Past Auction Highlights

Artwork by Rita Letendre, Abstraction
RITA LETENDRE
Abstraction

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1974 lower right; signed, titled indistinctly and dated on the reverse; unframed
40 x 60 ins ( 101.6 x 152.4 cms )

Sold for $25,960.00
Sale date: September 24th 2020

Artwork by Kazuo Nakamura, Solitude
KAZUO NAKAMURA
Solitude

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1973 lower right; titled and dated “September 6, 1973” on a label on the reverse
24 x 30 ins ( 61 x 76.2 cms )

Sold for $28,320.00
Sale date: September 24th 2020

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Sundown - Lake Rosseau
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Sundown - Lake Rosseau

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated “July 26/81” on the reverse

12 x 15 ins ( 30.5 x 38.1 cms )

Sold for $20,060.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Artwork by William Hodd McElcheran, Smug Man
WILLIAM HODD MCELCHERAN
Smug Man

bronze sculpture
signed, dated 1994 and numbered 1/9 on the base (incised)
28.5 x 11 x 18 ins ( 72.4 x 27.9 x 45.7 cms ) ( overall )

Sold for $21,240.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

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Artwork by William Kurelek, The Grouse Mountain Sky Ride
WILLIAM KURELEK
The Grouse Mountain Sky Ride

mixed media on board
signed with initials and dated 1973 lower right; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
30 x 18 ins ( 76.2 x 45.7 cms )

Sold for $60,000.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté, Near Arthabaska at Dusk
MARC-AURÈLE DE FOY SUZOR-COTÉ
Near Arthabaska at Dusk

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1922 lower right
20 x 27 ins ( 50.8 x 68.6 cms )

Sold for $23,600.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

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 Nicholas de Grandmaison, Untitled (Indian with Pipe)
NICHOLAS DE GRANDMAISON
Untitled (Indian with Pipe)

pastel on paper
20 x 15 ins ( 50.8 x 38.1 cms )

Sold for $20,125.00
Sale date: June 18th 2013

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