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Feb 4, 2023
(Ontario, Canada, born 1930)
Afternoon Glow - Snowy Owl, life size, 1977, signed lower right "© Robert Bateman 1977", acrylic on Masonite, 36 x 48 in.; modern gilt wood frame, linen liner, 42 x 54-5/8 in.
Note: Exhibited: The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., Portraits of Nature: Paintings by Robert Bateman, Evans Gallery, National Museum of Natural History, January 17 - May 17, 1987. This lot is accompanied by facsimiles of correspondence from the Smithsonian and from The Hon. D.E.H. Bigham ot the Tryon Gallery who refers to the exhibition "which undoubtebly will be a collection of his best work."
Provenance: The Tryon Gallery, Ltd. London (label verso); Estate of Betty White MacTaggart [[americanart]]/[[sporting-wildlife]]
painting in good condition; frame with abrasions
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