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 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

Artwork by Serge Tousignant, Environment Transformé No. 3 - Terrace Outremont
SERGE TOUSIGNANT
Environment Transformé No. 3 - Terrace Outremont

colour lithograph
signed, titled, dated 1976 and numbered 2/100 in the lower margin
17.75 x 24 ins ( 45.1 x 61 cms ) ( subject )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $236.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Artwork by Carl Beam, Bee
CARL BEAM
Bee

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

Previous Auctions

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Sale Closed: May 31, 2022
 
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Sale Closed: May 31, 2022
 
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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
 
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Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
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Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
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Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
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Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
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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: June 24, 2021
 
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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
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Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 20, 2018
 
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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
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Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 25, 2015
 
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Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
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Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art
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Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
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