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DAVID BLACKWOOD

DAVID BLACKWOOD
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DAVID BLACKWOOD
DAVID BLACKWOOD
DAVID BLACKWOOD
DAVID BLACKWOOD
DAVID BLACKWOOD
DAVID BLACKWOOD
DAVID BLACKWOOD
DAVID BLACKWOOD
DAVID BLACKWOOD
DAVID BLACKWOOD

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"Untitled: Whaleboats", signed and dated 1962 lower right, also signed verso, oil on canvas, 73.7 x 91.4cm (29 x 36in); inscribed verso "Slade School Competition, David Blackwood, Ontario College of Art, Toronto", and "Annual Exhibition, Ontario College of Art, 1963, May"; Provenance: this and the next nine lots are from a Wyoming, Ontario estate collection; David Lloyd Blackwood, Canadian, 1941-2022; his family was involved in seafaring, which was the theme of artwork he later made including shipwrecks, whales, icebergs and seal hunting; this is a very early work by the artist, completed a year before he graduated from the Ontario College of Art; oil paintings by Blackwood are extremely rare, as he is widely known for etching and aquatint prints