Signed Limited Ed. Print, KenDanby “CrossCountry” Framed

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Kanata, ON
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"CROSS COUNTRY" by Ken Danby

This colorful piece is one of four famous watercolors Ken Danby painted at the Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, 1984.

High quality, Limited Edition (limited-printing) lithographic print on heavy, acid-free paper, signed by the author. 10.125 x 13.5" image on 15 x18 paper size.

Professionally matted and framed: Triple-matted, acid-free, in red, soft violet and charcoal, echoing the colors of the work itself. The frame is studio-quality anodized aluminum in high-gloss metallic tungston finish, 16.25 x 18.25” overall. Anti-glare art glass.

On January 14, 2002, Ken Danby was appointed to the Order of Canada. Comments from the official Governor General's announcement: "He is one of our nation's foremost realist painters. His images, which depict familiar and cherished Canadian themes, have earned him an international following. His work is displayed in major public collections such as those of the National Gallery of Canada, The Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Montreal Museum of Fine Art, as well as in numerous private and corporate collections. A strong advocate for the arts in education, he has championed this cause in many of his volunteer positions, including board member for national arts organizations and guest speaker."

Mr. Danby passed away in 2007.

Additional biographical details at the bottom of this ad.

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Ken Danby: 1940-2007: Additional biographical details:

Ken Danby is one of only a few contemporary artists who have created paintings that make the transition from artwork to cultural icon. His outstanding, timeless images have earned him international recognition as one of the foremost realist artists. His works exude great attention to detail as well as presence, the life and the emotion which emanates from each meticulously composed image. “Studying a Ken Danby painting is more than experiencing fine art. It is sharing in the artist's response to his own experience.”

Ken Danby's work has been the subject of several popular books, including Ken Danby, published by Clarke Irwin, Danby: Images of Sport published by MacMillan of Canada, and Ken Danby: The New Decade published by Stoddart. He is listed in numerous reference publications such as.Who's Who in Canada, Who's Who in America, Dictionary of International Biography, Who's Who in American Art, Canadian Encyclopedia, and Contemporary Artists.

Many public institutions hold Ken Danby's originals in their collections, including The Museum of Modern Art and the Brooklyn Museum in New York, The National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, The Art Institute of Chicago, the Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Oklahoma Art Centre, The Governor General of Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery, University of California Art Gallery, The City of Jerusalem, Israel and the Bradford City Art Gallery in England.

Ken Danby is an elected member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. Among the many awards he has received are the Jessie Dow Prize, the 125th Anniversary Commemorative Medal of Canada, and spanning twenty-five years of recognition, both the Queen's Silver and Golden Jubilee Medals. He has been invested in both the Order of Ontario, and the Order of Canada, the province's and country's highest and most prestigious honours.

All descriptive and biographical details herein are accurate to the best knowledge of the seller but no warranties of accuracy are expressed or implied.