Property from the Collection of Jacques & Gabrielle Israelievitch

November 02 — 07, 2019
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LOT 21

Lot 21

Mark Marsters (Canadian, 1962-2002)

Mark Marsters (Canadian, 1962-2002)
Lot 21 Details
Mark Marsters (Canadian, 1962-2002)


acrylic and mixed media on leather; signed lower left
26.25 x 17.5 in — 66.7 x 44.5 cm

Estimate $100-$200

Realised: $360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Mark Marsters (Canadian, 1962-2002)
  • Mark Marsters (Canadian, 1962-2002)
  • Mark Marsters (Canadian, 1962-2002)

Acquired from the artist.


Mark Marsters was known for his acerbic, wry works, frequently poking fun at his subject. His is probably best known for his public "hand sculptures" that dot the Ottawa Transitway. The son of a cobbler, Marsters painted this work on shoe leather.


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LOT 21

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 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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