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 )

Auction Estimate: $500,000.00$300,000.00 - $500,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $50,000.00$30,000.00 - $50,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $150,000.00$100,000.00 - $150,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $70,000.00$50,000.00 - $70,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$10,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $25,000.00$20,000.00 - $25,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $18,000.00$15,000.00 - $18,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$9,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized $22,420.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Previous Auctions

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

Capture (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
Modern Forms (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
The Academy (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
International Prints, Multiples & Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Celebrating Women Artists (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
La belle province (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Art Gallery of Hamilton (Auction of Donated Artwork for Fundraising) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Coast to Coast (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
En plein air (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
Watercolours & Drawings (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
Canadian Prints & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
20th Century Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
The Academy (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
Inuit & First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
The Collection of Joe & Anita Robertson (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 12, 2023
 
Bidding in a Winter Wonderland (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 12, 2023
 
An Important Private Collection of Canadian Art (Session 2)
Sale Closed: December 6, 2023
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Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian & International Art (Session 1)
Sale Closed: December 6, 2023
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Modern & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
British & Continental Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Toronto: Represented and Abstracted (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Auction to Benefit NSCAD (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Select Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Artwork from a Private Collection (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Select Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 10, 2023
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 10, 2023
 
Little Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 10, 2023
 
Prints & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2023
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2023
 
Art of Quebec (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2023
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 15, 2023
 
Works on Paper & Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 15, 2023
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 25, 2023
 
Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 25, 2023
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 25, 2023
 
Modern & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 27, 2023
 
The Art of Europe (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 27, 2023
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 27, 2023
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian & International Art (Session 1)
Sale Closed: June 8, 2023
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An Important Private Collection of Canadian Art (Session 2)
Sale Closed: June 8, 2023
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Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2023
 
Art of Quebec (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2023
 
The Group of Seven & Their Associates (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2023
 
April Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
Select Canadian Prints (Online Auctions)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
Inuit & First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 21, 2023
 
Peaks to Prairies: Art of Western Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 21, 2023
 
Celebrating Women Artists (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 21, 2023
 
Works on Paper & Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 28, 2023
 
Three Dimensions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 28, 2023
 
Canada & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 28, 2023
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Canadian Winter (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Books & Reference (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
From the Estate of William Ronald (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Holiday Charm (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 13, 2022
 
Coast to Coast (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 13, 2022
 
An Important Private Collection of Canadian Art (Session 2)
Sale Closed: December 1, 2022
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Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art (Session 1)
Sale Closed: December 1, 2022
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Canadian Group of Painters (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
Fall Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
October Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
Little Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
La belle province (Art of Quebec) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 27, 2022
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 27, 2022
 
Inuit & First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 27, 2022
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
Prints & Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
The Art of Barbara Mercer (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
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
 

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