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 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 )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$12,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $25,000.00$20,000.00 - $25,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

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

Artwork by Peter Clapham Sheppard, Painting Muskoka Rapids (Self Portrait)
PETER CLAPHAM SHEPPARD
Painting Muskoka Rapids (Self Portrait)

oil on board
signed lower right; titled and dated 1932 with the artist’s estate stamp on the reverse
13 x 16 ins ( 33 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $20,400.00
Sale date: July 20th 2021

Artwork by Frederick Horsman Varley, Mabou - Cape Breton
FREDERICK HORSMAN VARLEY
Mabou - Cape Breton

oil on canvas board
signed lower right; titled and Varley Inventory Number (441) stamped 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 $19,550.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Marc Chagall, Hyménée from Daphnis and Chloé (Cramer 46, Mourlot 349)
MARC CHAGALL
Hyménée from Daphnis and Chloé (Cramer 46, Mourlot 349)

colour lithograph
signed and numbered 56/60 within the lower margin; Published by Tériade, Paris
21 x 29.5 ins ( 53.3 x 74.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $18,000.00$12,000.00 - $18,000.00
Price Realized $18,000.00
Sale date: June 24th 2021

Artwork by John Graham Coughtry, Moreno
JOHN GRAHAM COUGHTRY
Moreno

oil on canvas
signed (twice), titled, dated “April, May 1982” & ‘82 (twice) and inscribed “For Myron Swartz” on the reverse
54 x 48 ins ( 137.2 x 121.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00
Price Realized $18,000.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Sombre Day, Lake of Bays
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Sombre Day, Lake of Bays

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

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$12,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $17,250.00
Sale date: March 8th 2017

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Three Black Cats
MAUD LEWIS
Three Black Cats

oil on masonite
signed on the right
12.25 x 14.25 ins ( 31.1 x 36.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized $17,250.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Gulf of St. Lawrence
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Gulf of St. Lawrence

ink & watercolour, heightened with white
signed lower right, titled with notations in the margins; signed, titled and inscribed “Gulf of St. Lawrence (Beston); Illustration for The St. Lawrence, Rivers of America”, “A.Y. Jackson, Studio Bldg., Severn St., Toronto” and “To Farrar and Rinehart, 232 Madison Ave., New York” on the reverse
7.25 x 10.5 ins ( 18.4 x 26.7 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$12,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $14,950.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by William Kurelek, Mexican Coconut Factory
WILLIAM KURELEK
Mexican Coconut Factory

mixed media on board
signed with initials lower right; titled on the reverse
12.25 x 5.5 ins ( 31.1 x 14 cms )

Auction Estimate: $9,000.00$7,000.00 - $9,000.00
Price Realized $11,520.00
Sale date: March 30th 2021

Artwork by David Brown Milne, Fox Hill on a Rainy Day (Boston Corners)
DAVID BROWN MILNE
Fox Hill on a Rainy Day (Boston Corners)

watercolour
signed and dated “March 13 1920” lower right; catalogue raisonne no. 201.72
15.25 x 22.25 ins ( 38.7 x 56.5 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $80,000.00$60,000.00 - $80,000.00
Price Realized $84,000.00
Sale date: September 24th 2020

Artwork by Charles Fraser Comfort, Midsummer Dawn, Percé
CHARLES FRASER COMFORT
Midsummer Dawn, Percé

oil on canvas
signed lower right; titled and dated 1977 on a label on the reverse
30 x 60 ins ( 76.2 x 152.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$10,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $43,200.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Flowers in Red Pot
MAUD LEWIS
Flowers in Red Pot

acrylic on board
signed lower right
13.75 x 11.75 ins ( 34.9 x 29.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$12,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $48,000.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Previous Auctions

Select from a list of previous auctions to view specific sale highlights.

Spring Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 28, 2022
 
From the Estate of Robert Markle (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 28, 2022
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: June 15, 2022
 
Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 31, 2022
 
Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 31, 2022
 
April Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 19, 2022
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 19, 2022
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 19, 2022
 
Inuit and First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 22, 2022
 
Celebrating Women Artists (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 22, 2022
 
Canada & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
Three Dimensions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
Works on Paper & Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
Post War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
Canadian Winter (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
Works on Paper, Books & Tapestries (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
Holiday Charm (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
Coast to Coast (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 30, 2021
 
Fall Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 30, 2021
 
Auction to Benefit the Art Gallery of Alberta (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 30, 2021
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 22, 2021
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October Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 26, 2021
 
Little Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 26, 2021
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 26, 2021
 
Indigenous & Inuit Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 28, 2021
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 28, 2021
 
Art of Quebec: La belle province (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 28, 2021
 
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 (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 20, 2021
 
Prints & Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 20, 2021
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Spring Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Spring Live 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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