Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art (Live Auction) Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art (Live Auction) which concluded on November 19, 2019. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Jean Paul Lemieux, Basse messe, dimanche
JEAN PAUL LEMIEUX
Basse messe, dimanche

oil on canvas
signed, titled “Basse Messe” and dated 1983 lower left; inscribed “Dimanche” on the stretcher
39 x 92 ins ( 99.1 x 233.7 cms )

Sold for $330,400.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, Highland Games, Fredericton
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
Highland Games, Fredericton

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled and inscribed “75” on the reverse
40 x 48 ins ( 101.6 x 121.9 cms )

Sold for $100,300.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by William Kurelek, Brothers
WILLIAM KURELEK
Brothers

mixed media on board
signed with monogram and dated 1971 lower right; titled on the reverse of the artist’s frame
24 x 36 ins ( 61 x 91.4 cms )

Sold for $95,000.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Jean Albert McEwen, Rose traversant les jaunes
JEAN ALBERT MCEWEN
Rose traversant les jaunes

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1978 lower right; titled on the reverse
88 x 68 ins ( 223.5 x 172.7 cms )

Sold for $88,500.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by William Kurelek, Pioneer Homestead on a Winter’s Evening
WILLIAM KURELEK
Pioneer Homestead on a Winter’s Evening

mixed media on board
signed with monogram and dated 1971 lower right; titled on the reverse of the artist’s frame
24.5 x 19 ins ( 62.2 x 48.3 cms )

Sold for $82,600.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Cornelius Krieghoff, Hudson Bay Trader (Early Trading with the Indians), circa 1845-47
CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF
Hudson Bay Trader (Early Trading with the Indians), circa 1845-47

oil on canvas
signed lower right
11.5 x 15.5 ins ( 29.2 x 39.4 cms )

Sold for $47,200.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Gordon Appelbe Smith, West Coast #2 (1974)
GORDON APPELBE SMITH
West Coast #2 (1974)

acrylic on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled, inscribed “April” and stamped with the artist’s name on the stretcher; dated 1974 on the gallery label on the reverse
56 x 65 ins ( 142.2 x 165.1 cms )

Sold for $40,120.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Takao Tanabe, Autumn Foothills
TAKAO TANABE
Autumn Foothills

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1983 lower right; signed, titled, dated “3/83” and inscribed “Errington” on the reverse
26 x 72 ins ( 66 x 182.9 cms )

Sold for $37,760.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by André Charles Biéler, The Market Stall
ANDRÉ CHARLES BIÉLER
The Market Stall

oil on board
signed lower left; titled and dated “Sept. 1946” on the artist’s label on the reverse
16.5 x 20.25 ins ( 41.9 x 51.4 cms )

Sold for $29,500.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Frederick Grant Banting, Inlet, French River
FREDERICK GRANT BANTING
Inlet, French River

oil on board
certified and dated “24-4-76” by Lady Henrietta E. Banting on a stamp and dated 1933 on an exhibition label on the reverse
10.5 x 13.5 ins ( 26.7 x 34.3 cms )

Sold for $28,320.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Small Chair (Hand)
SOREL ETROG
Small Chair (Hand)

bronze
stamped signature and editioned 2/7
17.5 x 9.5 x 8.5 ins ( 44.5 x 24.1 x 21.6 cms ) ( overall )

Sold for $28,320.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Clarence Alphonse Gagnon, La Mare, Baie St. Paul, 1920
CLARENCE ALPHONSE GAGNON
La Mare, Baie St. Paul, 1920

oil on panel
certified by Lucile Rodier Gagnon (no.358) on a label on the reverse
4.75 x 7 ins ( 12.1 x 17.8 cms )

Sold for $23,600.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Peter Clapham Sheppard, St. Lawrence Market
PETER CLAPHAM SHEPPARD
St. Lawrence Market

oil on canvas
signed lower right; estate stamp on the reverse
20 x 25 ins ( 50.8 x 63.5 cms )

Sold for $23,600.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Christian Marcel Barbeau, Dents de sable à cran d’acier / le langage des sources
CHRISTIAN MARCEL BARBEAU
Dents de sable à cran d’acier / le langage des sources

oil on canvas, laid on panel
signed and dated 1947 lower right; signed, titled and dated on the reverse
11.75 x 16.75 ins ( 29.8 x 42.5 cms )

Sold for $23,600.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Ronald York Wilson, Untitled
RONALD YORK WILSON
Untitled

oil on canvas
signed lower right
52 x 80 ins ( 132.1 x 203.2 cms )

Sold for $22,420.00
Sale date: November 19th 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
 
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Sale Closed: November 29, 2013
 

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