Lot # 509
Canadian & International Art Online auction

Nicholas de Grandmaison
ARCA OC 1892 - 1978 Canadian

Chief Portrait
pastel on paper
18 x 14 1/2 in  45.7 x 36.8cm

Acquired directly from the Artist by John J. Bowlen, former Lieutenant Governor of Alberta
By descent to the present Private Collection, Edmonton

This work was acquired directly from Nicholas de Grandmaison by John J. Bowlen, former Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. The Honorable John J. Bowlen was a successful farmer, rancher and was very involved in politics and public affairs. Bowlen led a diverse life and career first as a farmer selling horses, at one time owning the largest horse ranch in Canada. Notably he was Vice-President and Honorary President of the Western Stock Growers' Association, Governor of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Associate Director of the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede, and a member of the Calgary Public Library Board. He was also an Honorary Chief ("Sitting Eagle") of the Blood Indians (1951), and he also received an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Alberta (1952). This fine work has been in the family since its acquisition from the artist and is making its auction debut.


$12,000 ~ $16,000 CAD

Final Bid: $22,500 CAD
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount $
32069 28/06/2018 2:54:16 PM $22,500 Autobid
26568 27/06/2018 7:33:22 AM $20,000 Autobid
32069 27/06/2018 7:31:14 AM $19,000 Autobid
26568 27/06/2018 7:31:14 AM $18,000 Autobid
32069 27/06/2018 7:30:10 AM $17,000 Autobid
26568 27/06/2018 7:30:10 AM $16,000 Autobid
32069 27/06/2018 7:29:33 AM $15,000 Autobid
26568 27/06/2018 7:29:33 AM $14,000 Autobid
32069 27/06/2018 7:28:17 AM $13,000 Autobid
26568 27/06/2018 7:28:17 AM $12,000
32069 08/06/2018 11:53:06 AM $11,000 Autobid

All prices are in Canadian Dollars.

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