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 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 Emily Carr, Arbutus Trees
EMILY CARR
Arbutus Trees

watercolour
signed and dated 1908 lower left
14.5 x 10.75 ins ( 36.8 x 27.3 cms )

Sold for $52,900.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by Nora Frances Elisabeth Collyer, Village on the St. Lawrence River
NORA FRANCES ELISABETH COLLYER
Village on the St. Lawrence River

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1937 on the stretcher; an unfinished portrait of two girls on the reverse
26.25 x 28.25 ins ( 66.7 x 71.8 cms )

Sold for $32,200.00
Sale date: November 23rd 2017

Artwork by David Alexander Colville, Recording Zero Line, Near Nijmegen
DAVID ALEXANDER COLVILLE
Recording Zero Line, Near Nijmegen

watercolour
signed lower left; titled and inscribed “Lt. D.A. Colville, 4 Dec 44 (painted 6,8,12 Dec 44), ‘E’ Troop, 43 BTY, 12 FD REGT RCA, 3 CDN INF DIV, 15” x 22”, For Reference Only” on the reverse
15 x 22 ins ( 38.1 x 55.9 cms ) ( sight )

Sold for $34,500.00
Sale date: November 23rd 2017

Artwork by Jean Albert McEwen, Les fiançailles no. 5
JEAN ALBERT MCEWEN
Les fiançailles no. 5

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1976 lower right; signed, titled and dated on the reverse
72 x 72 ins ( 182.9 x 182.9 cms )

Sold for $88,500.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by David Brown Milne, Soft Hills (Misty Hill) (Boston Corners, N.Y.)
DAVID BROWN MILNE
Soft Hills (Misty Hill) (Boston Corners, N.Y.)

watercolour
Catalogue Raisonne Number 107.89 (circa June, 1917); titled “Soft Hills” (crossed out) by Patsy Milne and dated 1917 on the reverse
15 x 22.5 ins ( 38.1 x 57.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Sold for $112,100.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Jean-Philippe Dallaire, Portrait of a Woman
JEAN-PHILIPPE DALLAIRE
Portrait of a Woman

oil on board
signed and dated 1938 lower right; signed, dated 1938 and inscribed “Ottawa, Ont. Canada” on the reverse
22 x 19 ins ( 55.9 x 48.3 cms )

Sold for $23,000.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Christian Marcel Barbeau, Dents de sable à cran d’acier / le langage des sources
CHRISTIAN MARCEL BARBEAU
Dents de sable à cran d’acier / le langage des sources

oil on canvas, laid on panel
signed and dated 1947 lower right; signed, titled and dated on the reverse
11.75 x 16.75 ins ( 29.8 x 42.5 cms )

Sold for $23,600.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Clarence Alphonse Gagnon, La Mare, Baie St. Paul, 1920
CLARENCE ALPHONSE GAGNON
La Mare, Baie St. Paul, 1920

oil on panel
certified by Lucile Rodier Gagnon (no.358) on a label on the reverse
4.75 x 7 ins ( 12.1 x 17.8 cms )

Sold for $23,600.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Barns at Grenville, Quebec
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Barns at Grenville, Quebec

oil on canvas
signed lower right
24 x 30 ins ( 61 x 76.2 cms )

Sold for $94,400.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Previous Auctions

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

Live Auction of Important Canadian & International Art
Sale Closed: September 24, 2020
 
September Auction of Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 29, 2020
 
Buy It Now September 2020
Sale Closed: October 1, 2020
 
August Auction of Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 11, 2020
 
Buy It Now August 2020
Sale Closed: September 1, 2020
 
July Auction of Works on Paper, Prints & Books (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 14, 2020
 
Buy It Now July 2020
Sale Closed: August 3, 2020
 
June Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 23, 2020
 
Buy It Now June 2020
Sale Closed: July 1, 2020
 
Online Auction of Canadian & International Artwork
Sale Closed: June 2, 2020
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 12, 2020
 
March/April Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 14, 2020
 
Buy It Now April 2020
Sale Closed: May 2, 2020
 
February Auction of 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
 
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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