Lot # 104
International Graphics Online auction

Sybil Andrews
CPE 1898 - 1992 Canadian

The Prodigal Son
linocut in 4 colours 1939
signed, titled and editioned 34/60
11 1/2 x 7 1/2 in  29.2 x 19.1cm

Provenance:
Private Collection, Ontario

Literature:
Peter White, Sybil Andrews, Glenbow Museum, 1982, reproduced page 60
Stephen Coppel, Linocuts of the Machine Age, 1995, page 118, reproduced page 118, catalogue #SA 42

Exhibited:
Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Sybil Andrews, 1982, same image, catalogue #42

Early impressions of this print are on buff oriental laid tissue; later printings are on thickish oriental laid paper.

Stephen Coppel wrote, "The prodigal son's traditional attribute is humorously referred to in the litter of piglets running towards father and son lower left."

Please note: this work is archivally matted but unframed.

Estimate:

$2,500 ~ $3,500 CAD

 
Final Bid: $1,300 CAD
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount $
24970 04/10/2019 10:35:13 PM $1,300 Autobid

All prices are in Canadian Dollars.

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