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 Ronald Albert Martin, Phase III, To Foil Oils, #13
RONALD ALBERT MARTIN
Phase III, To Foil Oils, #13

winton and newton oils on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1997 on the stretcher
30 x 22 ins ( 76.2 x 55.9 cms )

Sold for $43,200.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by James Edward Hervey MacDonald, Agawa Canyon, Algoma
JAMES EDWARD HERVEY MACDONALD
Agawa Canyon, Algoma

oil on board
signed and titled on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Sold for $42,480.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Quarter Moon
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Quarter Moon

gouache on paper
signed and dated 1975 lower right; signed and inscribed “Jack Bush – Toronto”, titled and dated June 1975 on the reverse

29 x 21 ins ( 73.7 x 53.3 cms )

Sold for $41,400.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by Jean Paul Riopelle, Sans titre (PM16)
JEAN PAUL RIOPELLE
Sans titre (PM16)

oil on canvas
signed with initial; signed on the reverse
16.25 x 13 ins ( 41.3 x 33 cms )

Sold for $41,400.00
Sale date: November 25th 2015

Artwork by Gordon Appelbe Smith, West Coast #2 (1974)
GORDON APPELBE SMITH
West Coast #2 (1974)

acrylic on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled, inscribed “April” and stamped with the artist’s name on the stretcher; dated 1974 on the gallery label on the reverse
56 x 65 ins ( 142.2 x 165.1 cms )

Sold for $40,120.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Bruno Cote, October at the Camp
BRUNO COTE
October at the Camp

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed and titled on the reverse; unframed
47.75 x 71.5 ins ( 121.3 x 181.6 cms )

Sold for $39,100.00
Sale date: September 20th 2017

Artwork by Homer Ransford Watson, The Old Mill
HOMER RANSFORD WATSON
The Old Mill

oil on canvas
signed and indistinctly dated lower right
30 x 40 ins ( 76.2 x 101.6 cms )

Sold for $38,400.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Cornelius Krieghoff, Indian Trappers, Lake St. Charles
CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF
Indian Trappers, Lake St. Charles

oil on canvas
signed and indistinctly inscribed “Quebec 1854” lower right
12 x 18 ins ( 30.5 x 45.7 cms )

Sold for $31,500.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Takao Tanabe, Autumn Foothills
TAKAO TANABE
Autumn Foothills

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1983 lower right; signed, titled, dated “3/83” and inscribed “Errington” on the reverse
26 x 72 ins ( 66 x 182.9 cms )

Sold for $37,760.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

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

oil on masonite
signed to the right
12 x 15.75 ins ( 30.5 x 40 cms )

Sold for $36,800.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Old Hotel, Elora
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Old Hotel, Elora

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1929 on the reverse
9.5 x 11.25 ins ( 24.1 x 28.6 cms )

Sold for $36,800.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Go Home Bay
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Go Home Bay

oil on canvas
signed lower right
21 x 25.25 ins ( 53.3 x 64.1 cms )

Sold for $35,400.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Arden Village
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Arden Village

oil on board
signed lower right; signed (twice), titled (twice) and dated 1957 on the reverse
9.25 x 11.25 ins ( 23.5 x 28.6 cms )

Sold for $35,400.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Artwork by William Kurelek, Stop Thief!
WILLIAM KURELEK
Stop Thief!

mixed media on board
signed with monogram and dated 1974 lower right; titled on the reverse
7.25 x 8.75 ins ( 18.4 x 22.2 cms )

Sold for $34,500.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Robert Wakeham Pilot, Cottage with Cross, Newfoundland
ROBERT WAKEHAM PILOT
Cottage with Cross, Newfoundland

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1938 lower left
18 x 24 ins ( 45.7 x 61 cms )

Sold for $34,500.00
Sale date: May 31st 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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