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Helmut Gransow RCA CPE (1921-2000) Canadian Listed Vintage 1960’s Oil/Masonite

Helmut Gransow RCA CPE (1921-2000) Canadian Listed Vintage 1960’s Oil/Masonite

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Helmut Gransow RCA CPE (1921-2000) Canadian Listed Vintage 1960’s Oil

Up for sale is vintage 1964 original oil on masonite painting by Canadian artist Helmut Gransow RCA CPE (1921-2000). This painting is titled “Haywagon” and it is very well executed with high level of artistic skills.

The painting itself is measuring about 31 ½” (80 cm) by 24” (61 cm), and the frame is about 39” (99 cm) by 31”(79 cm).

It is signed by the artist in the lower left corner, and also signed, titled and dated at the back.

This painting would be a very sound investment and a great addition to any collection.

Helmut Gransow RCA CPE (1921-2000)

A Canadian painter, printmaker, draftsman, illustrator and educator, Helmut Gransow was born in Chemnitz, Germany and emigrated to Ontario, Canada in 1949. His home since 1950 has been Morin-Heights, Quebec, a town about 40 miles northwest of Montreal. He trained as a painter with Max Kraus at the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin, and studied design and painting at Stuttgart’s Werkschule Merz, and the Academy of Fine Arts in Karlsruhe, where his professors include Wilhelm Schnarrenberger and Otto Leible.

In 1949, Gransow emigrates to Canada, and settles the following year in the Laurentians, where his still lives and continues to create. Gransow has traveled extensively and painted in Canada, the U.S.A., Mexico, Germany, France, Yugoslavia, Portugal and Nigeria.

Gransow received the painting award of the Québec Exposition Provinciale (1958), the Art Gallery of Hamilton Purchase Award and an Honorable Mention at the Fourth Winnipeg show (1959). He also became a member elect of the Society of Canadian Painters, etchers and Engravers (C.P.E.) in 1955, the Canadian Society of Graphic Arts (S.G.A.) in 1961, and the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts (R.C.A.) in 1983.

Please don’t confuse our low starting bid or discounted price with the actual value of the piece.

Please note that most of the items we sell are vintage or antique, and therefore they have some imperfections due to age, wear, etc. Anything I consider significant I would mention in the description. I’m describing the items to the best of my knowledge, however please ask any verifying questions or additional photos prior to bidding.
Also note that we deal in fine art, not a framing business. We examine carefully the paintings but the frames we got them in come along just as complementary.


Shipping Details

Buyer pays cost of $49.50 shipping and handling for Continental US, $38.00 in Ontario and Quebec and $43.50 the rest of Canadian provinces.

We do ship worldwide. Please contact us for exact shipping cost to your country.

If you are planning to reframe the painting and therefore don’t need the existing frame, please let us know, so we could un-frame the painting and see if the shipping cost can be reduced.

If purchased outside of Canada, buyer is responsible for any customs and duty fees, should they be assessed, as each country has different import/customs regulations.

We are also trying to be cooperative with our customers in regards to theirs preferences in shipping issues.

We take great care in packing the items to make sure they arrive safely, and all of our items are fully insured. We do everything possible on our part to ensure safe shipping, but we cannot be responsible for the work of the Postal Services and any loss or damage caused by them; however we will assist with insurance claim if needed.

Payment Details

Payment is expected within 7 days after the end of the auction, unless other arrangements have been made.

Canadian residents please add 5% GST or 12-15% HST where applicable.

Canadian buyers are welcome to pay in Canadian funds at ACTUAL exchange rate, so each of us would save 2,5-3,5% on bank's exchange fees. Just let us know that you wish to pay in $C and we will send you an invoice, so you could pay either via PayPal or Interac e-Transfer.

Moreover, when you are paying us in Canadian funds via bank wire-transfer or Interac e-transfer it saves us about 5% on such transaction and we would gladly pass that to you in a form of equal discount.

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