Nicholas de Grandmaison

Wolf Tail, c. 1938

pastel on paper
18x14 in.
$11,500 Cdn.

Private collection, Victoria;
Masters Gallery Ltd., Calgary;
Private collection

Best-known for his portraits of First Nations people, de Grandmaison’s oeuvre covered the whole of western Canada, capturing many of the west’s key figures, including politicians, business giants and religious leaders. Along the way, he was named an associate member of the Royal Canadian Academy, and he received the Order…