Past Auction Highlights

Artwork by Dorothy Elsie Knowles, The River with Hills
DOROTHY ELSIE KNOWLES
The River with Hills

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled, dated May 8, 1986 and inscribed “AC-20-86” on the reverse
49.25 x 73.5 ins ( 125.1 x 186.7 cms )

Sold for $24,780.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Three Black Cats
MAUD LEWIS
Three Black Cats

mixed media on board
signed to the right
12 x 12.5 ins ( 30.5 x 31.8 cms )

Sold for $23,000.00
Sale date: September 20th 2017

Artwork by William Kurelek, Judas in Hell
WILLIAM KURELEK
Judas in Hell

mixed media on paper
dated 1961 on the Isaac’s Gallery label verso; titled on a remnant of the original framing (attached verso)
19.25 x 19 ins ( 48.9 x 48.3 cms ) ( subject )

Sold for $24,780.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Artwork by Ronald York Wilson, Untitled
RONALD YORK WILSON
Untitled

oil on canvas
signed lower right
52 x 80 ins ( 132.1 x 203.2 cms )

Sold for $22,420.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

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Artwork by Arthur Lismer, Neil’s Harbour, Cape Breton Island
ARTHUR LISMER
Neil’s Harbour, Cape Breton Island

oil on board
incised signature and dated 1946 lower right; signed, titled and dated July 1946 on the reverse
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Sold for $21,850.00
Sale date: November 23rd 2017

Artwork by Lawren Stewart Harris, Shacks
LAWREN STEWART HARRIS
Shacks

oil on panel
signed lower right
10 x 13 ins ( 25.4 x 33 cms )

Sold for $103,500.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Gershon Iskowitz, Violet - A
GERSHON ISKOWITZ
Violet - A

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1979 on the reverse
38 x 33 ins ( 96.5 x 83.8 cms )

Sold for $21,850.00
Sale date: November 25th 2015

Artwork by Ted Harrison, Carcross
TED HARRISON
Carcross

acrylic on board
signed and dated 1977 lower right; signed, titled, dated 1977 and inscribed “Whitehorse-Yukon” on a copy of a label affixed to the reverse
16.5 x 24 ins ( 41.9 x 61 cms )

Sold for $20,700.00
Sale date: December 14th 2016

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