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 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 )

Auction Estimate: $40,000.00$30,000.00 - $40,000.00
Price Realized $41,400.00
Sale date: November 25th 2015

Artwork by Isabel McLaughlin, Backyards
ISABEL MCLAUGHLIN
Backyards

oil on canvas, laid on canvas
25 x 26 ins ( 63.5 x 66 cms )

Auction Estimate: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00
Price Realized $40,800.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

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 )

Auction Estimate: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $9,000.00$7,000.00 - $9,000.00
Price Realized $39,100.00
Sale date: September 20th 2017

Artwork by Frederick Nicholas Loveroff, Evening, Algonquin
FREDERICK NICHOLAS LOVEROFF
Evening, Algonquin

oil on board
signed lower left; signed and titled on the reverse
8 x 10 ins ( 20.3 x 25.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $38,520.00
Sale date: December 14th 2021

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 )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$9,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $50,000.00$40,000.00 - $50,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $9,000.00$7,000.00 - $9,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $40,000.00$30,000.00 - $40,000.00
Price Realized $36,800.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Arthur Henry Howard Heming, A Rocky Mountain Packet
ARTHUR HENRY HOWARD HEMING
A Rocky Mountain Packet

oil on canvas
signed lower left; signed and titled on the stretcher
32 x 48 ins ( 81.3 x 121.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$10,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $36,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

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 )

Auction Estimate: $40,000.00$30,000.00 - $40,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $40,000.00$30,000.00 - $40,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $18,000.00$14,000.00 - $18,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $40,000.00$30,000.00 - $40,000.00
Price Realized $34,500.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Previous Auctions

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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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