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 John William Beatty, Autumn
JOHN WILLIAM BEATTY
Autumn

oil on board
signed lower left
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $9,000.00$7,000.00 - $9,000.00
Price Realized $4,900.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by David Lloyd Blackwood, Gram Glover’s Dream
DAVID LLOYD BLACKWOOD
Gram Glover’s Dream

colour etching and aquatint
signed, titled, dated 1969 and inscribed “Artist’s Proof” in the lower margin
34 x 22.25 ins ( 86.4 x 56.5 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $4,720.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Bruno Joseph Bobak, Vancouver Harbour
BRUNO JOSEPH BOBAK
Vancouver Harbour

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed and titled on the reverse
40 x 48 ins ( 101.6 x 121.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $4,720.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Peter Clapham Sheppard, Hauling the Maple Syrup out of the Bush
PETER CLAPHAM SHEPPARD
Hauling the Maple Syrup out of the Bush

oil on board
signed lower left
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $4,484.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Jean Paul Lemieux, Soleil d’après-midi
JEAN PAUL LEMIEUX
Soleil d’après-midi

oil on panel
signed with initials lower right; signed on the reverse
5.5 x 6.75 ins ( 14 x 17.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $4,484.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by James Edward Hervey MacDonald, Birch Woods
JAMES EDWARD HERVEY MACDONALD
Birch Woods

watercolour
signed with initials lower left
10 x 7 ins ( 25.4 x 17.8 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $4,425.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Yvonne McKague Housser, Untitled
YVONNE MCKAGUE HOUSSER
Untitled

oil on aluminum
signed with initials and dated 1949 lower left; a graphite preparatory sketch of the subject on the reverse
19.5 x 16 ins ( 49.5 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $4,400.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Doris Jean McCarthy, Sun Magic (North Lake, Haliburton)
DORIS JEAN MCCARTHY
Sun Magic (North Lake, Haliburton)

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and inscribed “Not For Sale” on the reverse
10.5 x 13.5 ins ( 26.7 x 34.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $4,248.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Split Rock Island, Georgian Bay
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Split Rock Island, Georgian Bay

double-sided graphite drawing
signed and titled in blue ink lower right recto; a second Georgian Bay landscape on the reverse (both sides visible within current custom framing)
8 x 11.25 ins ( 20.3 x 28.6 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized $4,130.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, Oslo
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
Oslo

oil on canvas board
signed lower right; titled faintly & inscribed indistinctly on the reverse
7 x 11 ins ( 17.8 x 27.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $4,012.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Joyce Wieland, Still Life
JOYCE WIELAND
Still Life

oil on board
signed lower right
8 x 10 ins ( 20.3 x 25.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $3,776.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Alan Caswell Collier, Tug “Nipigon”, Abitibi Marine Base
ALAN CASWELL COLLIER
Tug “Nipigon”, Abitibi Marine Base

oil on board
signed lower right; titled and inscribed “Orient Bay, Ont” on the reverse
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $3,776.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Francine Simonin, Viva Nina
FRANCINE SIMONIN
Viva Nina

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 2008 on the reverse
19.75 x 19.75 ins ( 50.2 x 50.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $3,776.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Doris Jean McCarthy, Fish Storage Sheds, Gaspé
DORIS JEAN MCCARTHY
Fish Storage Sheds, Gaspé

oil on split panel
signed lower left
11.5 x 13.5 ins ( 29.2 x 34.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $3,540.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Artwork by Doris Jean McCarthy, Murray Bay from Above, 1947
DORIS JEAN MCCARTHY
Murray Bay from Above, 1947

oil on split panel
signed lower right
11.5 x 13.5 ins ( 29.2 x 34.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $3,540.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

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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