Past Auction Highlights

Artwork by James Williamson Galloway Macdonald, Daybreak (Modality Series)
JAMES WILLIAMSON GALLOWAY MACDONALD
Daybreak (Modality Series)

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1936 lower left; signed and titled on the reverse; signed, titled and inscribed “May Morning” on the stretcher
21.75 x 17.5 ins ( 55.2 x 44.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $90,000.00$70,000.00 - $90,000.00
Price Realized $69,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2016

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

bronze
stamped signature and editioned 2/7
17.5 x 9.5 x 8.5 ins ( 44.5 x 24.1 x 21.6 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $25,000.00$20,000.00 - $25,000.00
Price Realized $28,320.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Frederick Grant Banting, Island Landscape
FREDERICK GRANT BANTING
Island Landscape

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

Auction Estimate: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00
Price Realized $42,480.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Horse-Drawn Carriage
MAUD LEWIS
Horse-Drawn Carriage

mixed media on board
signed lower right
9 x 11 ins ( 22.9 x 27.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$12,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $25,300.00
Sale date: November 23rd 2017

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Past Auction Highlights

Artwork by Lawren Stewart Harris, Algoma
LAWREN STEWART HARRIS
Algoma

graphite on paper
3.75 x 5 ins ( 9.5 x 12.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00
Price Realized $25,960.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Harold Barling Town, Tyranny of the Corner (Hypothesis Set)
HAROLD BARLING TOWN
Tyranny of the Corner (Hypothesis Set)

oil and lucite on canvas
signed (twice), titled and dated 1962 (twice) on the reverse
81 x 74 ins ( 205.7 x 188 cms )

Auction Estimate: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00
Price Realized $20,700.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2016

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, October Morning, Épisy (1909)
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
October Morning, Épisy (1909)

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled, dated 1909 and inscribed “810”, “2158”, “Exhibited at Montreal, Toronto, Halifax, Liverpool”, “No. 1” and “His Frame” (struck) on the stretcher; titled and inscribed “Owned by EJ Jackson, Lethbridge” on a label on the stretcher
21.5 x 25.5 ins ( 54.6 x 64.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $80,000.00$60,000.00 - $80,000.00
Price Realized $90,000.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by George Franklin Arbuckle, True Lover’s Leap, Newfoundland
GEORGE FRANKLIN ARBUCKLE
True Lover’s Leap, Newfoundland

oil on canvas
signed lower right
30 x 40 ins ( 76.2 x 101.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized $30,680.00
Sale date: November 28th 2019

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