Past Auction Highlights

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 )

Auction Estimate: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00
Price Realized $60,000.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

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 )

Auction Estimate: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00
Price Realized $42,480.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Artwork by Samuel Borenstein, White Flowers and Dark Background
SAMUEL BORENSTEIN
White Flowers and Dark Background

oil on canvas
signed lower left; signed on the reverse; signed, titled and dated 1958 on the stretcher
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $18,000.00$14,000.00 - $18,000.00
Price Realized $22,420.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Artwork by James Edward Hervey MacDonald, Surf, Barbados, B.W.I.
JAMES EDWARD HERVEY MACDONALD
Surf, Barbados, B.W.I.

oil on board
signed with initials lower left; signed, titled and inscribed “Barbados ‘32” on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00
Price Realized $21,600.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

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

mixed media on board
signed to the right
11.5 x 12.5 ins ( 29.2 x 31.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$12,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $21,240.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Philip Henry Howard Surrey, Saint Henri Tavern
PHILIP HENRY HOWARD SURREY
Saint Henri Tavern

oil on board
signed upper left
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized $28,920.00
Sale date: June 24th 2021

Artwork by Bertram Richard Brooker, Still Life with Apples and Glass
BERTRAM RICHARD BROOKER
Still Life with Apples and Glass

oil on board
signed lower right
11.5 x 15 ins ( 29.2 x 38.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$9,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized $20,400.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Ozias Leduc, Nature morte au livre (Crépuscule de Michel-Ange)
OZIAS LEDUC
Nature morte au livre (Crépuscule de Michel-Ange)

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1940 lower right
16 x 24 ins ( 40.6 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $70,000.00$50,000.00 - $70,000.00
Price Realized $45,600.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

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