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Alexander Colville

Alexander Colville

Alexander Colville

Alexander Colville
Post-War & Contemporary Art Live auction

Lot # 021

Alexander Colville
PC CC 1920 - 2013 Canadian

Two Boys Playing
glazed tempera on board
signed and dated 1952 and on verso signed, titled, dated and inscribed "glazed tempera" / "A2058" / "20 x 20"
20 x 20 in  50.8 x 50.8cm

Provenance:
T.H. Edwards, Montreal
Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
Private Collection, Ontario

Literature:
Helen J. Dow, The Art of Alex Colville, 1972, reproduced page 70 and listed page 220
David Burnett, Colville, Art Gallery of Ontario, 1983, reproduced page 86 and listed page 245
David Burnett, Alex Colville, Heffel Gallery Limited, 1989, the 1952 tempera on paper study entitled Two Boys Playing reproduced, unpaginated
Mark A. Cheetham, Alex Colville: The Observer Observed, 1994, pages 13 and 45

Exhibited:
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Colville, July 22 - September 18, 1983, traveling in 1983 - 1984 to Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax; Staatliche Kunsthalle, Berlin; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; and the Vancouver Art Gallery, catalogue raisonné #32
Heffel Gallery Limited, Vancouver, Alex Colville, October 7 - 31, 1989, the 1952 tempera on paper study entitled Two Boys Playing
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, loaned for temporary display in the Canadian Galleries, 2007 - 2008

For full cataloguing, essay and images in PDF format, please click here.

Estimate: $600,000 ~ $800,000 CAD

Sold For: $721,249.98 CAD (including buyer's premium)


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