Past Auction Highlights

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Column on Browns
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Column on Browns

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1965 on the reverse
80 x 64 ins ( 203.2 x 162.6 cms )

Sold for $870,000.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Tom Thomson, Daydreaming (Portrait of Thoreau MacDonald)
TOM THOMSON
Daydreaming (Portrait of Thoreau MacDonald)

oil on panel
a pencil sketch of a boy on the reverse, inscribed on the reverse “Drawing and oil by Tom Thomson, looks about 1913-14, Thoreau MacDonald”; circa 1914

7.5 x 11.5 ins ( 19.1 x 29.2 cms )

Sold for $172,500.00
Sale date: November 29th 2013

Artwork by James Edward Hervey MacDonald, Agawa Canyon, Algoma
JAMES EDWARD HERVEY MACDONALD
Agawa Canyon, Algoma

oil on board
signed and titled on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Sold for $42,480.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Small Chair (Hand)
SOREL ETROG
Small Chair (Hand)

bronze
stamped signature and edition (1/7)
17 x 9.5 x 9.5 ins ( 43.2 x 24.1 x 24.1 cms ) ( overall )

Sold for $18,000.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

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Past Auction Highlights

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Arden Village
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Arden Village

oil on board
signed lower right; signed (twice), titled (twice) and dated 1957 on the reverse
9.25 x 11.25 ins ( 23.5 x 28.6 cms )

Sold for $35,400.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

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

Artwork by William Kurelek, Stop Thief!
WILLIAM KURELEK
Stop Thief!

mixed media on board
signed with monogram and dated 1974 lower right; titled on the reverse
7.25 x 8.75 ins ( 18.4 x 22.2 cms )

Sold for $34,500.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Five Colour Prints (1965 Portfolio)
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Five Colour Prints (1965 Portfolio)

complete set of five colour serigraphs
“Red Sash- New York 1962”, “Red Stripes- New York 1962”, “Red Orange Green- 1963”, “Nice Pink- 1965”, “Stripes to the Right- 1965”; each signed, dated 1965 and numbered 57/100, housed in the original portfolio
26 x 20.5 ins ( 66 x 52.1 cms ) ( each )

Sold for $57,500.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

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