March/April Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction) Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our March/April Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction) which concluded on April 14, 2020. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Wilfred Molson Barnes, Sunlight and Shadow
WILFRED MOLSON BARNES
Sunlight and Shadow

oil on board
signed lower left; signed and titled on a label affixed to the reverse
9.5 x 13.25 ins ( 24.1 x 33.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $531.00
Sale date: April 14th 2020

Artwork by William John Bertram Newcombe, Where The Sun Is
WILLIAM JOHN BERTRAM NEWCOMBE
Where The Sun Is

oil on board
signed and dated 1954 lower right; signed, titled and dated “July /54” on the reverse; unframed
22 x 30 ins ( 55.9 x 76.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $489.00
Sale date: April 14th 2020

Artwork by Gerald Gladstone, Shoreline Light #8
GERALD GLADSTONE
Shoreline Light #8

three oils on canvas
titled and dated 2002 to a gallery label on the reverse
24 x 18 ins ( 61 x 45.7 cms ) ( each canvas )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $502.00
Sale date: April 14th 2020

Artwork by William Kurelek, Sky Tossing
WILLIAM KURELEK
Sky Tossing

colour photolithograph
signed and numbered 51/300 in the lower margin
12 x 9.5 ins ( 30.5 x 24.1 cms ) ( subject )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $502.00
Sale date: April 14th 2020

Artwork by Arthur Lismer, Son premier croquis; Landscape with House
ARTHUR LISMER
Son premier croquis; Landscape with House

double-sided graphite on paper
“Son premier croquis” (signed with initials and titled lower centre); on the reverse “Landscape with Building”
7 x 5.25 ins ( 17.8 x 13.3 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $502.00
Sale date: April 14th 2020

Artwork by John Ensor, Summer’s Store
JOHN ENSOR
Summer’s Store

sampson matthews silkscreen
artist name, title and “Issued by the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa” printed in the margin; signed within the plate; a Sampson Matthews label on the reverse, unframed
19.75 x 28.5 ins ( 50.2 x 72.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $502.00
Sale date: April 14th 2020

Artwork by William Ronald, Red Abstraction
WILLIAM RONALD
Red Abstraction

watercolour
signed lower right
18 x 19.75 ins ( 45.7 x 50.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $472.00
Sale date: April 14th 2020

Artwork by Ronald York Wilson, Laurentian Road
RONALD YORK WILSON
Laurentian Road

oil on board
signed lower left; titled to a label on the reverse
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $472.00
Sale date: April 14th 2020

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Rider with Second Horse (2)
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Rider with Second Horse (2)

2 pencil sketches
“Rider with Second Horse” (pencil sketch, unsigned - 4.5 x 7.5 ins.);
“Rider with Second Horse” (pencil sketch, unsigned - 3 x 4.5 ins.)
4.5 x 7.5 ins ( 11.4 x 19.1 cms ) ( sight (largest piece) )

Auction Estimate: $150.00$100.00 - $150.00
Price Realized $472.00
Sale date: April 14th 2020

Artwork by James Mishibinijima Simon, Sweat Lodge Rocks
JAMES MISHIBINIJIMA SIMON
Sweat Lodge Rocks

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1975 lower right; signed, titled and dated on reverse; unframed
30 x 35 ins ( 76.2 x 88.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $472.00
Sale date: April 14th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, A.J. Casson / A Tribute
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
A.J. Casson / A Tribute

book
M.B. Loates Publishing, 1980; signed by A.J. Casson and Paul Duval and numbered 102/150 in pencil on the title page; a signed and numbered 102/150 A.J. Casson lithograph is included (sheet 15.5 x 18.5 inches); housed in its original case
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $472.00
Sale date: April 14th 2020

Artwork by Barker Fairley, Portrait of a Lady
BARKER FAIRLEY
Portrait of a Lady

colour lithograph and book
signed and numbered 4/150 in pencil in the lower margin; unframed;
sold together with “Barker Fairley: Portraits” (Gary Michael Dault, Methuen Publications, Agincourt, Ontario, 1981); signed by the artist and numbered 4/150 on the inside front page; housed in original box

30 x 22.25 ins ( 76.2 x 56.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $472.00
Sale date: April 14th 2020

Artwork by Kathleen Francis Daly Pepper, Seated Figure
KATHLEEN FRANCIS DALY PEPPER
Seated Figure

graphite
signed and dated 1943 lower right
16.5 x 12.5 ins ( 41.9 x 31.8 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $472.00
Sale date: April 14th 2020

Artwork by Jan Menses, Kardish Series #58
JAN MENSES
Kardish Series #58

oil and acrylic on board
signed, titled (#58) ,dated “19-V-’66” & “’66” and numbered 2/2 on the reverse; sold together with “Canadian artists in exhibition/artistes canadiens: expositions 1972/73” (Toronto, 1974), within which this artwork is reproduced on page 132
15.75 x 12 ins ( 40 x 30.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $472.00
Sale date: April 14th 2020

Artwork by Lindee Climo , Portrait of a Steer
LINDEE CLIMO
Portrait of a Steer

oil on board
signed upper left
16.75 x 17 ins ( 42.5 x 43.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $443.00
Sale date: April 14th 2020

Previous Auctions

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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
 
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
 
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 (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Spring Live 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
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 29, 2013
 

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