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 Guy Bailey, Untitled
GUY BAILEY
Untitled

oil on paper
signed lower left
30 x 22.75 ins ( 76.2 x 57.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $295.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Four Canadian Art Books and Two Drawings
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Four Canadian Art Books and Two Drawings

books and drawings
“The Group of Seven” (Dennis Reid, The National Gallery of Canada, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Toronto, Montreal, 1970);
“From the Forest to the Sea: Emily Carr in British Columbia” (Sarah Milroy, Goose Lane Editions, Toronto, 2015);
“F.H. Varley: Portraits into the Light (Katerina Atanassova, Dundurn Press, Toronto, 2007); “The Tangled Garden: The Art of J.E.H. MacDonald” (Paul Duval, Cerebus/Prentice Art, Scarborough, 1978);
Edward D. Nares, “Grand Falls”, pencil on paper laid down on paper, signed, titled and dated “July 2nd, 1867” in pencil lower left, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, was to accompany 86th limited edition copy of “Memoir of an Art Dealer 2” by G. Blair Laing);
Francis A. Grant, “Near Montmorenci, Summer 1852”, ink on paper laid down on paper, signed and titled, 8 x 11 inches, was to accompany 87th limited edition copy of “Memoir of an Art Dealer 2” by G. Blair Laing
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00
Price Realized $295.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Graham Noble Norwell, Rural Home; Cabin by the River
GRAHAM NOBLE NORWELL
Rural Home; Cabin by the River

pair of watercolours
each signed with initials
4 x 5 ins ( 10.2 x 12.7 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$150.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $295.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Charles Walter Simpson, La Carriole
CHARLES WALTER SIMPSON
La Carriole

etching
signed, titled and dated 1929 in the lower margin
3 x 3.5 ins ( 7.6 x 8.9 cms ) ( plate size )

Auction Estimate: $150.00$100.00 - $150.00
Price Realized $295.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by David Thauberger, Whale Print
DAVID THAUBERGER
Whale Print

colour lithograph
signed, titled, dated 1979 and numbered 35/150 in the lower margin; unframed (shrinkwrapped)
16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00
Price Realized $266.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Eleven Art Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Eleven Art Books

books
“The First One Hundred Years” (Edward J. Nicholson, Brigdens Limited, 1970);
“Art, the Art Community and the Law: A legal and business guide for artists, collectors, gallery owners and curators” (Stephen B. Smart, with Mary Baxter, International Self Counsel Press Ltd., Canada, 1994);
“E. Grace Coombs Artist” (Lorne Pierce, The Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1949);
“Hot Art: Chasing Thieves and Detectives through the Secret World of Stolen Art” (Joshua Knelman, Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver, 2011); “Art Fakes in America: The Lively Business of Making, Buying and Selling Fraudulent Art from Colonial Times to the Present, with Advice on Avoiding Swindles” (David L. Goodrich, The Viking Press, New York, 1973);
“Leonard and Reva Brooks: Artists in Exile in San Miguel de Allende” (John Virtue, McGill Queen’s University Press, Montreal & Kingston, 2001);
“Tom Thomson: Design for a Canadian Hero” (Joan Murray, Dundurn Press, Toronto, 1998); “Jewish Life in Canada” (William Kurelek & Abraham Arnold, Hurtig Publishers, Edmonton, 1976);
“E.J. Hughes” (Ian M. Thom, Vancouver Art Gallery, Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver/Toronto,2002);
“William Kurelek: The Messenger” (Tobi Bruce, Mary Jo Hughes, Andrew Kear, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 2011);
“Lawren Harris” (Bess Harris and R.G.P. Colgrove, Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1969)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00
Price Realized $266.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Joyce Wieland, Bunnies
JOYCE WIELAND
Bunnies

coloured pencil on paper
initialled lower right; unframed
9 x 11.75 ins ( 22.9 x 29.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $266.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Ann Beam, Two Studies for the Motherline
ANN BEAM
Two Studies for the Motherline

mixed media on paper
each signed lower right; titled lower left; each unframed
15 x 12 ins ( 38.1 x 30.5 cms ) ( each sheet )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $266.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Michael Snow, The Meeting
MICHAEL SNOW
The Meeting

lithograph, laid down on card
signed, dated 1972 and numbered 133/150 in the lower margin; signed, titled and dated 1956 within the plate; unframed
31.25 x 21.5 ins ( 79.4 x 54.6 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00
Price Realized $266.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by William Arthur Winter, Three Portraits
WILLIAM ARTHUR WINTER
Three Portraits


“Portrait of a Child Sitting” (signed, dated 1972, 11.75 x 18 inches); “Young Boy in a Parka” (signed, dated 1971, 18 x 12 inches) and “Portrait of a Girl” (signed, dated 1972, 11 x 8.25 inches)
18 x 12 ins ( 45.7 x 30.5 cms ) ( largest )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $266.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Rodolphe Duguay, Pecheur au clair de lune
RODOLPHE DUGUAY
Pecheur au clair de lune

woodblock, hinged to card
signed, titled and numbered 28/275 on card support
7 x 9.25 ins ( 17.8 x 23.5 cms ) ( image )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00
Price Realized $236.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Joseph Ernest Sampson, Veterans of the Sea
JOSEPH ERNEST SAMPSON
Veterans of the Sea

silkscreen
signed lower left; Sampson Matthews label on the reverse
29.25 x 39.75 ins ( 74.3 x 101 cms )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00
Price Realized $236.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Carl Beam, Three B.C. Schools
CARL BEAM
Three B.C. Schools

mixed media on paper
signed lower right; artist’s seal lower left; unframed
15 x 12 ins ( 38.1 x 30.5 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00
Price Realized $236.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Carl Beam, Fin Whale at The Bluff, Durban
CARL BEAM
Fin Whale at The Bluff, Durban

mixed media on paper
signed lower right; artist’s seal lower left; unframed
15 x 12 ins ( 38.1 x 30.5 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00
Price Realized $236.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Jean-Paul Jérôme, Tirage Etutin
JEAN-PAUL JÉRÔME
Tirage Etutin

etching
signed and numbered 11/18 in the lower margin
17.25 x 12.5 ins ( 43.8 x 31.8 cms ) ( subject )

Auction Estimate: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00
Price Realized $236.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Previous Auctions

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Spring Live Auction - Session 1
Sale Closed: May 30, 2024
 
Spring Live Auction - Session 2
Sale Closed: May 30, 2024
 
Modern & Contemporary International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
The Group of Seven (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
Select Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
Works from the Estate of Dennis Reid (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
The Artwork of David Blackwood (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
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
 

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