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 Frederick Horsman Varley, Spring Meadow, Don Valley
FREDERICK HORSMAN VARLEY
Spring Meadow, Don Valley

oil on canvas
titled and Varley Inventory Number 1044 stamped on the stretcher
9.25 x 13.25 ins ( 23.5 x 33.7 cms )

Sold for $28,320.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by James Edward Hervey MacDonald, A Hill Path, High Park
JAMES EDWARD HERVEY MACDONALD
A Hill Path, High Park

oil on board
signed and dated 1907 lower right
10 x 8 ins ( 25.4 x 20.3 cms )

Sold for $27,600.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2016

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Sadko, circa 1971
SOREL ETROG
Sadko, circa 1971

painted bronze sculpture
signed and numbered 1/7 on the base
23.5 x 15.75 x 15.5 ins ( 59.7 x 40 x 39.4 cms ) ( including base )

Sold for $27,600.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by William Perehudoff, AC-78-20
WILLIAM PEREHUDOFF
AC-78-20

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1978 on the reverse
24.75 x 54 ins ( 62.9 x 137.2 cms )

Sold for $27,600.00
Sale date: November 23rd 2017

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Untitled (circa 1958)
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Untitled (circa 1958)

gouache on paper
14.75 x 20 ins ( 37.5 x 50.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Sold for $27,600.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Sybil Andrews, Sails, 1960
SYBIL ANDREWS
Sails, 1960

colour linocut
signed and inscribed “Sail” and “TP” lower left
7.75 x 8.75 ins ( 19.7 x 22.2 cms )

Sold for $23,000.00
Sale date: November 29th 2013

Artwork by Douglas Gibb Morton, Two with Grey (1965)
DOUGLAS GIBB MORTON
Two with Grey (1965)

oil on canvas
artist name, titled and dated 1965 to a label on the stretcher
60 x 80 ins ( 152.4 x 203.2 cms )

Sold for $26,400.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Lawren Stewart Harris, Algoma
LAWREN STEWART HARRIS
Algoma

graphite on paper
3.75 x 5 ins ( 9.5 x 12.7 cms )

Sold for $25,960.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Rita Letendre, Abstraction
RITA LETENDRE
Abstraction

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1974 lower right; signed, titled indistinctly and dated on the reverse; unframed
40 x 60 ins ( 101.6 x 152.4 cms )

Sold for $25,960.00
Sale date: September 24th 2020

Artwork by Ivan Kenneth Eyre, Cairn
IVAN KENNETH EYRE
Cairn

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed on the reverse
27 x 33 ins ( 68.6 x 83.8 cms )

Sold for $25,300.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by William Kurelek, I Hate Water (A Cat’s Loss of Dignity)
WILLIAM KURELEK
I Hate Water (A Cat’s Loss of Dignity)

mixed media on board
signed with monogram lower right; titled on the frame and on the reverse
7.75 x 11.5 ins ( 19.7 x 29.2 cms )

Sold for $25,300.00
Sale date: November 23rd 2017

Artwork by Edward Ruscha, Mocha Standard
EDWARD RUSCHA
Mocha Standard

colour screenprint
signed, dated 1969 and numbered 15/100 in the margin
19.5 x 37 ins ( 49.5 x 94 cms )

Sold for $21,850.00
Sale date: September 17th 2014

Artwork by William Scott, XIV/L
WILLIAM SCOTT
XIV/L

gouache
signed and dated 1974 upper right; numbered on the reverse; sold together with the lot is the signed and numbered corresponding copy of “William Scott: drawings”, edited by Lou Klepac, David Anderson, New York, 1975, in which the gouache was issued
8.27 x 10.24 ins ( 21 x 26 cms )

Sold for $24,000.00
Sale date: June 24th 2021

Artwork by Gershon Iskowitz, Painting A
GERSHON ISKOWITZ
Painting A

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1982 on the reverse
45 x 39 ins ( 114.3 x 99.1 cms )

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

Artwork by Jean Paul Riopelle, Sans titre
JEAN PAUL RIOPELLE
Sans titre

ink and watercolour
signed with initial and dated 1965 lower right; Riopelle Inventory no. 1965.023P.1965
10 x 8 ins ( 25.4 x 20.3 cms )

Sold for $23,600.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Previous Auctions

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

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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