Past Auction Highlights

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Summer Afternoon/The Lovers
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Summer Afternoon/The Lovers

oil on board
signed and dated 1951 lower right
30 x 40 ins ( 76.2 x 101.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $40,000.00$30,000.00 - $40,000.00
Price Realized $28,320.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Gordon Appelbe Smith, West Coast #2 (1974)
GORDON APPELBE SMITH
West Coast #2 (1974)

acrylic on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled, inscribed “April” and stamped with the artist’s name on the stretcher; dated 1974 on the gallery label on the reverse
56 x 65 ins ( 142.2 x 165.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00
Price Realized $40,120.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Angry Man
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Angry Man

oil on board
signed and dated 1951 lower right; signed, titled and dated (mistakenly) 1961 on the reverse and upon the Jack Bush Art Estate label; inscribed “P-1” on a second label affixed to the reverse
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00
Price Realized $38,400.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Paul Kane, Lodges Near Fort Vancouver, 1847
PAUL KANE
Lodges Near Fort Vancouver, 1847

watercolour
titled lower centre, catalogue raisonné no. IV-397a
5.5 x 9.25 in ( 14 x 23.5 cm ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $175,000.00$125,000.00 - $175,000.00
Price Realized $125,000.00
Sale date: May 30th 2024

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Artwork by Anne Douglas Savage, Saint-Sauveur-des-Monts
ANNE DOUGLAS SAVAGE
Saint-Sauveur-des-Monts

oil on board
signed lower left; titled on the reverse
6.5 x 8.25 ins ( 16.5 x 21 cms )

Auction Estimate: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00
Price Realized $48,000.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

Artwork by Albert Henry Robinson, Saint-Siméon
ALBERT HENRY ROBINSON
Saint-Siméon

oil on panel
signed lower right
8.25 x 10.5 ins ( 21 x 26.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $40,000.00$30,000.00 - $40,000.00
Price Realized $84,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Boats at a Wharf
MAUD LEWIS
Boats at a Wharf

mixed media on board
signed lower left
12 x 14 ins ( 30.5 x 35.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $22,000.00$18,000.00 - $22,000.00
Price Realized $24,000.00
Sale date: March 21st 2023

Artwork by Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Vieille maison
MARC-AURÈLE FORTIN
Vieille maison

oil on canvas
signed lower right
16 x 16.75 ins ( 40.6 x 42.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00
Price Realized $25,960.00
Sale date: September 24th 2020

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