"Spring Flight" Limited Edition of 495 Framed Canvas Print by Benjamin Chee Chee 16-1/2" x 13"

$175.00 CAD

This beautifully flowing work of art embodies the distinctive graphic style of the late Benjamin Chee Chee. His work is timeless and is at home in any contemporary space as well as very collectible with originals selling for well into the thousands. Two acrylic paintings on paper, both entitled Goose, recently sold for over $10,000 each.

Among our curator's favourites, "Spring Flight" is featured in a gallery wall in Susan's dining room along with other Chee Chee classics.   

Available in your choice of styles:

  • Ready-to-hang Museum-Wrapped Canvas Unframed
  • Ready-to-hang Museum-Wrapped Canvas Framed in an elegant Floater Frame in your choice of Antique Gold, Brushed Silver, Classic Black, Cherry Brown or Expresso Brown. Museum-wrapped canvas measures 16-1/2" x 13" and in the frame it measures 16-3/4" x 13-1/4".  
  • Print on Fine Art Paper Matted and Framed in your choice of Classic Black or Cappuccino (not shown) Decorative Frame. Overall measurement 26-1/4" x 23-3/4"
  • Print on Fine Art Paper Unmatted for custom framing. Please inquire below.
  • Print on Unstretched Canvas Unmatted for custom framing. Please inquire below.

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About Benjamin Chee Chee (March 26, 1944 to March 14, 1977)

Cultural Background: Ojibway, Temagami Reserve, Bear Island Ontario  

Born in Temagami, Ontario, Chee Chee largely taught himself to draw and paint. His father died when he was two months old and he lost track of his mother. One reason behind his drive for success as a painter was his ambition to be reunited with her.

He was a prominent member of the second generation of Woodland Indian painters, a native art movement that began in the early 1960s and has since become one of the important art schools in Canada. Unlike many of his contemporaries, Chee Chee pursued an economical graphic style, a reduction of line and image more in keeping with mainstream international modern art.

At the age of thirty-two and at the height of a new found success as an artist and printmaker Chee Chee died tragically by committing suicide.

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