Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art which concluded on May 31, 2016. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

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 )

Auction Estimate: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00
Price Realized $23,000.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Albert Henry Robinson, Quebec House in Winter
ALBERT HENRY ROBINSON
Quebec House in Winter

oil on board
signed with initials lower right
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $18,000.00$14,000.00 - $18,000.00
Price Realized $20,700.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Robert Wakeham Pilot, Village in Winter
ROBERT WAKEHAM PILOT
Village in Winter

oil on canvas
signed lower right
22 x 28 ins ( 55.9 x 71.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $25,000.00$20,000.00 - $25,000.00
Price Realized $20,700.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Frederick Horsman Varley, Mabou - Cape Breton
FREDERICK HORSMAN VARLEY
Mabou - Cape Breton

oil on canvas board
signed lower right; titled and Varley Inventory Number (441) stamped on the reverse
12 x 15 ins ( 30.5 x 38.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00
Price Realized $19,550.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Three Black Cats
MAUD LEWIS
Three Black Cats

oil on masonite
signed on the right
12.25 x 14.25 ins ( 31.1 x 36.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized $17,250.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Frank Hans Johnston, Autumn Colour
FRANK HANS JOHNSTON
Autumn Colour

oil on board
signed lower left; signed and titled on the reverse
8 x 6 ins ( 20.3 x 15.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$12,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $16,100.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Digby Harbour
MAUD LEWIS
Digby Harbour

oil on board
signed lower right
11.75 x 15.75 ins ( 29.8 x 40 cms )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $14,950.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Ted Harrison, Deserted
TED HARRISON
Deserted

acrylic on canvas board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1982 on the reverse
20 x 24 ins ( 50.8 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$12,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $14,950.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Joe Fafard, Atta Girl and Boy
JOE FAFARD
Atta Girl and Boy

patinated bronze
signed, dated 1998 and numbered 2/5 on the lower right base
21 x 26 x 3.5 ins ( 53.3 x 66 x 8.9 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$8,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized $13,800.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by David Alexander Colville, Fox and Hedgehog
DAVID ALEXANDER COLVILLE
Fox and Hedgehog

18 carat gold medallion
signed, dated 1972 and numbered 2/12 on the reverse
1.75 x 1.75 ins ( 4.4 x 4.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$10,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $13,800.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Laura Adeline Lyall Muntz, Portrait of a Young Girl
LAURA ADELINE LYALL MUNTZ
Portrait of a Young Girl

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1865, framed as an oval
19.5 x 15 ins ( 49.5 x 38.1 cms ) ( oval )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$10,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized $12,650.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Unionville Church in Winter
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Unionville Church in Winter

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1944 lower right
20 x 26 ins ( 50.8 x 66 cms )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$8,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized $11,500.00
Sale date: June 1st 2016

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Poisson
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Poisson

acrylic on canvas
signed lower right
28 x 40 ins ( 71.1 x 101.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $10,000.00$8,000.00 - $10,000.00
Price Realized $11,500.00
Sale date: June 1st 2016

Artwork by Harold Barling Town, Still Life
HAROLD BARLING TOWN
Still Life

oil and lucite on canvas
signed and dated 1960 lower right
30 x 30 ins ( 76.2 x 76.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$8,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized $11,500.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Christian Marcel Barbeau, La Neige De Ses Rires
CHRISTIAN MARCEL BARBEAU
La Neige De Ses Rires

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 2001 lower right; signed, titled and dated 2001 on the reverse
21.25 x 28.75 ins ( 54 x 73 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $8,740.00
Sale date: June 1st 2016

Previous Auctions

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

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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