Media painted wood and mixed media sculpture
Size 30 x 7 x 15.5 in. / 76.2 x 17.8 x 39.4 cm.
Sold $1,100 Estimate $1,200 - $2,400
ESTIMATED RETAIL VALUE $2,400 - signed on bottom; minor surface dirt noted
The 'Completed' Art of Eward Rentz - The Life and Work of a Great Canadian Folk Artist; DVD included with lot
Generously donated by an anonymous supporter of the Whyte Museum
Ewald Rentz ~ [1908-1995] Canadian
Dict. of Canadian Artists, by C.MacDonald, Vol.7, pg. 2040; see exhibition pamphlet The "Completed" Art of Ewald Rentz curator J.Clark, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, 1993; A Compendium of Canadian Folk Arts, by T.Kobayashi, pg. 174, Boston Mills Press, 1985; An Illustrated Companion to Canadian Folk Art, by B.McKendry, pg. 216, self published, 1999; A to Z of Canadian Folk Art, Artists and Art Terms, by B.McKendry, pg. 175, self published, 1997; listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website