Past Auction Highlights

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

mixed media on board
signed to the right
12 x 12.5 ins ( 30.5 x 31.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$10,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $23,000.00
Sale date: September 20th 2017

Artwork by Frederick Arthur Verner, Elk Browsing
FREDERICK ARTHUR VERNER
Elk Browsing

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1888 lower right
24 x 36 ins ( 61 x 91.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $40,000.00$30,000.00 - $40,000.00
Price Realized $27,500.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by David Brown Milne, Hotel and Butcher Shop (Queen’s Hotel on a Dark Day)
DAVID BROWN MILNE
Hotel and Butcher Shop (Queen’s Hotel on a Dark Day)

oil on canvas
signed upper right and dated “July 1931” upper left; titled “Hotel and Butcher Shop” and “27” inscribed on the reverse; Milne catalogue raisonné no. 302.73
16.25 x 20.25 ins ( 41.3 x 51.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $80,000.00$60,000.00 - $80,000.00
Price Realized $72,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, North Shore, Quebec
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
North Shore, Quebec

oil on canvas
signed lower right
22.25 x 26.25 in ( 56.5 x 66.7 cm )

Auction Estimate: $100,000.00$80,000.00 - $100,000.00
Price Realized $90,000.00
Sale date: May 30th 2024

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Artwork by Charles Jones Way, Niagara Falls
CHARLES JONES WAY
Niagara Falls

watercolour
signed, dated 1864 and inscribed “5” lower left
30 x 48 ins ( 76.2 x 121.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00
Price Realized $24,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, The Broken Window
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
The Broken Window

oil on masonite
signed and dated 1950 upper left; “Jack Bush Art Estate” and “Jack Bush Heritage Corporation” labels attached to the reverse
26 x 20 ins ( 66 x 50.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00
Price Realized $23,600.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Artwork by Walter Joseph Phillips, York Boat on Lake Winnipeg, 1930
WALTER JOSEPH PHILLIPS
York Boat on Lake Winnipeg, 1930

colour woodcut on paper
signed, titled and numbered 145/150 in the lower margin
10.25 x 13.75 in ( 26 x 34.9 cm )

Auction Estimate: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00
Price Realized $31,200.00
Sale date: May 30th 2024

Artwork by Peter Clapham Sheppard, Painting Muskoka Rapids (Self Portrait)
PETER CLAPHAM SHEPPARD
Painting Muskoka Rapids (Self Portrait)

oil on board
signed lower right; titled and dated 1932 with the artist’s estate stamp on the reverse
13 x 16 ins ( 33 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $20,400.00
Sale date: July 20th 2021

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