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LOT DETAILS
Current bid: $5,000 CAD
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount

21436 28-Jul-2020 03:52:57 AM $5,000

LOT 127

Sybil Andrews
CPE
1898 - 1992
Canadian

Peevies
linocut in 4 colours, 1962
signed, titled and editioned 6/60
9 3/4 x 11 1/2 in, 24.8 x 29.2 cm

Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000

Sold for: $6,250

Preview at: Heffel Toronto – 13 Hazelton Ave

PROVENANCE
By descent to a Private Collection, Vancouver
Sold sale of Fine Canadian Art, Heffel Fine Art Auction House, May 31, 2014, lot 403
Private Collection, Toronto

LITERATURE
Peter White, Sybil Andrews, Glenbow Museum, 1982, reproduced page 64
Stephen Coppel, Linocuts of the Machine Age, 1995, reproduced page 123, catalogue #SA 65
Hana Leaper, Sybil Andrews Linocuts: A Complete Catalogue Raisonné, 2015, page 119, reproduced back cover and page 119
Janet Nicol, On the Curve: The Life and Art of Sybil Andrews, 2019, page, 86, reproduced page 87

EXHIBITED
Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Sybil Andrews, September 14 - October 22, 1982, same image, catalogue #59


Hanna Leaper comments, "A peevie, or peavey, is a wooden hand tool with a metal head used to drive logs downriver. The loggers were famed for jumping from log to log, balancing on the logs themselves. Andrews' abstract work suggests the motion of their audacious dance and their darting sticks."


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