Past Auction Highlights

Artwork by Tom Thomson, Evening, Pine Island
TOM THOMSON
Evening, Pine Island

oil on panel
Estate stamp lower right; Estate stamp and inscribed with title and dated “1914” on the reverse
10.5 x 8.5 ins ( 26.7 x 21.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,200,000.00$900,000.00 - $1,200,000.00
Price Realized $1,680,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

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 Alexander Young Jackson, Road to Madsen Mines
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Road to Madsen Mines

double-sided oil on board
signed lower right; titled on the reverse; a landscape of a lake shoreline on the reverse
10.5 x 13.5 ins ( 26.7 x 34.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00
Price Realized $28,800.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Marc Chagall, Le Cirque (M. 527)
MARC CHAGALL
Le Cirque (M. 527)

colour lithograph on arches wove paper
signed lower right and numbered 18/24 lower left
20.25 x 14.75 in ( 51.4 x 37.5 cm ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00
Price Realized $26,400.00
Sale date: May 30th 2024

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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 Alexander Young Jackson, Lagoon, Georgian Bay
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Lagoon, Georgian Bay

oil on panel
signed lower left; signed, titled and dated “August 1956” on the reverse
10.5 x 13.5 ins ( 26.7 x 34.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00
Price Realized $21,600.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Edward Ruscha, Mocha Standard
EDWARD RUSCHA
Mocha Standard

colour screenprint
signed, dated 1969 and numbered 15/100 in the margin
19.5 x 37 ins ( 49.5 x 94 cms )

Auction Estimate: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00
Price Realized $21,850.00
Sale date: September 17th 2014

Artwork by Harold Barling Town, Tyranny of the Corner (Hypothesis Set)
HAROLD BARLING TOWN
Tyranny of the Corner (Hypothesis Set)

oil and lucite on canvas
signed (twice), titled and dated 1962 (twice) on the reverse
81 x 74 ins ( 205.7 x 188 cms )

Auction Estimate: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00
Price Realized $20,700.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2016

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