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Jacques de Tonnancour (b. 1917)

Lot 66: Jacques Godefroy de Tonnancour 1917 - 2005

Heffel

May 17, 2011
Vancouver, BC, CA

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Jacques Godefroy de Tonnancour 1917 - 2005 Canadian oil on board Fall Landscape 16 x 23 3/4 inches 40.6 x 60.3 centimeters signed and dated 1959 Provenance:Edgar and Dorothy Davidson, Montreal and then moving to Ottawa in 1972 Alfred Pellan was the leader of the Prisme d'yeux; however, it was Jacques de Tonnancour who was the author of their manifesto, which was written in 1948 and signed by 13 artists. Prisme d'yeux was not intended to be a cohesive movement; rather it was seen as an alternative to Automatism. The group sought to be more inclusive of the varying aesthetic styles of art and called for an art that was free of restrictive ideology.

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May 17, 2011, 10:00 PM PST

Vancouver, BC, CA