Jack Leonard Shadbolt

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SHADBOLT Jack Leonard Transposition In Blue

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Jack Leonard Shadbolt - Church, Saanich

Jack Leonard Shadbolt - Church, Saanich

Original 1936
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Lot number: 222
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Jack Leonard Shadbolt BCSFA CGP CSPWC OC RCA 1909 - 1998 Canadian Church, Saanich oil on paper on board circa 1936 signed 21 1/4 x 30 1/2 in 54 x 77.5cm Provenance: Estate of Leon Katz, Toronto Private Collection, Toronto Literature: Patricia Ainslie, Correspondences: Jack Shadbolt, Glenbow Museum, 1991, reproduced page 49 Exhibited: Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Correspondences: Jack Shadbolt, November 2, 1991 - January 5, 1992, catalogue #7 Jack Shadbolt was influenced in the 1930s by the American and Mexican muralists such as Thomas Hart Benton and Diego Rivera. The emphasis of the muralists on Social Realism and rural values coloured Shadbolt’s awareness in works such as this. He was also inspired by their use of solid three-dimensional form, and in Church, Saanich, form is robust and the buildings feel rooted in the landscape. The simplicity of the scene has a directness and honesty, with the inclusion of elements such as the vintage car and the electrical poles. Shadbolt’s use of light and shadow is dramatic, with light striking the white church and the path leading to it through the fence, contrasted with the moodiness of the shadows on the road and the clouded sky behind. The related 1941 drawing entitled Old Church and Car was sold by Heffel on June 25, 2005, as was the related 1947 watercolour entitled Country Church, Saanich on June 17, 2009. This work is accompanied by a copy of a February 26th, 1973, letter from the artist to Leon Katz in which he dates the painting circa 1936.
Jack Leonard Shadbolt - Space Between Columns Series (turquoise)

Jack Leonard Shadbolt - Space Between Columns Series (turquoise)

Original 1969
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Lot number: 46
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Jack Leonard Shadbolt BCSFA CGP CSPWC OC RCA 1909 - 1998 Canadian Space Between Columns Series (Turquoise) oil on canvas signed and dated 1965 - 1969 and on verso signed, titled and dated 48 x 65 1/2 in 121.9 x 166.3cm Provenance: The New Design Gallery, Vancouver An Important Estate, Los Angeles Literature: Scott Watson, Jack Shadbolt, 1990, page 107
Jack Leonard Shadbolt - Granville Street At Night (evening, Granville Street; Granville Street, Wartime)

Jack Leonard Shadbolt - Granville Street At Night (evening, Granville Street; Granville Street, Wartime)

Original 1946
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Lot number: 56
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JACK LEONARD SHADBOLT, R.C.A. GRANVILLE STREET AT NIGHT (EVENING, GRANVILLE STREET; GRANVILLE STREET, WARTIME), 1946 signed and dated ‘46 31 ins x 23 ins; 78.7 cms x 58.4 cms Provenance: Maria Tachesi, Vancouver Mrs. Milus Douglas Roberts, Vancouver Private Collection Literature: Jack Shadbolt, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1969, page 29, cat. no. 3, reproduced. Ian Thom, J ack Shadbolt: Early Watercolours , Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, B.C., 1980, introduction. Scott Watson, Shadbolt, Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver/Toronto, 1990, page 36, and page 31, reproduced in colour. Note: Watson quotes Shadbolt reflecting on his work of this period: “I find myself full of satisfaction as an artist in the streets about me: in the strange facade of a modern city block built up of all the historic hangovers of old architectural styles.” Watson continues: “The street scenes of downtown Vancouver showed (Shadbolt’’s) fascination with telephone poles, neon signs, scaffolds, guy wires, chimneys - objects he called the “appendages of the modern street.” But his interest was no longer, he pointed out, in architectural incident for its own sake, but as “a complete reflection of society.” While the subjects are similar to the ones he worked on before joining the army, the treatment is different. The watercolour medium is used in a more fluid manner, which enhances the feeling of damp and inclement weather and heightens the reflection of neon light in pavement pools, an image that seemed of particular interest to him.” Granville Street at Night is an exceptional example of Shadbolt’’s Vancouver street scenes. In the introduction to the catalogue for his watercolour exhibition of Shadbolt’’s works, curator Ian Thom refers to this lot as a “documentary work of the highest order” .
Jack Leonard Shadbolt - Transposition In Blue

Jack Leonard Shadbolt - Transposition In Blue

Original 1964
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Lot number: 700
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Description: JACK SHADBOLT (CANADIAN, 1909-1998) TRANSPOSITION IN BLUE, 1964 Oil and lucite on canvas: 47 1/4 x 34 3/4 in. Framed; lower right signed and dated J. Shadbolt '64; Verso: white label "A. Woors? Shipment", inscribed on stretchers "J. Shadbolt 'Transposition of Blue' 1964 Oil & Lucite (Use no Turps) (Use Spray)" white and pink label "Agnes Etherinton\ Kingston" canvas illegibly stamped
Jack Leonard Shadbolt - Winter Pods In Red, Black And White

Jack Leonard Shadbolt - Winter Pods In Red, Black And White

Original 1960
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Lot number: 142
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Jack Leonard Shadbolt BCSFA CGP CSPWC OC RCA 1909 - 1998 Canadian Winter Pods in Red, Black and White acrylic on card signed, dated 1960 and inscribed "Benton" under the mat and on verso titled, dated and stamped with artist's name and address 12 3/4 x 22 in 32.4 x 55.9cm Provenance: Alex Fraser Galleries, Vancouver By descent to the present Private Collection, British Columbia
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