Past Auction Highlights

Artwork by Lawren Stewart Harris, Shacks
LAWREN STEWART HARRIS
Shacks

oil on panel
signed lower right
10 x 13 ins ( 25.4 x 33 cms )

Auction Estimate: $80,000.00$60,000.00 - $80,000.00
Price Realized $103,500.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Marcelle Ferron, Titre indéterminé (Librairie tranquille)
MARCELLE FERRON
Titre indéterminé (Librairie tranquille)

oil on board
dated 1949 on the reverse
9.75 x 14.5 ins ( 24.8 x 36.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$12,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $31,200.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by Cornelius Krieghoff, The Royal Mail Crossing the St. Lawrence
CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF
The Royal Mail Crossing the St. Lawrence

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1860 lower left
17 x 24 ins ( 43.2 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300,000.00$200,000.00 - $300,000.00
Price Realized $408,000.00
Sale date: June 8th 2023

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Tadenac, November
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Tadenac, November

oil on canvas
signed lower right; titled on the frame “Tadenac, November-Georgian Bay” and inscribed “Pickering College” (three times) and “Newmarket” on the stretcher, NJG Inventory No. 1710
40.25 x 38.25 ins ( 102.2 x 97.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $600,000.00$400,000.00 - $600,000.00
Price Realized $936,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

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Artwork by Alex Simeon Janvier, Hometown Fans
ALEX SIMEON JANVIER
Hometown Fans

acrylic on canvas
signed lower right; titled, dated 1981 and inscribed “CLX-44” on the reverse
18 x 24 ins ( 45.7 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00
Price Realized $28,800.00
Sale date: June 8th 2023

Artwork by Peleg Franklin Brownell, By-ward Market
PELEG FRANKLIN BROWNELL
By-ward Market

oil on panel
signed lower right; titled and dated circa 1916 on the exhibition label on the reverse; titled “Winter Afternoon, The Hay Market, Ottawa” on the gallery label on the reverse
14 x 22 ins ( 35.6 x 55.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $40,000.00$30,000.00 - $40,000.00
Price Realized $28,800.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

Artwork by Marcelle Ferron, Sans titre
MARCELLE FERRON
Sans titre

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1960 lower left; signed (twice) and dated 1960 on the reverse
74.75 x 98.5 ins ( 189.9 x 250.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $750,000.00$550,000.00 - $750,000.00
Price Realized $1,260,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

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

oil on masonite
signed to the right
12 x 15.75 ins ( 30.5 x 40 cms )

Auction Estimate: $9,000.00$7,000.00 - $9,000.00
Price Realized $36,800.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

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