Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art (Live Auction) Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art (Live Auction) which concluded on May 25, 2017. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Franklin Carmichael, Old Orchard
FRANKLIN CARMICHAEL
Old Orchard

oil on board
signed and dated 1940 lower right; signed with insignia, dated 1940 and inscribed “16” on the reverse
30 x 36 ins ( 76.2 x 91.4 cms )

Sold for $475,000.00
Sale date: June 12th 2017

Artwork by Tom Thomson, Fallen Timber (Algonquin)
TOM THOMSON
Fallen Timber (Algonquin)

oil on canvas, laid down on paperboard
inscribed “Gordon Harkness” and signed and inscribed by Thoreau MacDonald on the reverse; catalogue raisonne number 1912.02
6 x 9.25 ins ( 15.2 x 23.5 cms )

Sold for $125,000.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Edwin Headley Holgate, Autumn Leaves
EDWIN HEADLEY HOLGATE
Autumn Leaves

oil on canvas
signed lower left
17 x 21 ins ( 43.2 x 53.3 cms )

Sold for $75,000.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Madawaska
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Madawaska

oil on canvas
signed lower left; signed and inscribed “From a sketch made at Madawaska, Ont. 1967” on the reverse
20 x 26 ins ( 50.8 x 66 cms )

Sold for $69,000.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Lawren Stewart Harris, Snow-Covered Trees
LAWREN STEWART HARRIS
Snow-Covered Trees

gouache
a signed inscription by A.J. Casson reads “This is an original by Lawren Harris Sr. 1929” within the lower margin
5.5 x 4.5 ins ( 14 x 11.4 cms ) ( subject )

Sold for $50,600.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Jean Paul Lemieux, Dame au collier de perles
JEAN PAUL LEMIEUX
Dame au collier de perles

oil on canvas
signed lower right; titled on the stretcher
20 x 16 ins ( 50.8 x 40.6 cms )

Sold for $48,300.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by David Lloyd Blackwood, Fire Down on the Labrador
DAVID LLOYD BLACKWOOD
Fire Down on the Labrador

colour etching and aquatint
signed, titled, dated 1980 and inscribed “Artist’s Proof 5/10 Ed. 50” in the lower margin
31.75 x 19.75 ins ( 80.6 x 50.2 cms ) ( subject )

Sold for $48,300.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

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

oil on masonite
signed to the right
12 x 15.75 ins ( 30.5 x 40 cms )

Sold for $36,800.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Old Hotel, Elora
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Old Hotel, Elora

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1929 on the reverse
9.5 x 11.25 ins ( 24.1 x 28.6 cms )

Sold for $36,800.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Ted Harrison, The Grecian House (Dawson City)
TED HARRISON
The Grecian House (Dawson City)

acrylic on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1982 on the reverse
48 x 60 ins ( 121.9 x 152.4 cms )

Sold for $34,500.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Edwin Headley Holgate, Autumn Tangle, Morin Heights
EDWIN HEADLEY HOLGATE
Autumn Tangle, Morin Heights

oil on board
signed with initials lower left; signed, titled and dated “October, 1963” on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Sold for $34,500.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Indian Graves, Echo Bay
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Indian Graves, Echo Bay

oil on board
signed lower right; titled, dated “Sept. 1950” and inscribed “Great Bear Lake”, “Walter Stewart”, “Burt Richardson” and “Canvas 20 x 26” (the sizing crossed out) on the reverse
10.25 x 13.5 ins ( 26 x 34.3 cms )

Sold for $29,900.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Byng Inlet
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Byng Inlet

oil on board
signed lower left; signed and titled on the reverse
12 x 15 ins ( 30.5 x 38.1 cms )

Sold for $29,900.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Ringwood
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Ringwood

watercolour
signed lower right
14.25 x 16.25 ins ( 36.2 x 41.3 cms )

Sold for $28,000.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Sadko, circa 1971
SOREL ETROG
Sadko, circa 1971

painted bronze sculpture
signed and numbered 1/7 on the base
23.5 x 15.75 x 15.5 ins ( 59.7 x 40 x 39.4 cms ) ( including base )

Sold for $27,600.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Previous Auctions

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Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Spring Auction of International Art
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: June 9, 2021
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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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