Continental Art Online Auction

March 02, 2017

LOT 148

Lot 148

Tony Kew (1937-)

Tony Kew (1937-)
Lot 148 Details
Tony Kew (1937-), South African/Canadian


Oil on canvasboard, given to the artist and titled to gallery label verso
24" x 36" — 61 x 91.4 cm.

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $300
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Tony Kew (1937-)
  • Tony Kew (1937-)

Pollock Gallery, Toronto


Tony Kew immigrated to Canada in 1967 from Johannesburg, South Africa when he was thirty years old. During his career in commercial art in Toronto and New York, he received over thirty awards of merit and creativity. He began painting seriously in 1974. Almost ten years later, in 1983 he was chosen to design images for Canada Post and for Canadian Embassies throughout the world.


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LOT 148

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
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  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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