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ONLINE AUCTION
Works on Paper
6th session

February 06 - 27, 2020

LOT DETAILS

LOT 524

Jean Paul Lemieux
CC QMG RCA
1904 - 1990
Canadian

Canada - Canada
limited edition serigraph portfolio, 1985
signed, titled and editioned 124/225
21 1/2 x 25 1/4 x 2 1/4 in, 54.6 x 64.1 x 5.7 cm

a ) Colombie-Britannique

signed, titled and editioned 124/225
15 x 20 in, 38.1 x 50.8 cm

b ) Alberta

signed, titled and editioned 124/225
16 x 20 in, 40.6 x 50.8 cm

c ) Saskatchewan

signed, titled and editioned 124/225
16 x 20 in, 40.6 x 50.8 cm

d ) Manitoba

signed, titled and editioned 124/225
16 x 20 in, 40.6 x 50.8 cm

e ) Ontario

signed, titled and editioned 124/225
20 x 16 in, 50.8 x 40.6 cm

f ) Québec

signed, titled and editioned 124/225
16 x 20 in, 40.6 x 50.8 cm

g ) Nouveau-Brunswick

signed, titled and editioned 124/225
16 x 20 in, 40.6 x 50.8 cm

h ) Nouvelle-Écosse

signed, titled and editioned 124/225
20 x 16 in, 50.8 x 40.6 cm

i ) Ile-du-Prince-Édouard

signed, titled and editioned 124/225
16 x 20 in, 40.6 x 50.8 cm

j ) Terre-Neuve

signed, titled and editioned 124/225
16 x 20 in, 40.6 x 50.8 cm

k ) Yukon

signed, titled and editioned 124/225
16 x 20 in, 40.6 x 50.8 cm

l ) Territoires du Nord-Ouest

signed, titled and editioned 124/225
16 x 20 in, 40.6 x 50.8 cm

Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000

Sold for: $4,688

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PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Ontario


This lot is comprised of the limited edition book in its wood, cloth and leather portfolio box, along with 12 silkscreens by Jean Paul Lemieux which were printed by hand on Arches paper by the Quebec master printer, Louis Desaulniers.

The book has a preface by Pierre Elliott Trudeau, an introduction by Pierre Berton and texts on each province and territory written by Gabriel Sagard-Théodat, Alistair MacLeod, Robert Kroetsch, Jacques Cartier, Gabriel Roy, Earle Birney, Heather Robertson, Hugh MacLennan, Josef Skvorecky, Ambrose Bierce, Farley Mowat and Pierre Biard. This book was published by Editions ASL, Montreal in 1985 in a limited edition of 225 copies.

Please note that these twelve silkscreens by Lemieux exist only in this medium, the original images having been destroyed by the artist when the publication was complete.


All prices are in Canadian Dollars


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