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 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 )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $2,300.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by Joseph Drapell, Excitement
JOSEPH DRAPELL
Excitement

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1983 on the reverse
37.5 x 49 ins ( 95.3 x 124.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $1,955.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by Peter Clapham Sheppard, Autumn in the Laurentians
PETER CLAPHAM SHEPPARD
Autumn in the Laurentians

oil on board
signed lower left; title and estate stamp on the reverse
13 x 16 ins ( 33 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $2,200.00$1,800.00 - $2,200.00
Price Realized $1,840.00
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 )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $1,840.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by Jesus Carlos De Vilallonga, Caged Birds
JESUS CARLOS DE VILALLONGA
Caged Birds

oil on board
signed and dated 1952 lower right
16 x 24 ins ( 40.6 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $1,725.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by Jack Leonard Shadbolt, Mexican Evening
JACK LEONARD SHADBOLT
Mexican Evening

colour serigraph
signed, titled, dated 1981 and numbered 5/50
22.5 x 29 ins ( 57.2 x 73.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $1,725.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by John MacGillivray, Red and Blue Boat
JOHN MACGILLIVRAY
Red and Blue Boat

diptych; acrylic on canvas
inscribed “John MacGillivray” and signed by the artist’s wife (Margaret MacGillivray) on the stretcher
46 x 80 ins ( 116.8 x 203.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $1,610.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by Francesco Iacurto, Parliament Hill, Ottawa
FRANCESCO IACURTO
Parliament Hill, Ottawa

oil on board
signed lower right
8 x 16.5 ins ( 20.3 x 41.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $1,610.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Artwork by George Thomson, Harbor at Owen Sound
GEORGE THOMSON
Harbor at Owen Sound

oil on board
signed lower right
10 x 11.75 ins ( 25.4 x 29.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,200.00 - $1,500.00
Price Realized $1,610.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Previous Auctions

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

Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 19, 2022
 
Cities & Towns (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 19, 2022
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 19, 2022
 
Spring Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 28, 2022
 
From the Estate of Robert Markle (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 28, 2022
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: June 15, 2022
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Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 31, 2022
 
Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 31, 2022
 
April Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 19, 2022
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 19, 2022
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 19, 2022
 
Inuit and First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 22, 2022
 
Celebrating Women Artists (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 22, 2022
 
Canada & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
Three Dimensions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
Works on Paper & Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
Post War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
Canadian Winter (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
Works on Paper, Books & Tapestries (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
Holiday Charm (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
Coast to Coast (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 30, 2021
 
Fall Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 30, 2021
 
Auction to Benefit the Art Gallery of Alberta (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 30, 2021
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 22, 2021
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October Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 26, 2021
 
Little Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 26, 2021
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 26, 2021
 
Indigenous & Inuit Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 28, 2021
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 28, 2021
 
Art of Quebec: La belle province (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 28, 2021
 
Prints of Sampson Matthews (& Related Work) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 17, 2021
 
Books & Reference (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 17, 2021
 
Canadian & International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 17, 2021
 
People & Places (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 20, 2021
 
Prints & Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 20, 2021
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Spring Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Spring Live 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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