Past Auction Highlights

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Cow in Springtime
MAUD LEWIS
Cow in Springtime

mixed media on board
signed lower right
11.5 x 11 ins ( 29.2 x 27.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $18,000.00$14,000.00 - $18,000.00
Price Realized $26,550.00
Sale date: December 12th 2019

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Carriage Ride Through Town
MAUD LEWIS
Carriage Ride Through Town

oil on board
signed lower right
11.25 x 12 ins ( 28.6 x 30.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00
Price Realized $38,400.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by Bill Ronald Reid, Bear Cub Pendant (1990)
BILL RONALD REID
Bear Cub Pendant (1990)


22k gold pendant with abalone inlay and 18k gold clasp

hand signed, dated 1990 and numbered 2/15 on the reverse
1 x .75 ins ( 2.5 x 1.9 cms ) ( including clasp )

Auction Estimate: $50,000.00$30,000.00 - $50,000.00
Price Realized $47,200.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Christo and Jeanne-Claude , Arc De Triomphe Wrapped (Project for Paris)(Schellman 144)
CHRISTO AND JEANNE-CLAUDE
Arc De Triomphe Wrapped (Project for Paris)(Schellman 144)


lithograph in colours with collage of broadcloth, thread, and city map with hand-colouring and charcoal editions mounted on board (as issued)
signed, numbered LP 12/20 and dated 1989 lower right; Printer: Landfall Press, Chicago; Publisher: Torsten Lilja, Stockholm
28 x 22 ins ( 71.1 x 55.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $16,000.00$12,000.00 - $16,000.00
Price Realized $22,800.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

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Artwork by John Hartman, Red Pool
JOHN HARTMAN
Red Pool

oil on board (triptych)
signed with initial lower right on the right panel; signed, titled and dated 1996 on the reverse of each panel
24 x 64.5 ins ( 61 x 163.8 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$10,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $22,800.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Jean Paul Riopelle, Composition
JEAN PAUL RIOPELLE
Composition

oil on paper on canvas
signed and dated 1958 lower right; catalogue raisonné no. 1958.060P
30.5 x 22 in ( 77.5 x 55.9 cm )

Auction Estimate: $50,000.00$30,000.00 - $50,000.00
Price Realized $55,200.00
Sale date: May 30th 2024

Artwork by Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Ste. Rose paysage
MARC-AURÈLE FORTIN
Ste. Rose paysage

oil on board
signed on the reverse; dated 1939 on the gallery label on the reverse
21.5 x 23.5 ins ( 54.6 x 59.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $80,000.00$60,000.00 - $80,000.00
Price Realized $70,800.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Animal Unity
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Animal Unity

acrylic on canvas
signed in syllabics lower right
50 x 108 ins ( 127 x 274.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $90,000.00$70,000.00 - $90,000.00
Price Realized $312,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

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