Past Auction Highlights

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Train through Town
MAUD LEWIS
Train through Town

mixed media on board
signed lower right
12 x 14 ins ( 30.5 x 35.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $18,000.00$14,000.00 - $18,000.00
Price Realized $20,060.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Great Medicine Horned Owl, 1985
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Great Medicine Horned Owl, 1985

acrylic on canvas
signed in syllabics lower right; signed with initials, titled and inscribed “Symbol or sign of the Ojibwa; Midawiin Medicine Society of the three fires” on the reverse
36 x 30 in ( 91.4 x 76.2 cm )

Auction Estimate: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00
Price Realized $66,000.00
Sale date: May 30th 2024

Artwork by James Edward Hervey MacDonald, Stormy Weather, Georgian Bay
JAMES EDWARD HERVEY MACDONALD
Stormy Weather, Georgian Bay

oil on board
signed, dated 1912 and inscribed “Georgian Bay” & “south point of Dr. McCallum’s island looking west” on the reverse; inscribed with the title, date “Oct. 1912” and certified by Thoreau MacDonald on the reverse
4.25 x 7 ins ( 10.8 x 17.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$10,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $55,200.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by Gershon Iskowitz, Spring Yellows - B
GERSHON ISKOWITZ
Spring Yellows - B

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1982 on the reverse
39 x 34 ins ( 99.1 x 86.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $22,000.00$18,000.00 - $22,000.00
Price Realized $18,400.00
Sale date: November 23rd 2017

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Artwork by Frederick Grant Banting, Cobalt
FREDERICK GRANT BANTING
Cobalt

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated “Oct. 1932” on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00
Price Realized $44,840.00
Sale date: September 24th 2020

Artwork by James Wilson Morrice, À Venise (Study for “Red Houses, Venice”)
JAMES WILSON MORRICE
À Venise (Study for “Red Houses, Venice”)

oil on wood panel
signed lower left; titled and inscribed “J.W. Morrice”, “Bordeaux”, “chez M. Guichardaz 29 Rue T. Dragon”, “G. Lege...” on the reverse; stamped “Emilio Aikelin/Via 22 Marzo N. 2578/Venezia” (inversed) on the reverse; inscribed “Morrice. 2.” on a P. Ferret label on the reverse (stamped faintly “Salon de Bordeaux 1911”
13 x 9.25 ins ( 33 x 23.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $120,000.00$90,000.00 - $120,000.00
Price Realized $312,000.00
Sale date: June 8th 2023

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Early Morning, Harrington, Que., 1968
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Early Morning, Harrington, Que., 1968

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1968 on the reverse; also signed on a label on the reverse
12 x 15 ins ( 30.5 x 38.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00
Price Realized $22,800.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

Artwork by Francis Newton Souza, Portrait (1984)
FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA
Portrait (1984)

gouache
signed and dated 1984 upper right; unframed
24 x 18 ins ( 61 x 45.7 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized $40,800.00
Sale date: November 7th 2023

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