Past Auction Highlights

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Montreal River, Algoma, 1919
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Montreal River, Algoma, 1919

oil on wood
signed lower left; signed, titled, dated 1919 and inscribed “35.00” on the reverse; inscribed “To Jane Stewart Fifteen Years Since Oct. 25. 1924”; inscribed “Told us this was the exact spot from when J. E. MacDonald painted ‘The Solemn Land’”; NJG Inventory No. 2405 on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $40,000.00$30,000.00 - $40,000.00
Price Realized $72,000.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

Artwork by Bertram Richard Brooker, Creation
BERTRAM RICHARD BROOKER
Creation

oil on board
titled and the estate stamp on the reverse
24 x 17 ins ( 61 x 43.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00
Price Realized $23,000.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by David Brown Milne, Tin Basin, Flowers in a Prospector’s Cabin II, 1929
DAVID BROWN MILNE
Tin Basin, Flowers in a Prospector’s Cabin II, 1929

oil on canvas
Milne catalogue raisonné no.208.22
16.5 x 20.5 ins ( 41.9 x 52.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $80,000.00$60,000.00 - $80,000.00
Price Realized $168,000.00
Sale date: June 8th 2023

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Shaman in Repose, circa 1991-1992
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Shaman in Repose, circa 1991-1992

acrylic on canvas (diptych)
signed in syllabics lower left; titled and with Kinsman Robinson inventory number on the reverse
47.5 x 47.25 in ( 120.7 x 120 cm ) ( each canvas )

Auction Estimate: $80,000.00$70,000.00 - $80,000.00
Price Realized $43,200.00
Sale date: June 25th 2024

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Past Auction Highlights

Artwork by Henry Mortikar Rosenberg, Girls Gathering Firewood, circa 1886
HENRY MORTIKAR ROSENBERG
Girls Gathering Firewood, circa 1886

oil on canvas
signed and inscribed “Halifax” lower left
20 x 24 ins ( 50.8 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized $26,400.00
Sale date: June 8th 2023

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Maple Saplings
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Maple Saplings

oil on board
signed lower right; signed and dated 1979 on the reverse; signed and titled on a label on the reverse
12 x 15 ins ( 30.5 x 38.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $22,000.00$18,000.00 - $22,000.00
Price Realized $24,000.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Annunciation
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Annunciation

oil on board
signed and dated 1951 lower left; signed, titled and dated 1951 on “Jack Bush Art Estate” label on the reverse
50 x 37 ins ( 127 x 94 cms )

Auction Estimate: $40,000.00$30,000.00 - $40,000.00
Price Realized $52,800.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Winter, Ste. Tite des Caps
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Winter, Ste. Tite des Caps

oil on board
signed lower right; signed and titled 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 $31,200.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

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