Buy It Now August 2020

These works of art are available for immediate private sale. The artwork can be viewed at Cowley Abbott’s Toronto gallery and further details are available by contacting our specialists. The prices listed include Buyer’s Premium, but are exclusive of applicable taxes.

Artwork by Pierre Henry, Girl Grooming Horse
PIERRE HENRY
Girl Grooming Horse

charcoal drawing heightened with white
signed lower left
16.5 x 11.5 ins ( 41.9 x 29.2 cms ) ( sight )

Price: $125.00

Artwork by Toni Bordignon, Porto Belga
TONI BORDIGNON
Porto Belga

oil on canvas
signed lower left; titled on the stretcher
20 x 38 ins ( 50.8 x 96.5 cms )

Price: $125.00

Artwork by Shari Osti, Pasturelands XI
SHARI OSTI
Pasturelands XI

monoprint
signed, titled and dated 1988 in the lower margin
21.75 x 31.25 ins ( 55.2 x 79.4 cms ) ( subject )

Price: $85.00

Artwork by  Books and Reference, A Selection of Six Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
A Selection of Six Books


- “The Magic Stones” (Aviva Layton; Illustrated by Barbara Klunder; Magook Publishers Inc; McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1977)
- “George Reid: A Biography” (Muriel Miller, Summerhill Press Ltd., 1987)
- “Ernest Lindner 1897 - :A Retrospective Exhibition” (Saskatoon Gallery and Conservation Corporation)
- “E.B. Cox: A Life in Sculpture” (Gary Michael Dault, The Boston Mills Press, 1999) (signed by the artist on title page)
- “The Girls: A Biography of Frances Loring & Florence Wyle” (Rebecca Sisler; Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, 1972)
- “Emanuel Hahn and Elizabeth Wyn Wood: Tradition and Innovation in Canadian Sculpture” (Victoria Baker; National Gallery of Canada; 1997)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Price: $80.00

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Five Books on Canadian and International Arts
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Five Books on Canadian and International Arts


- “Across the Table: An Indulgent Look at Food in Canada” (Cynthia Wine, original watercolours by Mary Pratt; Prentice-Hall Canada Inc., Toronto)
- “Generations in Clay: Pueblo Pottery of the American Southwest” (Alfred E. Dittert Jr. and Fred Plog; Northland Press, 1983)
- “Canadian Art Today: New York Graphic Society Ltd.” (edited by William Townsend)
- “Roloff Beny Interprets in Photographs: Pleasure of Ruins” (Rose Macaulay; McClelland and Stewart Inc., Toronto)
- “Art for Enlightenment: A History of Art in Toronto Schools” (Rebecca Sisler with an introduction by Timothy Findley; Fitzhenry and Whiteside, Toronto, 1993) (in celebration of the heritage of school communities of the Toronto Board of Education presented to Hazel Farley, December 17, 1993) (signed by the Chair, Board of Education for the City of Toronto, and Director of Education on title page) (printed in special limited edition: 135 of 2,000)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Price: $80.00

Artwork by  Books and Reference, A Selection of Six Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
A Selection of Six Books


- “Fires of Drift Wood” (Isabel Ecclestone MacKay with decorations by J.E.H. MacDonald; McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1922)
- “The Turn of the Year” (Frederick Philip Grove, illustrated by C.M. Manly; The MacMillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1929)
- “The Nude in Canadian Painting” (Jerrold Morris; New Press, Toronto, 1972)
- “Design in Miniature” (David Gentleman; Studio Vista, London, 1972) (signed by Dora de Pédery-Hunt, 1973)
- “Across the Table: An Indulgent Look at Food in Canada” (Cynthia Wine, original watercolours by Mary Pratt; Prentice-Hall Canada Inc., Toronto) (signed by Mary Pratt and Cynthia Wine on title page)
- “Colour in the Canadian Rockies” (Walter J. Phillips and Frederick Niven; Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., Toronto, 1962)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Price: $80.00

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Nine Books on Canadian Art
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Nine Books on Canadian Art


- “Paint and Circumstance” (Illingworth Kerr; Jules and Maureen Poscente, Ralph Hedlin, Heidi Redekop and Wm. H. Hopper, Calgary, 1987) (limited edition)
- “Love Letters to Art” (Robert Genn, forward by Stephen Jarislowsky; Studio Beckett Publications, Vancouver, 2008)
- “Onley’s Arctic: Diaries and Paintings of the High Arctic” (Toni Onley; Douglas and McIntire, Vancouver/Toronto, 1989) (signed twice and inscribed)
- “Owen Staples: Painter of Canada’s Past” (Rod Staples with Ian Galt, forward by A.J. Casson; Hogarth Productions, Toronto, 1994)
- “The Art of Robert Bruce” (Mary Jo Hughes and Donald DeGrow; The Winnipeg Art Gallery, 2004)
- “Flying Colours: The Toni Onley Story” (Gregory Strong; Harbour Publishing, 2002)
- “Wild Geese and Other Poems” (Barker Fairley; Penumbra Press, 1984)
- “Think of the Earth” (Bertram Brooker; Thomas Nelson and Sons, Toronto)
- “Hagan: The Mind and the Hand” (essays by C.R. Blackstock, Dennis Burton, Berners Jackson and Richard Williams)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Price: $80.00

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Five Books on Canadian Artists
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Five Books on Canadian Artists


- “Silent Stars, Sound Stars, Film Stars” (Harold Town; McLelland and Stewart Limited, Toronto/Montreal, 1971) (signed and inscribed)
- “Colville” (David Burnett; Art Gallery of Ontario; McLelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1983) (signed by the artist and by David Burnett)
- “Greg Curnoe: Canada, X Biennial, Sao Paolo,1969” (Dennis Reid, National Gallery of Canada)
- “Leon Bellefleur” (travelling exhibition organized by the National Gallery of Canada 1968-69)
- “Riopelle: oeuvres 1966-1977” (Maeght Editeur, 1991)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Price: $80.00

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Six Books on the Arts
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Six Books on the Arts


- “Eyes Without A Face” (Kenneth McRobbie with photolithograph of etching and cover by Graham Coughtry; John Deyell Limited, Lindsay, 1968) (Gallery Editions: One; Isaacs Gallery)
- “A Canadian Christmas Carol: Jesous Ahatonhia, A Huron Indian Carol (circa 1641)” (Father Jean De Brebeuf, Robert E. Oliver, Illustrations by Stanley F. Turner; Abitibi Paper Company Ltd.,)
- “Canada: Painted by T. Mower Martin R.C.A.” (described by Wilfred Campbell; A & C Black, London, 1907) (missing colour plate from page 54)
- “Friendly Acres” (Peter McArthur with decorations by Franz Johnston; The Musson Book Company Ltd., Toronto, 1927)
- “Love: Where the Nights are Long. Anthology of Canadian Love Poems” (Irving Layton, drawings by Harold Town; McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1977)
- “Ateliers: Etudes sur vingt-deux peintres et sculpteurs canadiens” (Les Editions du Mercure, Montreal/New York, 1928)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Price: $70.00

Artwork by Gilles Gingras, Québec et ses ponts couverts
GILLES GINGRAS
Québec et ses ponts couverts

book with pastel
“Québec et ses ponts couverts” (Gilles Gingras, with poems by Ernest Pallascio-Morin, Edition Monticule Inc., 1976) signed, numbered 41/200 and dated 1980 by Gilles Gingras on title page, includes 30 accompanying unframed illustrations (14.5 ins x 11 ins (sheet)); in original case; sold with “Tempête” - pastel, signed, titled and dated 1983 lower margin (8.5 ins x 11.5 ins)
15.5 x 11 x 1.75 ins ( 39.4 x 27.9 x 4.4 cms )

Price: $60.00

Artwork by Barry McCarthy, Man with a Pipe
BARRY MCCARTHY
Man with a Pipe

pencil on paper
signed and dated 1979 lower right
21 x 28 ins ( 53.3 x 71.1 cms ) ( sight )

Price: $60.00

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