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 29, 2018. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Doris Jean McCarthy, Broughton Island N.W.T., 1979
DORIS JEAN MCCARTHY
Broughton Island N.W.T., 1979

oil on board
signed lower right; inscribed with inventory number “790617B” on the reverse
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $4,956.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Gathie Falk, Men’s Right Boot
GATHIE FALK
Men’s Right Boot

ceramic sculpture; condition noted
7 x 11.75 x 4.25 ins ( 17.8 x 29.8 x 10.8 cms ) ( overall subject )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $4,720.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by William Goodridge Roberts, Bend in the Gouffre River, Mid-Summer, Laurentians
WILLIAM GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
Bend in the Gouffre River, Mid-Summer, Laurentians

oil on board
signed lower right
25 x 32 ins ( 63.5 x 81.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized $4,720.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by John Young Johnstone, Village Scene, St. Joachim, Quebec
JOHN YOUNG JOHNSTONE
Village Scene, St. Joachim, Quebec

oil on board
signed lower right
10 x 12 ins ( 25.4 x 30.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $4,484.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Joe Norris, All Fish but the Rabbit
JOE NORRIS
All Fish but the Rabbit

enamel on board
signed and dated 1986 lower right
24 x 30 ins ( 61 x 76.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized $4,248.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Emily Carr, Klee Wyck Pot
EMILY CARR
Klee Wyck Pot

painted ceramic
incised “Klee Wyck” and inscribed “Jasper Park Lodge” on underside
1.75 x 2.75 x 2.75 ins ( 4.4 x 7 x 7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $4,012.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith, Great Glacier of Selkirks
FREDERIC MARLETT BELL-SMITH
Great Glacier of Selkirks

oil on board
signed lower left; titled on the reverse
9.25 x 12.25 ins ( 23.5 x 31.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $4,012.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Randolph Stanley Hewton, Village in Autumn
RANDOLPH STANLEY HEWTON
Village in Autumn

oil on canvas
16 x 18 ins ( 40.6 x 45.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized $3,540.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Joe Fafard, Capillery III
JOE FAFARD
Capillery III

laser-cut steel with powder coating
incised signature and 2008 on the base
7.5 x 9.75 x 1.25 ins ( 19.1 x 24.8 x 3.2 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,500.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $3,540.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Attributed to Joseph Légaré, The Frozen Ice Cone at Montmorency Falls
ATTRIBUTED TO JOSEPH LÉGARÉ
The Frozen Ice Cone at Montmorency Falls

oil on canvas
inscribed “Légaré” and “Ice Cone, Montmorency Falls” on the stretcher
12.75 x 15.75 ins ( 32.4 x 40 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $3,540.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Joyce Wieland, White Snow Goose of Canada Crest
JOYCE WIELAND
White Snow Goose of Canada Crest

embroidery floss crest
5.5 x 4.5 ins ( 14 x 11.4 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $3,540.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Fernand Toupin, Coin de nuit
FERNAND TOUPIN
Coin de nuit

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1979 lower right; titled on a label on the reverse
18 x 14 ins ( 45.7 x 35.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $3,304.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Lawren Stewart Harris, Laurentians (LSH 8-9)
LAWREN STEWART HARRIS
Laurentians (LSH 8-9)

pencil drawing
inscribed “LSH 8-9” on the reverse
8.5 x 11 ins ( 21.6 x 27.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $3,068.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Frederick Arthur Verner, Hunting by Canoe
FREDERICK ARTHUR VERNER
Hunting by Canoe

watercolour on paper, laid down on card
signed and dated 1877 lower right
6.25 x 10.75 ins ( 15.9 x 27.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $3,068.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Alan Caswell Collier, Flowing Dark
ALAN CASWELL COLLIER
Flowing Dark

oil on canvas board
signed lower left; titled on the artist label on the reverse
18 x 24 ins ( 45.7 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $3,068.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

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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