Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art which concluded on May 28, 2015. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by William Raphael, The News Vendor
WILLIAM RAPHAEL
The News Vendor

oil on canvas, laid down on board
signed and dated 1875 lower left; an area of paint loss located along the lower left edge
14 x 8 ins ( 35.6 x 20.3 cms )

Sold for $5,175.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by John Kasyn, Back of Dennison Ave.
JOHN KASYN
Back of Dennison Ave.

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1979 on the reverse
15 x 11 ins ( 38.1 x 27.9 cms )

Sold for $5,060.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by Alex Simeon Janvier, Slow Snow (Spring Series)
ALEX SIMEON JANVIER
Slow Snow (Spring Series)

gouache
signed lower right
29.75 x 22.5 ins ( 75.6 x 57.2 cms )

Sold for $4,140.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by Doris Jean McCarthy, Evening at Pangnirtung (1989)
DORIS JEAN MCCARTHY
Evening at Pangnirtung (1989)

watercolour
signed lower right; signed, titled and inscribed “890805” & “DM6464” on the reverse
22 x 30 ins ( 55.9 x 76.2 cms )

Sold for $3,450.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by Christopher Pratt, Night on the River
CHRISTOPHER PRATT
Night on the River

colour serigraph
signed, titled, dated “Dec. ‘87” and numbered 14/55 in the lower margin
14 x 22.5 ins ( 35.6 x 57.2 cms )

Sold for $3,220.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by David Lloyd Blackwood, The Departure
DAVID LLOYD BLACKWOOD
The Departure

etching and aquatint, printed in colours
signed, titled, dated 1965 and inscribed “Artist’s Proof” in the lower margin
7 x 19.75 ins ( 17.8 x 50.2 cms )

Sold for $3,105.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by Illingworth Holey Kerr, Ontario Autumn (Near Bancroft, Ont.), 1973
ILLINGWORTH HOLEY KERR
Ontario Autumn (Near Bancroft, Ont.), 1973

oil on canvas board
signed with monogram lower left
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Sold for $2,990.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by Pierre Gendron, Sans titre
PIERRE GENDRON
Sans titre

oil on board
signed and dated 1963 lower right
24 x 18 ins ( 61 x 45.7 cms )

Sold for $2,530.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by Harold Barling Town, The Drawbridge of Oceanus
HAROLD BARLING TOWN
The Drawbridge of Oceanus

single autographic print
signed and dated 1956 in the lower margin
19.75 x 15.75 ins ( 50.2 x 40 cms )

Sold for $2,530.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by David Lloyd Blackwood, Captain Alb and Aunt Nance
DAVID LLOYD BLACKWOOD
Captain Alb and Aunt Nance

etching and aquatint, printed in colours
signed, titled, dated 1982 and numbered 44/50 in the lower margin
31.75 x 19.75 ins ( 80.6 x 50.2 cms )

Sold for $2,415.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by Jean-Paul Jérôme, Chemin-blanc
JEAN-PAUL JÉRÔME
Chemin-blanc

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1975 lower right; signed, titled and inscribed “Anjou-1975” on the reverse
21.25 x 26.25 ins ( 54 x 66.7 cms )

Sold for $2,300.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by Henriette Fauteux-Massé, Sans titre (circa 1960)
HENRIETTE FAUTEUX-MASSÉ
Sans titre (circa 1960)

oil on artist board
estate stamp on the reverse
11.5 x 7.25 ins ( 29.2 x 18.4 cms )

Sold for $2,070.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by John Scott, Machina
JOHN SCOTT
Machina

mixed media on paper
titled; signed and dated 2000 on the reverse
36 x 24 ins ( 91.4 x 61 cms )

Sold for $1,955.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by William Kurelek, Light Trading Day, Toronto Stock Exchange
WILLIAM KURELEK
Light Trading Day, Toronto Stock Exchange

colour lithograph
signed, titled and numbered 8/950 in the margin
16.25 x 19.5 ins ( 41.3 x 49.5 cms )

Sold for $1,840.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by William Kurelek, Map of Canada
WILLIAM KURELEK
Map of Canada

colour lithograph
signed and numbered 23/554 lower right
25 x 25 ins ( 63.5 x 63.5 cms )

Sold for $1,840.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Previous Auctions

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

The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 27, 2021
 
April Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 27, 2021
 
Buy Art Now - April 2021
Sale Closed: May 3, 2021
 
Online Auction of Canadian & International Artwork
Sale Closed: March 30, 2021
 
Online Auction of Indigenous & Inuit Artwork
Sale Closed: March 30, 2021
 
Buy Art Now - March 2021
Sale Closed: April 2, 2021
 
Online Auction of Works on Paper, Prints & Books
Sale Closed: February 23, 2021
 
From the Archives of Sampson-Matthews Ltd. (& Related Material)
Sale Closed: February 23, 2021
 
Buy Art Now (February 2021)
Sale Closed: March 2, 2021
 
Online Auction of Post-War & Contemporary Art
Sale Closed: February 2, 2021
 
Buy Art Now (January 2021)
Sale Closed: February 2, 2021
 
December Auction of Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 15, 2020
 
Artwork from a Canadian Private Collection (Fall 2020 Session)
Sale Closed: December 15, 2020
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: December 3, 2020
 
Buy It Now December 2020
Sale Closed: January 5, 2021
 
November Auction of Canadian & International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 17, 2020
 
Buy It Now November 2020
Sale Closed: December 2, 2020
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 27, 2020
 
Buy It Now October 2020
Sale Closed: November 2, 2020
 
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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