Past Auction Highlights

Artwork by Bill Ronald Reid, Chief of the Undersea World
BILL RONALD REID
Chief of the Undersea World

22 karat gold sculpture
signed, dated 1983 and numbered 4/5; presented on a jade base (the weight of the gold is 145.1 grams)

4.5 x 2.25 x 1.25 ins ( 11.4 x 5.7 x 3.2 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $175,000.00$125,000.00 - $175,000.00
Price Realized $129,800.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Jean Paul Riopelle, D’avantage d’oiseaux
JEAN PAUL RIOPELLE
D’avantage d’oiseaux

litho collage laid on canvas
signed lower right; titled on the stretcher; dated 1967 on the gallery label on the reverse; catalogue raisonné #1967.011P.1967
36 x 29 ins ( 91.4 x 73.7 cms )

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

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Totem Poles, Kitwanga
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Totem Poles, Kitwanga

oil on panel
signed lower left; NJG Inventory No. 653 inscribed on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $90,000.00$70,000.00 - $90,000.00
Price Realized $192,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Barry's Bay
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Barry's Bay

oil on board
signed lower right; titled and dated 1968 on the reverse
9.25 x 11.25 in ( 23.5 x 28.6 cm )

Auction Estimate: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00
Price Realized $28,800.00
Sale date: May 30th 2024

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Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Manon
SOREL ETROG
Manon

bronze
stamped signature and edition (4/7) on the base
49.5 x 12.5 x 8.75 ins ( 125.7 x 31.8 x 22.2 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00
Price Realized $102,000.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Jacques Hurtubise, Rose Slush
JACQUES HURTUBISE
Rose Slush

oil on canvas (diptych)
signed and dated 1982 lower centre; signed, titled and dated on the reverse
40 x 60 ins ( 101.6 x 152.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00
Price Realized $28,800.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Frederick Grant Banting, Island, French River, Ontario
FREDERICK GRANT BANTING
Island, French River, Ontario

oil on board
signed lower right; titled to gallery label on the reverse; certified and dated “24-4-76” by Lady Henrietta E. Banting on a stamp on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $22,000.00$18,000.00 - $22,000.00
Price Realized $31,200.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Arthur Henry Howard Heming, The Caribou Hunter
ARTHUR HENRY HOWARD HEMING
The Caribou Hunter

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1930 lower right; signed and titled on the reverse of the frame
15 x 20 ins ( 38.1 x 50.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $10,000.00$8,000.00 - $10,000.00
Price Realized $20,400.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

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