Past Auction Highlights

Artwork by Karel Appel, Self-Portrait
KAREL APPEL
Self-Portrait

gouache and collage on paper
signed and dated 1971 lower right
39 x 28 ins ( 99.1 x 71.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00
Price Realized $23,000.00
Sale date: June 25th 2014

Artwork by Tom Thomson, Ragged Oaks, 1916
TOM THOMSON
Ragged Oaks, 1916

oil on panel
Estate stamp lower right; Estate stamp and inscribed “M. Thomson”, “134” and “23” on the reverse; inscribed with title, “Not for Sale” and “16” on a label on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,500,000.00$1,000,000.00 - $1,500,000.00
Price Realized $1,800,000.00
Sale date: June 8th 2023

Artwork by Cornelius Krieghoff, Going to Market
CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF
Going to Market

oil on canvas
signed lower right
13.25 x 11.75 ins ( 33.7 x 29.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00
Price Realized $25,300.00
Sale date: November 23rd 2017

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

bronze
stamped signature and edition (1/7)
17 x 9.5 x 9.5 ins ( 43.2 x 24.1 x 24.1 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $25,000.00$20,000.00 - $25,000.00
Price Realized $18,000.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

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Artwork by Arthur Lismer, A September Gale, Georgian Bay, 1921
ARTHUR LISMER
A September Gale, Georgian Bay, 1921

oil on wood
signed and dated 1921 lower right; signed and titled on the reverse
11.5 x 16 ins ( 29.2 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $150,000.00$100,000.00 - $150,000.00
Price Realized $432,000.00
Sale date: June 8th 2023

Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, The Parade
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
The Parade

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed and titled on the reverse
14 x 18 ins ( 35.6 x 45.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $18,000.00$14,000.00 - $18,000.00
Price Realized $24,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by David Brown Milne, Young Cedars (1919)
DAVID BROWN MILNE
Young Cedars (1919)

oil on canvas
signed and dated “Dec. 25, ‘19” lower right; titled and inscribed “Loaned by Mrs I.H. Weldon” on the stretcher (by Douglas Duncan); Milne catalogue raisonné no. 201.10
18 x 22.25 ins ( 45.7 x 56.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $350,000.00$250,000.00 - $350,000.00
Price Realized $792,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Algonquin Park
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Algonquin Park

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1943 on the reverse
9.25 x 11.25 ins ( 23.5 x 28.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $40,000.00$30,000.00 - $40,000.00
Price Realized $29,900.00
Sale date: November 23rd 2017

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