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

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our July Auction of Works on Paper, Prints & Books (Online Auction) which concluded on July 14, 2020. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by James Keirstead, House; Barn
JAMES KEIRSTEAD
House; Barn

ink and wash
two works: each signed and dated 1966
8 x 12 ins ( 20.3 x 30.5 cms ) ( each (sight) )

Auction Estimate: $150.00$100.00 - $150.00
Price Realized $384.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Eight Indigenous Art Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Eight Indigenous Art Reference Books

eight books
- “Pictographs: The Graphic Art of James Simon Mishibinijima” (The Porcupine’s Quill, Erin, Ontario, 1987);
- “Raven’s Cry” (Christie Harris, Bill Reid [illustrations], Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver and Toronto, 1992);
- “The Elders are Watching” (Dave Bouchard, Roy Henry Vickers [illustrations], Eagle Dancer, Tofino, 1990);
- “The Sound of the Drum: The Sacred Art of the Anishnabec” (Mary E. Southcott, Boston Mills Press, 1985 - signed by the author on the title page);
- “Cedar” (Hilary Stewart, Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver & Toronto, 1984);
- “Norval Morrisseau and the Emergence of the Image Makers” (Elizabeth McLuhan and Tom Hill, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 1984);
- “A Cree Life: The Art of Allen Sapp” (John Anson Warner, Thecla Bradshaw, J.J. Douglas Ltd., Vancouver, 1977 - signed by the artist on the title page);
- “Norval Morrisseau” (Key Porter Books, Toronto, 1997)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $360.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Gordon Appelbe Smith, A II
GORDON APPELBE SMITH
A II

colour screenprint
signed, titled, numbered V/X (épreuve d'artiste) and dated 1967 in the lower margin
19.5 x 19.5 ins ( 49.5 x 49.5 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $354.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Carl Beam, Sunspot
CARL BEAM
Sunspot

mixed media on paper
signed lower right; artist’s seal lower left; unframed
15.5 x 11.5 ins ( 39.4 x 29.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00
Price Realized $354.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Herbert Raine, Craig Street, Montreal
HERBERT RAINE
Craig Street, Montreal

etching
signed and titled in the lower margin
7 x 9 ins ( 17.8 x 22.9 cms ) ( plate size )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$150.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $354.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Mashel Teitelbaum, Poplars
MASHEL TEITELBAUM
Poplars

acrylic on paper
signed and dated ‘76 lower right; titled and dated to a label on the reverse
14 x 10.25 ins ( 35.6 x 26 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $354.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Thoreau MacDonald, Eleven Books designed or illustrated by Thoreau MacDonald
THOREAU MACDONALD
Eleven Books designed or illustrated by Thoreau MacDonald


- “Notebooks” (Thoreau MacDonald; Penumbra Press, 1980)
- “Thoreau’s Tales” (David McCabe, Thoreau MacDonald and Susan MacDonald; The Woodchuck Press, 2002)
- “The Ryerson Poetry Chap-Books; The Sea is Our Doorway” (Michael Harrington; Cover design by J.E.H. and Thoreau MacDonald; The Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1947) (Chap-Book Number 124)
- “Hurt not the Earth” (E. Newton-White, drawings by Thoreau MacDonald; The Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1958)
- “A Canadian Nation” (Lorne Pierce, Designed by Thoreau MacDonald; The Ryerson Press, 1960)
- “The Woodcarver’s Wife” (Marjorie L. C. Pickthall with decorations by J.E.H. MacDonald; McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1922)
- “A Word to Us All” (J.E.H. MacDonald with a note by Robert Stacey; McBurnie Cutler Editions, Toronto, 1996) (limited edition keepsake on the occasion of the publication of “J.E.H. MacDonald: Designer”; No. 434 of 500 copies) (signed by Robert Stacey on title page)
- “The Rocking Chair and Other Poems” (A.M. Klein with drawings by Thoreau MacDonald; The Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1966)
- “The Group of Seven: Thoreau MacDonald” (Canadian Art Series; The Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1944
- “South of North: Images of Canada” (Richard Outram, drawings by Thoreau MacDonald; The Porcupine’s Quill, Erin) (signed and inscribed by Rosemary Kilbourn
- “The Songs of Wade Hemsworth” (illustrations by Thoreau MacDonald; Penumbra Press, Waterloo, 1990)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $354.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Nicholas Hornyansky, Quebec from the Citadel
NICHOLAS HORNYANSKY
Quebec from the Citadel

colour etching
signed, titled and numbered 97/150 in the lower margin
8 x 6.75 ins ( 20.3 x 17.1 cms ) ( plate size )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $325.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Rod Prouse, Island Flowers, St. Lucia
ROD PROUSE
Island Flowers, St. Lucia

pastel and watercolour
signed and titled in the lower margin
18.75 x 24 ins ( 47.6 x 61 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $325.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Elene Gamache, Bird’s Song
ELENE GAMACHE
Bird’s Song

mixed media on paper
signed lower right
20 x 19.5 ins ( 50.8 x 49.5 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $325.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Joseph Drapell, Untitled Abstraction
JOSEPH DRAPELL
Untitled Abstraction

oil on paper
signed and dated 2000 lower left; unframed
30 x 22.5 ins ( 76.2 x 57.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $295.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Raymond Victor Cattell, Abstraction
RAYMOND VICTOR CATTELL
Abstraction

watercolour
signed lower right
19.5 x 29 ins ( 49.5 x 73.7 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00
Price Realized $295.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Gordon Appelbe Smith, Homage to Bill Skow ‘47
GORDON APPELBE SMITH
Homage to Bill Skow ‘47

colour lithograph
signed, titled, dated 1993 and inscribed “Original drawing made in 1947 at Alert Bay - When Chief Bill Scow (sic) took me to Gwayasdums in his fish boat”; unframed
30.25 x 22.5 ins ( 76.8 x 57.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00
Price Realized $295.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Walter Coucill, Hallmark Christmas Card Illustration #2
WALTER COUCILL
Hallmark Christmas Card Illustration #2

tempera
signed in the lower right margin; signed, titled and dated “circa 1970” on a label affixed to the reverse of the framing
14.25 x 9.25 ins ( 36.2 x 23.5 cms ) ( subject )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $295.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Rodolphe Duguay, L’épouvantail; Le four
RODOLPHE DUGUAY
L’épouvantail; Le four

pair of woodblock prints
each signed and titled within the margin of the plate; each unframed (affixed to supports)
7.5 x 8.25 ins ( 19.1 x 21 cms ) ( largest )

Auction Estimate: $450.00$350.00 - $450.00
Price Realized $295.00
Sale date: July 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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