Past Auction Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold through past Cowley Abbott Canadian Art auctions or through the private sale process. Select an artwork for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Dorothy Elsie Knowles, The River with Hills
DOROTHY ELSIE KNOWLES
The River with Hills

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled, dated May 8, 1986 and inscribed “AC-20-86” on the reverse
49.25 x 73.5 ins ( 125.1 x 186.7 cms )

Sold for $24,780.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

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 Ted Harrison, The Grecian House (Dawson City)
TED HARRISON
The Grecian House (Dawson City)

acrylic on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1982 on the reverse
48 x 60 ins ( 121.9 x 152.4 cms )

Sold for $34,500.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by John William Beatty, Baie St. Paul
JOHN WILLIAM BEATTY
Baie St. Paul

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1929 lower left
18 x 22 ins ( 45.7 x 55.9 cms )

Sold for $32,200.00
Sale date: November 25th 2015

Artwork by Tom Thomson, Road Near Leith
TOM THOMSON
Road Near Leith

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1908 lower right; catalogue raisonne number 1918.04
8.25 x 13.5 ins ( 21 x 34.3 cms )

Sold for $100,300.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

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 Frederick Grant Banting, Bic, Quebec
FREDERICK GRANT BANTING
Bic, Quebec

oil on board
signed and dated “24-4-76” by Lady Henrietta Banting on a stamp on the reverse; dated 1927 on an exhibition label on the reverse
8.5 x 10.75 ins ( 21.6 x 27.3 cms )

Sold for $19,800.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Artwork by Ted Harrison, Bennett Walk
TED HARRISON
Bennett Walk

acrylic on canvas board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1982 on the reverse
36 x 24 ins ( 91.4 x 61 cms )

Sold for $29,900.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Robert Bateman, Cheetah on the Mara
ROBERT BATEMAN
Cheetah on the Mara

acrylic on board
signed and dated 2000 lower right
11.75 x 18 ins ( 29.8 x 45.7 cms )

Sold for $21,240.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Rita Letendre, Antares Glows
RITA LETENDRE
Antares Glows

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1969 lower right; signed, titled, dated and inscribed “TOR-69-14” on the reverse
60 x 40 ins ( 152.4 x 101.6 cms )

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

Previous Auctions

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

From the Collection of Paul Duval (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 28, 2020
 
December Online Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 12, 2019
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art (Live Auction)
Sale Closed: November 19, 2019
 
November Auction of Canadian Artwork(Online Second Session to Live Auction)
Sale Closed: November 28, 2019
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 22, 2019
 
Artwork Available for Private Sale - Fall 2019
Sale Closed: December 2, 2019
 
September Online Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 17, 2019
 
July Auction of Works on Paper, Prints, Books (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 16, 2019
 
June Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 26, 2019
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 28, 2019
 
May Auction of Canadian Artwork including Inuit Art (Online Second Session to Live Auction)
Sale Closed: June 5, 2019
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 26, 2019
 
March Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 20, 2019
 
February Online Auction of Works on Paper, Prints, Books & Sculpture (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 20, 2019
 
December Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 12, 2018
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 20, 2018
 
Online Auction of Canadian Artwork (Second Session to Live Auction)
Sale Closed: November 28, 2018
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 17, 2018
 
Contemporary Canadian Art Auction (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 26, 2018
 
September Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2018
 
July Auction of Works on Paper, Prints & Books (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 18, 2018
 
June Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 13, 2018
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 29, 2018
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2018
 
March Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 14, 2018
 
February Online Auction of Works on Paper, Prints & Books (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 21, 2018
 
December Auction of Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 6, 2017
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 23, 2017
 
September Auction of Canadian & International Arwtork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 20, 2017
 
Summer Exhibition of Canadian Artwork (Selling Exhibition)
Sale Closed: August 30, 2017
 
June Auction of Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 14, 2017
 
Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art (Live Auction)
Sale Closed: May 25, 2017
 
March Online Auction of Canadian & International Artwork
Sale Closed: March 8, 2017
 
December Auction of Canadian & International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2016
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art (Live Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2016
 
September Auction of Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 21, 2016
 
Auction of Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 22, 2016
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 31, 2016
 
Auction of Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 23, 2016
 
Auction of Works on Paper including Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 24, 2016
 
December Auction of Artwork
Sale Closed: December 9, 2015
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 25, 2015
 
Auction of Canadian & International Art
Sale Closed: September 24, 2015
 
Variety “Art For The Heart” 2015 Charity Art Auction
Sale Closed: September 30, 2015
 
Auction of Canadian & International Prints
Sale Closed: August 27, 2015
 
Summer Exhibition of Contemporary Art
Sale Closed: September 8, 2015
 
Available Works
Sale Closed: June 1, 2015
 
Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 28, 2015
 
March Auction of Canadian & International Art
Sale Closed: March 23, 2015
 
February Auction of Canadian & International Prints
Sale Closed: February 19, 2015
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 28, 2014
 
September Auction of Canadian & International Art
Sale Closed: September 17, 2014
 
June Auction of Canadian & International Contemporary Art
Sale Closed: June 25, 2014
 
Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 29, 2014
 
March Auction of Canadian Art
Sale Closed: March 26, 2014
 
February Auction of International Art including Prints and Posters
Sale Closed: February 26, 2014
 
Premier Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 29, 2013
 
Canadian Art Auction
Sale Closed: September 25, 2013
 
Spring Auction of Canadian Art
Sale Closed: June 20, 2013
 
Fall Auction of Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 30, 2012
 
Spring Auction of Canadian Art
Sale Closed: June 23, 2012
 

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