CGP OSA PRCA
1898 - 1967
oil on board
signed and titled on a plaque and on verso dated 1950 and inscribed "Jasper, Alta" / "To Ben Deacon - by R. Pilot" / "Canadian Rockies at Jasper with Aspen Trees in foreground"
20 x 24 in, 50.8 x 61 cm
Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000 CAD
Collection of Ben Deacon
Sotheby's Canada, Tuesday, October 23, 1973, lot 100
Masters Gallery, Calgary
Private Collection, Calgary
A label adhered to the board verso reads:
"Jasper Park * Canadian Rockies
According to information received from Mrs. Pilot, wife of the late R.W. Pilot, this is one of a number of paintings commissioned by the C.N.R. painted during the summer of 1950 in the Jasper area. This particular painting was done for Mr. Ben Deacon, publicity director of the C.N.R. and was sold at auction from his estate, in October 1972"
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