Title: The Collector's Dictionary of Canadian
Artists at Auction VolumeI: A-F
Author: Westbridge, Anthony R. & Diana L. Bodnar
Publisher: Westbridge Publications Ltd.
Price: $35.00 (CAN) plus shipping & handling, and applicable
Cover Type: Soft Cover
"An important and invaluable
Canadian art reference source, this handy and concise secondary market
dictionary is an essential addition to every collector's library."
Christina Orobetz, President Sotheby's (Canada) Inc.
Most collectors and investors
refer to an artists dictionary because they want information on an artist
whose work they have seen, are considering purchasing, or have just
bought, on the secondary market (through an art dealer or at auction).
However, outside of the better known market names, information on the
majority of artists is often scant and scattered.
Now, with The Collector's Dictionary of Canadian
Artists at Auction pertinent collector information on many of
these 'minor' artists, as well as the more established names, has been
brought together in one handy, comprehensive reference source. The four
volume Dictionary set will feature more than 3000 of Canada's most active
traded artists at auction working in every medium from oil and watercolour
through limited edition prints and sculpture.
Each listing includes, where known, the artist's name,
dates and affiliations, birthplace, where and under whom studied, art
style, main subject matter and principal mediums used. Additional data
pertinent to the career and reputation of the artist, including major
institutional exhibitions and collections is also listed.
Volume I: A-F features 850 Canadian artists and
historical artists active in Canada during their career, from the 1700s
to the present.
Volume II: G-L, volume III: M-R, and volume IV: S-Z are
also available either individually or as a complete four volume set.