Media charred and painted wood
Size 3 x 3 in. / 7.6 x 7.6 cm.
Frame Size 9.75 x 9.75 x 1 in.
Sold $600 Estimate $400 - $800
ESTIMATED RETAIL VALUE $800 - signed verso; bears title and inscription on label attached verso; framed with archival mat and plastic
According to the donor: this is one of up to 300 tiles cut from a wooden map of Canada von Tiesenhausen created to track the travels of 'The Watchers'
Generously donated by an anonymous supporter of the Whyte Museum; for more on the artist, see website at tiesenhausen.net/; represented by Willock and Sax, Banff, see website at willockandsaxgallery.com and by Norberg Hall, Calgary by Norberg Hall, Calgary, see website norberghall.com and others
Peter von Tiesenhausen ~ [b.1959] Canadian
see Peter von Tiesenhausen, Deluge, by J.Stebbins, S.A.A.G., 2000; Peter von Tiesenhausen, Songs for Pythagoras, by Catherine Crowston, Art Gallery of Alberta, 2018; included in Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art 1998, by C.Crowston/C.Mastin, pg.29, E.A.G. and Glenbow Museum, 1998; also listed in Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, by A.Westbridge, Vol.4, pg.87, Westbridge Pub., 2003