Art & Artists in Exhibition: Vancouver 1890 - 1950
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DRAWINGS AND GRAPHICS 1935 TO 1970
by Alistair Bell

Burnaby Art Gallery, September 9 - 30, 1971

"Drawings from which prints were subsequently made are marked with an asterisk."

Editor's note: Exhibition catalogue includes biographical information on Bell, an essay by Richard Simmins, and Acknowledgements by Sheila Kincaid, Director of the Burnaby Art Gallery, which are not transcribed here.

1a SECOND AVENUE WEST 1935 Pen and ink 10 x 7-5/8
1b SEA ISLAND 1935 Pen and ink 7-3/4 x 10
2a LOW TIDE IN THE CREEK 1936 Drypoint 8 x 6
2b MAPLE TREE 1938 Drypoint 4-3/4 x 9-3/4
3 RECLINING NUDE 1941 Pen and ink 10-3/8 x 15-7/8
4 KNEELING WOMAN 1942 Pencil and wash 17-1/4 x 11-3/8
Exhibited: Art Gallery of Toronto, extended tour by National Gallery of Canada 1942
5 BRIDGES 1947 Woodcut 11-3/4 x 15-1/4
Exhibited: across Canada 1947 and 1948
6a HAWKEED 1947 Wood engraving 3-1/4 x 1-7/8
Exhibited: Vancouver Art Gallery 1948 and across Canada 1948 and 1949
6b LONDON PRIDE 1948 Wood engraving 6 x 2-1/2
Exhibted: Vancouver Art Gallery 1948, Royal Ontario Museum 1951
7 RECLINING NUDE 1950 Sanguine 12-1/4 x 19
8 FROM THE MONUMENT* 1950 Pen and ink 20-3/4 x 15-1/2
Exhibited: Vancouver Art Gallery 1951, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria 1959
9 BOATS AT NEWLYN* 1950 Water colour and pen 20-7/8 x 16-1/2
10 SEA ISLAND AND TIDAL MARSH 1955 Pen and water colour 21 x 15
Exhibited: Vancouver Art Gallery 1955, National Gallery of Canada SECOND BIENNIAL EXHIBITION and extended tour 1957-58. Collection: National Gallery of Canada
11 MARABOU STORKS* 1955 Sanguine 20 x 9-3/4 (sight)
Exhibited: Vancouver Art Gallery 1955 Collection: Mrs. H.A. Dyde, Edmonton
12 DEAD BIRD* 1956 Pen, charcoal and water colour 22-1/2 x 16-3/4
13 FROM ST. PAUL'S 1956 4-colour woodcut 15 x 20
Exhibited: Canada, U.S.A., Great Britain, Europe and Japan, 1956 to 1962. Collections: international
14 DEAD BIRD 1956 4-colour woodcut 20-1/2 x 14-7/8
Exhibited: Canada, Great Britain, Europe and Japan 1957 to 1962
15 NORTHWEST COAST FIGURE* 1957 Pen, charcoal, sanguine 22 x 17
16 PERFORATED ROCKS 1957 Pen and water colour 15-3/4 x 21-3/4
Exhibited: Vancouver Art Gallery 100 YEARS OF B.C. ART 1958, American Federation of Arts CANADIAN GRAPHICS TODAY 1959-60
17 GIBBON* 1957 (dated 1958) Charcoal 17-5/8 x 12-1/14
Exhibited: across Canada. Collection: Mrs. Alistair Bell
18 ROCKS IN BROWN AND BLUE 1958 Pen and water colour 14-1/2 x 21-1/2
19 BLACK VULTURE 1958 3-colour woodcut 22-1/4 x 10-1/4
Exhibited: Canada, U.S.A., Mexico, Europe 1958 to 1968 Reproduced: extensively. Collections: international
20 GIBBON 1959 4-colour woodcut 21-1/2 x 11
Exhibited: Canada and Europe 1959 to 1962. Reproduced Catalogue of III INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF GRAPHICS, Ljubljana 1959
21 LAMMERGEYER* 1959 Pen and brown ink 17-1/2 x 11-5/8
Exhibited: across Canada 1966 to 1969
22 FROM BANKSIDE 1959 Conte 21 x 16-3/8
Exhibited: VI BIANCO E NERO Lubano 1960
23 GIANT ARMADILLO 1959 Charcoal 16-1/4 x 15-1/2
24 WAPPING BARGES 1959 Charcoal touched with sanguine 22-1/2 x 17
25 GIANT HORNBILL 1960 Charcoal 17 x 22-1/2
26 DEAD GREBE 1960 Conte and water colour 22-1/4 x 16-1/4
Exhibited: Vancouver Art Gallery 1961, University of New Brunswick and Mt. Allison University 1963-64; Bau-Xi Gallery Vancouver B.C. WATERCOLOURS 1969. Courtesy Bau-Xi Gallery
27 WATER MONITOR* 1960 Charcoal 15-1/2 x 22-1/2
Exhibited: Vancouver Art Gallery 1961
28 BERNE 1* 1960 Conte 21-3/4 x 16 (sight)
Exhibited: Vancouver Art Gallery 1961 Collection Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Kovach, North Vancouver.
29 THORNY BRANCH 1960 Conte and tempera 15 x 21-1/2 (sight)
Exhibited: SIXTH WINNIPEG SHOW 1960, Vancouver Art Gallery 1961 Collection: Estate of Bess L. Harris
30 FLORENCE, THE DUOMO 1960 Conte and water colour 22-3/4 x 16-1/4
Reproduced: ANNUAL REPORT OF THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF CANADA 1960, and CANADA 1963 (Department of Citizenship and Immigration) Collection: National Gallery of Canada
31 VENICE, SANTA MARIA DELLA SALUTE 1960 Water colour and crayon 23 x 16-1/2
Exhibited: National Gallery of Canada circulating exhibition CANADIAN ARTISTS SERIES #4 1961-62 Collection: National Gallery of Canada
32 SECRETARY BIRD 1960 Charcoal 20-7/8 x 14-1/2
33 THE BREAKWATER, LESCONIL I 1960 Conte 22-1/2 x 16-1/2
Exhibited: Vancouver Art Gallery 1961, and across Canada 1961 to 1964
34 LLAMAS* 1960 Charcoal 13-7/8 x 20-1/4
Exhibited: Burnaby Centennial Pavilion SEVEN B.C. ARTISTS 1962 and travelling exhibition
35 SLEEPING PORCUPINE 1960 Sanguine 20-1/2 x 15-1/2
36 ABOVE LAMORNA 1960 Pen, crayon, water colour 14-3/4 x 21-1/2
Exhibited: National Gallery of Canada FOURTH BIENNIAL OF CANADIAN ART 1961 Collection: London Public Library and Art Museum
37 BURNT GORSE AND ROCK, LAND'S END 1960 Water colour and pen 15-1/2 x 22-1/4. Collection: National Gallery of Canada
38 MANDRILL 1961 3-colour woodcut 23-1/2 x 10-7/8
Exhibited: across Canada
39 WINTERING BOATS 1963 2-colour etching and aquatint 9 x 13
Exhibited: Canada, England and South America Reproduced: Catalogue FOURTH CALGARY GRAPHICS EXHIBITION 1964
40 BULL YAK* 1964 Pen and ink 13-1/4 x 19-1/2 (sight)
Exhibited: Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver 1964 Collection: Mr. and Mrs. John Palmer, Victoria
41 SPANISH BROOM 1964 5-colour woodcut 15-5/8 x 23-5/8
Exhibited: across Canada, South America, U.S.A. 1964 to 1967, New York, Museum of Modern Art RECENT PRINTS: CANADA 1967 and tour 1967-68. Collections: international. Loaned by Estate of Bess L. Harris
42 STEVESTON 1966 4-colour woodcut 27-3/8 x 17-1/8
Exhibited: across Canada 1967 to 1970. FIRST INTERNATIONAL TRIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY XYLOGRAPHY, Carpi, Italy 1969
43 LAST YEAR'S THISTLES 1967 Pen and ink 22-1/2 x 15-1/2
Exhibited: Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver 1967 Collection: Dr. and Mrs. K.S. Morton, Vancouver
44 STEVESTON BOATS* 1967 Pen and brown ink 22 x 16
45 799.PV 1967 5-colour woodcut 22-1/4 x 16-3/4
Exhibited: Canada and U.S.A.
46 EVENING HARBOUR 1967 7-colour woodcut 13 x 26
Exhibited: Canada, U.S.A. 1968 to 1970, FIRST INTERNATIONAL TRIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY XYLOGRAPHY, Carpi, Italy 1969 Collections: international
47 NEWLYN 1968 3-colour woodcut 21-1/4 x 11-1/8
Exhibited: Canada and U.S.A.
48 RED HARBOUR 1968 3-colour woodcut 17-3/8 x 25-1/4
Exhibited Canada, U.S.A., FIRST INTERNATIONAL TRIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY XYLOGRAPHY, Carpi, Italy 1969, reproduced, and NINTH CALGARY GRAPHICS 1969, reproduced Collections: international
49 PURPLE ANCHORAGE 1968 4-colour woodcut 13-1/4 x 19-3/4
Exhibited: Canada and U.S.A.
50 TREES IN SAND DUNES VIII 1968 Pen and water colour 22-3/8 x 17-1/8
Exhibited: 89th ROYAL CANADIAN ACADEMY ANNUAL EXHIBITION 1968-69, Hamilton and Edmonton
51 TREES IN SAND DUNES IX 1968 Pen and water colour 16-7/8 x 22-3/8
Exhibited: 89th ROYAL CANADIAN ACADEMY ANNUAL EXHIBITION 1968-69, Hamilton and Edmonton. Collection: Mr. And Mrs. H.L. Donaldson, West Vancouver
52 TREES IN SAND DUNES XII 1968 Reed pen and water colour 16-3/8 x 22-1/8 (sight) Collection: Estate of Bess L. Harris
53 TUGBOATS 1969 3-colour woodcut 16 x 21
Exhibited: Canada and U.S.A.
54 STEVESTON II 1969 4-colour woodcut 24-3/4 x 15-1/8
Exhibited: Canada, U.S.A. and Europe, including INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY XYLOGRAPHY Madrid, Spanish and European tour 1971
55 BONAPARTE VALLEY 1 1970 Pen and water colour 16 x 22-1/2 (sight)
Exhibited: West Vancouver 1970 FOUR NORTH SHOR ARTISTS, Bau-Xi Gallery Vancouver 1970. Courtesy Bau-Xi Gallery
56 MILKWEED PODS 1970 Pen and water colour 21 x 17
57 AUTUMN FLOWERS 1970 4-colour woodcut 20 x 15 Exhibited: Canada
58 VULTURES 1970 2-colour drypoint 14-3/34 x 7-1/4 Exhibited: Canada
59 SECRETARY BIRD 1970 2-colour engraving and aquatint 10-3/4 x 8-3/4 Exhibited: Canada
60 CORK TREES 1970 4-colour woodcut 17 x 24-1/2 Exhibited: Canada
61 HORNBILLS 1970 3-colour woodcut 11-1/4 x 20-1/8 Exhibited: Canada
62 WATER MONITOR 1970 3-colour woodcut 12-1/2 x 22-1/2 Exhibited: Canada



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