Roland Gissing

Canadian (1895 - 1967)

Roland Gissing was a Canadian painter.
Based on records, Roland Gissing's estimated art value is C$20,000 (*)

Roland Gissing's work could be available for sale at public auction with prices in the range of C$10,000 - C$25,000, or even much higher.

From records, the highest price paid at auction for an oil painting work attributed to Roland Gissing (1895-1967) was C$15,500 - paid for "Range Country; 1960" at Hodgins in Calgary on Tue, Jun 1, 2010. has 512 auction art sale records for their oil painting results, with prices in the range of C$10,000 to C$25,000.

Saskatchewan NAC Auction House Biography and Notes

Roland Gissing was an English-born artist, best known for his prolific paintings of Western Canadian landscapes. Born in Worcester, England on May 14, 1895, Gissing studied at George Watson's College in Edinburgh, Scotland. He arrived in Calgary in 1913 at age 18. Leonard Richmond, a prominent British artist painting locally for the CPR acted as Gissing's art instructor. In 1929, Roland Gissing first showcased his paintings at an exhibition at the Calgary Public Library. In the early 1930s, Gissing began working in oils, often depicting scenes of the natural landscapes of Alberta. While trained in traditional styles his work visually transformed, over time, achieving his trademark style.

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