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 Gershon Iskowitz, October #2
GERSHON ISKOWITZ
October #2

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1976 on the reverse
55 x 47 ins ( 139.7 x 119.4 cms )

Sold for $48,300.00
Sale date: May 29th 2014

Artwork by Frank Hans Johnston, A Rocky Corner - Bryce’s Island, Lake of the Woods
FRANK HANS JOHNSTON
A Rocky Corner - Bryce’s Island, Lake of the Woods

oil on panel
signed with initials lower right; titled on the reverse
5.75 x 8 ins ( 14.6 x 20.3 cms )

Sold for $48,300.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Jean Paul Lemieux, Dame au collier de perles
JEAN PAUL LEMIEUX
Dame au collier de perles

oil on canvas
signed lower right; titled on the stretcher
20 x 16 ins ( 50.8 x 40.6 cms )

Sold for $48,300.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by David Lloyd Blackwood, Fire Down on the Labrador
DAVID LLOYD BLACKWOOD
Fire Down on the Labrador

colour etching and aquatint
signed, titled, dated 1980 and inscribed “Artist’s Proof 5/10 Ed. 50” in the lower margin
31.75 x 19.75 ins ( 80.6 x 50.2 cms ) ( subject )

Sold for $48,300.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Ungava Bay
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Ungava Bay

oil on panel
signed lower right; titled and inscribed “C.R. Jackson” & “sketch for canvas in Hart House” on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Sold for $48,000.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Girl with Red Hair
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Girl with Red Hair

oil on board
signed lower left; signed, titled and dated 1949 on the reverse
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Sold for $48,000.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by William Kurelek, Ukrainian Proverb
WILLIAM KURELEK
Ukrainian Proverb

mixed media on board
signed with initials lower right, inscribed “He who chases two rabbits at the same time catches neither” in Ukrainian and English; dated 1974 and titled (twice) on the reverse
10 x 4.5 ins ( 25.4 x 11.4 cms )

Sold for $41,400.00
Sale date: November 28th 2014

Artwork by Bill Ronald Reid, Bear Cub Pendant (1990)
BILL RONALD REID
Bear Cub Pendant (1990)


22k gold pendant with abalone inlay and 18k gold clasp

hand signed, dated 1990 and numbered 2/15 on the reverse
1 x .75 ins ( 2.5 x 1.9 cms ) ( including clasp )

Sold for $47,200.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Cornelius Krieghoff, Hudson Bay Trader (Early Trading with the Indians), circa 1845-47
CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF
Hudson Bay Trader (Early Trading with the Indians), circa 1845-47

oil on canvas
signed lower right
11.5 x 15.5 ins ( 29.2 x 39.4 cms )

Sold for $47,200.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Doris Jean McCarthy, Iceberg & Floes
DORIS JEAN MCCARTHY
Iceberg & Floes

oil on canvas
signed lower right; dated “980717” (July 17, 1998) on the reverse
30 x 36 ins ( 76.2 x 91.4 cms )

Sold for $47,200.00
Sale date: September 24th 2020

Artwork by Gershon Iskowitz, Night Blue Red - B
GERSHON ISKOWITZ
Night Blue Red - B

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1981 on the reverse
54 x 45 ins ( 137.2 x 114.3 cms )

Sold for $47,200.00
Sale date: September 24th 2020

Artwork by Cornelius Krieghoff, Skinner’s Cave and Owl’s Head Mountain, Lake Memphremagog
CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF
Skinner’s Cave and Owl’s Head Mountain, Lake Memphremagog

oil on canvas
signed and inscribed “Quebec 1861” lower right; inscribed “Note on the original canvas: Skinners Cave, Owls Head Mtn. 2800 ft., Lake Memfremagog, Can., Orford M. in distance” on the reverse
13.25 x 18.25 ins ( 33.7 x 46.4 cms )

Sold for $47,200.00
Sale date: September 24th 2020

Artwork by William Perehudoff, AC-78-33
WILLIAM PEREHUDOFF
AC-78-33

acrylic on canvas
signed, dated 1978 and inscribed “AC-78-33” on the reverse
41 x 136 ins ( 104.1 x 345.4 cms )

Sold for $46,000.00
Sale date: May 29th 2014

Artwork by Yves Gaucher, Gris et Bleu
YVES GAUCHER
Gris et Bleu

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated Nov/Dec 1972 on the reverse
80 x 90 ins ( 203.2 x 228.6 cms )

Sold for $46,000.00
Sale date: May 29th 2014

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 )

Sold for $44,840.00
Sale date: September 24th 2020

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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