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Jacques de Tonnancour (b. 1917)

Lot 80: Jacques Godefroy de Tonnancour 1917 - 2005

Heffel

May 17, 2011
Vancouver, BC, CA

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Jacques Godefroy de Tonnancour 1917 - 2005 Canadian mixed media on board Stèle pour un dieu soleil 48 x 48 inches 121.9 x 121.9 centimeters signed and dated 1966 indistinctly and on verso signed and titled on the gallery label Provenance:Galerie Agnès Lefort, Montreal Estate of Andrée Lavigne-Trudeau, Montreal Much of Jacques de Tonnancour's early career was devoted to landscape painting. Around the 1960s, he began to simplify his landscapes and move towards abstraction. During this period, de Tonnancour also began to experiment with incorporating foreign material into his work, creating a collage-like effect, as seen in this vibrant painting.

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May 17, 2011, 10:00 PM PST

Vancouver, BC, CA