work; biographies in Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.2 pg.278 and Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.2, pg.12, Westbridge Pub., 2000; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg.149 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.145; included in The Alberta Society of Artists: Sixty Years, by M.Joslin, E.A.G., 1992; Colgate, pg.184; included in Jubilee Exhibition of Alberta Paintings, by J.Nicoll, Calgary Allied Art Centre, 1955; see Allgemeines Kunstler-Lexikon, Band 55, pg. 369, K.G. Saur Verlag Munchen-Leipzig, 1983-2009