February Auction of Works on Paper, Prints & Books (Online Auction) Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our February Auction of Works on Paper, Prints & Books (Online Auction) which concluded on February 18, 2020. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Victor Vasarely, Gold Structure (from CTA 102)
VICTOR VASARELY
Gold Structure (from CTA 102)

colour serigraph
signed in pencil in the lower margin; titled to gallery label on the reverse
27.25 x 27.25 ins ( 69.2 x 69.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $944.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Tom Thomson, Joe Creek
TOM THOMSON
Joe Creek

silkscreen
Sampson Matthews; artist name, title and “Issued by the National Gallery of Canada” printed in the margin; a Sampson Matthews label on the reverse, unframed
19.75 x 27 ins ( 50.2 x 68.6 cms ) ( card )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $944.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, A.J. Casson: The Group of Seven Commemorative Anniversary Suite; Folio One: Oil Paintings
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
A.J. Casson: The Group of Seven Commemorative Anniversary Suite; Folio One: Oil Paintings


“The Client”; “Ice Hummocks”; “Thunderheads”; “North Channel”; “Mill Lake”; “Village Mosaic”; “Aftermath”; each signed with initials, titled and numbered AP 43/75 in pencil in the lower margin; housed in card portfolio box with cover page; all unframed
25.5 x 30 ins ( 64.8 x 76.2 cms ) ( each sheet )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $944.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Doris Jean McCarthy, Connamara Flock
DORIS JEAN MCCARTHY
Connamara Flock

watercolour
signed lower right; titled on gallery label on the reverse
4.75 x 6.75 ins ( 12.1 x 17.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $885.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Yousuf Karsh, Vincent Massey
YOUSUF KARSH
Vincent Massey

gelatin silver print
signed and autographed by the sitter in black ink in the lower margin; with studio stamp on the reverse
16.75 x 13.5 ins ( 42.5 x 34.3 cms ) ( plate/sheet )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $885.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Harry Britton, Moncton
HARRY BRITTON
Moncton

watercolour
signed lower left; titled on the reverse
5.5 x 5.25 ins ( 14 x 13.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,000.00$800.00 - $1,000.00
Price Realized $767.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Anne Meredith Barry, Conception Bay Waterfall; Change Islands, Summer
ANNE MEREDITH BARRY
Conception Bay Waterfall; Change Islands, Summer

two colour lithographs
“Conception Bay Waterfall” (signed, titled, dated 1992 lower right and numbered 16/20 in pencil in the lower margin, 19.5 x 27.25 inches); “Change Islands, Summer” (signed, titled, dated 1992 lower right and numbered 14/30 in pencil in the lower margin, 17.75 x 23.5 inches)
19.5 x 27.25 ins ( 49.5 x 69.2 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $767.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Joyce Wieland, Film Strip Sketch, 1960s
JOYCE WIELAND
Film Strip Sketch, 1960s

ink on paper
signed lower right
7.5 x 8.25 ins ( 19.1 x 21 cms )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $767.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Victor Vasarely, Rubin (from Lapidaire)
VICTOR VASARELY
Rubin (from Lapidaire)

colour serigraph
signed and numbered 103/150 in pencil in the lower margin; titled to gallery label on the reverse
32.5 x 29 ins ( 82.6 x 73.7 cms ) ( sheet sight )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $767.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Joyce Wieland, Canada Libre
JOYCE WIELAND
Canada Libre

ink on paper
signed lower right; unframed
8.5 x 10.75 ins ( 21.6 x 27.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00
Price Realized $767.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Doris Jean McCarthy, Sailboats (Riding at St. Tropez)
DORIS JEAN MCCARTHY
Sailboats (Riding at St. Tropez)

watercolour and marker
signed lower right; dated “51224” (February 24, 1951) on the reverse; inscribed “Riding at St. Tropez” on the reverse of the original matting included with this lot; sketching in marker visible within the composition; unframed
15 x 22 ins ( 38.1 x 55.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $767.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by John Scott, Standing Figure
JOHN SCOTT
Standing Figure

ink on paper
35.75 x 24 ins ( 90.8 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $708.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Stanley Francis Turner, A Selection of Six Works
STANLEY FRANCIS TURNER
A Selection of Six Works

six etchings
Western University (signed and titled, 7 ins x 5.5 ins plate size); Lower Town, Quebec “No. 5” (signed, 8.25 ins x 6 ins plate size); Timber Line, Banff (signed, titled, dated 1924 and numbered 1/50, 7 ins x 6.25 ins); St. Anne de Beaupré (signed, titled and numbered 39/50, 11 ins x 8 ins); sold together with two additional signed, untitled etchings (3 ins x 3 ins; 4 ins x 5 ins)
10.75 x 8 ins ( 27.3 x 20.3 cms ) ( largest (subject) )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $708.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith, Limehouse Hole
FREDERIC MARLETT BELL-SMITH
Limehouse Hole

watercolour
signed lower right; titled lower left; inscribed “ Foggy Day on the Thames” top right
7 x 9.75 ins ( 17.8 x 24.8 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $708.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Albert  Dumouchel, Les remparts d’Avila
ALBERT DUMOUCHEL
Les remparts d’Avila

etching
signed, titled, inscribed “epreuve d’etat no. 6” and dated 1961 in pencil in the lower margin
19.5 x 12.5 ins ( 49.5 x 31.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $708.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Previous Auctions

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Sale Closed: June 28, 2022
 
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Sale Closed: June 15, 2022
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Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 31, 2022
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: June 9, 2021
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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
 
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Sale Closed: May 25, 2017
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 22, 2016
 
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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
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Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 29, 2014
 
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