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 Guido Molinari, Tri-sériel rouge
GUIDO MOLINARI
Tri-sériel rouge

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1964 on the reverse
46.75 x 23.5 ins ( 118.7 x 59.7 cms )

Sold for $82,600.00
Sale date: September 24th 2020

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 William Kurelek, Yelling at Young Mosquitos in Rain Barrel
WILLIAM KURELEK
Yelling at Young Mosquitos in Rain Barrel

mixed media on board
signed with monogram and dated 1967 lower right; titled on the reverse of the framing
16.5 x 20.75 ins ( 41.9 x 52.7 cms )

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

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Storm in the Cloche Hills
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Storm in the Cloche Hills

oil on board
signed lower right
30 x 36 ins ( 76.2 x 91.4 cms )

Sold for $118,000.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Girl with Red Hair
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Girl with Red Hair

oil on board
signed lower left; signed, titled and dated 1949 on the reverse
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Sold for $48,000.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Ted Harrison, The Village Road
TED HARRISON
The Village Road

acrylic on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1982 on the reverse
48 x 36 ins ( 121.9 x 91.4 cms )

Sold for $29,900.00
Sale date: November 28th 2014

Artwork by Frank Hans Johnston, A Rocky Corner - Bryce’s Island, Lake of the Woods
FRANK HANS JOHNSTON
A Rocky Corner - Bryce’s Island, Lake of the Woods

oil on panel
signed with initials lower right; titled on the reverse
5.75 x 8 ins ( 14.6 x 20.3 cms )

Sold for $48,300.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Lawren Stewart Harris, Arctic Tent, Pangnirtung, Baffin Island
LAWREN STEWART HARRIS
Arctic Tent, Pangnirtung, Baffin Island

graphite on paper
with artist’s notations; inscribed “293” on the reverse; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
7 x 9.5 ins ( 17.8 x 24.1 cms ) ( sight )

Sold for $20,400.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Clarence Alphonse Gagnon, Ferme au dégel (Charlevoix)
CLARENCE ALPHONSE GAGNON
Ferme au dégel (Charlevoix)

oil on board
signed, titled, dated 1923 and certified by Lucile Rodier Gagnon (no. 265) on a label on the reverse
4.5 x 7 ins ( 11.4 x 17.8 cms )

Sold for $23,600.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by William Kurelek, Judas in Hell
WILLIAM KURELEK
Judas in Hell

mixed media on paper
dated 1961 on the Isaac’s Gallery label verso; titled on a remnant of the original framing (attached verso)
19.25 x 19 ins ( 48.9 x 48.3 cms ) ( subject )

Sold for $24,780.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Previous Auctions

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

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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