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 28, 2019. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Claude Tousignant, Absurdo
CLAUDE TOUSIGNANT
Absurdo

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated “11-64” lower left
72 x 72 ins ( 182.9 x 182.9 cms )

Sold for $188,800.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Lawren Stewart Harris, Algoma Sketch XCII (Algoma Autumn)
LAWREN STEWART HARRIS
Algoma Sketch XCII (Algoma Autumn)

oil on panel
titled on a label on the reverse; a cross in a circle inscribed on the reverse
10.25 x 13.75 ins ( 26 x 34.9 cms )

Sold for $130,000.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by David Brown Milne, Soft Hills (Misty Hill) (Boston Corners, N.Y.)
DAVID BROWN MILNE
Soft Hills (Misty Hill) (Boston Corners, N.Y.)

watercolour
Catalogue Raisonne Number 107.89 (circa June, 1917); titled “Soft Hills” (crossed out) by Patsy Milne and dated 1917 on the reverse
15 x 22.5 ins ( 38.1 x 57.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Sold for $112,100.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Tom Thomson, Road Near Leith
TOM THOMSON
Road Near Leith

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1908 lower right; catalogue raisonne number 1918.04
8.25 x 13.5 ins ( 21 x 34.3 cms )

Sold for $100,300.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by William Perehudoff, AC-69-29
WILLIAM PEREHUDOFF
AC-69-29

acrylic on canvas
signed and inscribed “AC-69-#29” on the reverse
63.5 x 78.75 ins ( 161.3 x 200 cms )

Sold for $51,920.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Bill Ronald Reid, Bear Cub Pendant (1990)
BILL RONALD REID
Bear Cub Pendant (1990)


22k gold pendant with abalone inlay and 18k gold clasp

hand signed, dated 1990 and numbered 2/15 on the reverse
1 x .75 ins ( 2.5 x 1.9 cms ) ( including clasp )

Sold for $47,200.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Ochre Blue Square
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Ochre Blue Square

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1962 lower left; signed, titled and dated 1962 on the reverse
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Sold for $30,680.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Summer Afternoon/The Lovers
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Summer Afternoon/The Lovers

oil on board
signed and dated 1951 lower right
30 x 40 ins ( 76.2 x 101.6 cms )

Sold for $28,320.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Frederick Horsman Varley, Spring Meadow, Don Valley
FREDERICK HORSMAN VARLEY
Spring Meadow, Don Valley

oil on canvas
titled and Varley Inventory Number 1044 stamped on the stretcher
9.25 x 13.25 ins ( 23.5 x 33.7 cms )

Sold for $28,320.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Lawren Stewart Harris, Algoma
LAWREN STEWART HARRIS
Algoma

graphite on paper
3.75 x 5 ins ( 9.5 x 12.7 cms )

Sold for $25,960.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté, Near Arthabaska at Dusk
MARC-AURÈLE DE FOY SUZOR-COTÉ
Near Arthabaska at Dusk

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1922 lower right
20 x 27 ins ( 50.8 x 68.6 cms )

Sold for $23,600.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

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

mixed media on board
signed to the right
11.5 x 12.5 ins ( 29.2 x 31.8 cms )

Sold for $21,240.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Robert Bateman, Cheetah on the Mara
ROBERT BATEMAN
Cheetah on the Mara

acrylic on board
signed and dated 2000 lower right
11.75 x 18 ins ( 29.8 x 45.7 cms )

Sold for $21,240.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Sun and Fog, Great Bear Lake
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Sun and Fog, Great Bear Lake

oil on board
signed lower right; titled, dated 1938 and inscribed “J.S. McLean” on the reverse
10.5 x 13.5 ins ( 26.7 x 34.3 cms )

Sold for $20,060.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, South Pine from Split Rock
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
South Pine from Split Rock

oil on panel
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated “August 1956” on the reverse
10.5 x 13.5 ins ( 26.7 x 34.3 cms )

Sold for $18,880.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Previous Auctions

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

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
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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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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