Exceptional Results

This page provides details of a selection of works of art which achieved exceptional results in our past auctions. Select an artwork below for further details. All posted results include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Karel Appel, Self-Portrait
KAREL APPEL
Self-Portrait

gouache and collage on paper
signed and dated 1971 lower right
39 x 28 ins ( 99.1 x 71.1 cms )

Sold for $23,000.00
Sale date: June 25th 2014

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 )

Sold for $23,000.00
Sale date: September 20th 2017

Artwork by William Kurelek, Snow Showers and Horses Foraging
WILLIAM KURELEK
Snow Showers and Horses Foraging

gouache
signed with monogram and dated 1966 lower right
14 x 18.75 ins ( 35.6 x 47.6 cms )

Sold for $23,000.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Rita Letendre, Rencontre
RITA LETENDRE
Rencontre

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1964 on the reverse
18 x 20 ins ( 45.7 x 50.8 cms )

Sold for $23,000.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

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 )

Sold for $23,000.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Jean-Philippe Dallaire, Portrait of a Woman
JEAN-PHILIPPE DALLAIRE
Portrait of a Woman

oil on board
signed and dated 1938 lower right; signed, dated 1938 and inscribed “Ottawa, Ont. Canada” on the reverse
22 x 19 ins ( 55.9 x 48.3 cms )

Sold for $23,000.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by William Kurelek, Geese Flying South, Coniston, Ontario
WILLIAM KURELEK
Geese Flying South, Coniston, Ontario

mixed media on board
signed with monogram and dated 1966 lower right
12.5 x 24.25 ins ( 31.8 x 61.6 cms )

Sold for $23,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2016

Artwork by James Wilson Morrice, Study for “The Pond, West Indies” (circa 1916-1919)
JAMES WILSON MORRICE
Study for “The Pond, West Indies” (circa 1916-1919)

watercolour
signed lower left; inscribed “In Trinidad” on the reverse of the card; inscribed “Trinidad, Pond with Palms and Two Figures” on the reverse of the framing; F.R. Heaton Estate No.128
12.75 x 8.5 ins ( 32.4 x 21.6 cms ) ( sight )

Sold for $22,420.00
Sale date: September 24th 2020

Artwork by Gershon Iskowitz, Violet - A
GERSHON ISKOWITZ
Violet - A

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1979 on the reverse
38 x 33 ins ( 96.5 x 83.8 cms )

Sold for $21,850.00
Sale date: November 25th 2015

Artwork by Andy Warhol, The Shadow
ANDY WARHOL
The Shadow

screenprint on lenox museum board
signed and numbered 9/200 in pencil lower right; stamped “Copyright Andy Warhol 1981, Publisher Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc., New York” on the reverse; Printed by Rupert Jasen Smith, New York
38 x 38 ins ( 96.5 x 96.5 cms )

Sold for $18,530.00
Sale date: September 24th 2015

Artwork by William Hodd McElcheran, Smug Man
WILLIAM HODD MCELCHERAN
Smug Man

bronze sculpture
signed, dated 1994 and numbered 1/9 on the base (incised)
28.5 x 11 x 18 ins ( 72.4 x 27.9 x 45.7 cms ) ( overall )

Sold for $21,240.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Artwork by Arthur Lismer, Tumbled Rocks, Georgian Bay
ARTHUR LISMER
Tumbled Rocks, Georgian Bay

oil on board
signed and dated 1946 lower centre; signed, titled and dated 1946 on a label on the reverse
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Sold for $20,700.00
Sale date: November 25th 2015

Artwork by Ted Harrison, Carcross
TED HARRISON
Carcross

acrylic on board
signed and dated 1977 lower right; signed, titled, dated 1977 and inscribed “Whitehorse-Yukon” on a copy of a label affixed to the reverse
16.5 x 24 ins ( 41.9 x 61 cms )

Sold for $20,700.00
Sale date: December 14th 2016

Artwork by Robert Wakeham Pilot, Village in Winter
ROBERT WAKEHAM PILOT
Village in Winter

oil on canvas
signed lower right
22 x 28 ins ( 55.9 x 71.1 cms )

Sold for $20,700.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

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 )

Sold for $20,700.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2016

Previous Auctions

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Prints of Sampson Matthews (& Related Work) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 17, 2021
 
Books & Reference (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 17, 2021
 
Canadian & International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 17, 2021
 
People & Places
Sale Closed: July 20, 2021
 
Prints & Works on Paper
Sale Closed: July 20, 2021
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Spring Auction of International Art
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: June 9, 2021
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Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 1, 2021
 
From the Estate of William Ronald (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 1, 2021
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 27, 2021
 
April Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 27, 2021
 
Canadian & International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 30, 2021
 
Indigenous & Inuit Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 30, 2021
 
Works on Paper, Prints & Books (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 23, 2021
 
From the Archives of Sampson-Matthews Ltd. (& Related Material) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 23, 2021
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 2, 2021
 
Artwork from a Canadian Private Collection (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 15, 2020
 
Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 15, 2020
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: December 3, 2020
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Canadian & International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 17, 2020
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 27, 2020
 
Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 29, 2020
 
Live Auction of Important Canadian & International Art
Sale Closed: September 24, 2020
 
Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 11, 2020
 
Works on Paper, Prints & Books (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 14, 2020
 
Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 23, 2020
 
Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 2, 2020
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 12, 2020
 
Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 14, 2020
 
Works on Paper, Prints & Books (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 18, 2020
 
From the Collection of Paul Duval (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 28, 2020
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 19, 2019
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 28, 2019
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 20, 2018
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 29, 2018
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 23, 2017
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 25, 2017
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 22, 2016
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 31, 2016
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 25, 2015
 
Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 28, 2015
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 28, 2014
 
Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 29, 2014
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 29, 2013
 

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