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 Manly Edward MacDonald, Standing Female Nude
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Standing Female Nude

pencil drawing
14 x 10 ins ( 35.6 x 25.4 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $150.00$100.00 - $150.00
Price Realized $207.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Jack Reppen, Musician
JACK REPPEN
Musician

charcoal
signed and dated 1961 lower right; unframed
19 x 11.75 ins ( 48.3 x 29.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $207.00
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 ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $207.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Six Canadian Art Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Six Canadian Art Reference Books

six books
- ”Painting Place: The Life and Work of David B. Milne” (David P. Silcox, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1996);
- “Reflections in a Quiet Pool: The Prints of David Milne” (Rosemarie Tovell, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1980);
- “Jock Macdonald” (Joyce Zemans, Canadian Artist Series, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1985);
- “Paul-Émile Borduas” (François-Marc Gagnon, Canadian Artist Series, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1976);
- “The Logic of Ecstasy: Canadian Mystical Painting, 1920-1940” (Ann Davis, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1992);
- “Alex Colville: Diary of a War Artist” (Graham Metson and Cheryl Lean [compiled], Nimbus Publishing Ltd., Halifax, 1981)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$100.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $183.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Six Reference Books on Female Canadian Artists
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Six Reference Books on Female Canadian Artists


- “The Art of Mary Pratt: The Substance of Light” (Tom Smart; Goose Lane Editions and The Beaverbrook Art Gallery, 1995)
- “E. Grace Coombs” (Lorne Pierce; The Ryerson Press, 1949) (signed by E. Grace Coombs and James Lawson on title page)
- “A Personal Calligraphy” (Mary Pratt; Goose Lanes Editions, 2000)
- “A Fool in Paradise: An Artist’s Early Life” (Doris McCarthy; Macfarlane, Walter and Ross, 1991) (first edition; signed by the artist on title page)
- “Doris McCarthy: My Life” (Doris McCarthy and Charis Wahl; Second Story Press, 2006)
- “Anne Savage: The Story of a Canadian Painter” (Anne McDougall; Harvest House Ltd., 1977)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $177.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Henri Leopold Masson, Landscape; Ice Skaters; Six Girls at the Lake
HENRI LEOPOLD MASSON
Landscape; Ice Skaters; Six Girls at the Lake

three lithographs
-”Landscape” (lithograph, signed lower right and numbered 88/100 lower left)
-”Ice Skaters” (lithograph, signed lower right and numbered 88/100 lower left)
-”Six Girls at the Lake” (lithograph, signed lower right and numbered 88/100 lower left)
14.25 x 21.5 ins ( 36.2 x 54.6 cms ) ( each sheet - sight )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $177.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Herbert Raine, Chateau de Ramezay, Montreal, PQ
HERBERT RAINE
Chateau de Ramezay, Montreal, PQ

lithograph
signed and titled in the lower margin
9 x 7.75 ins ( 22.9 x 19.7 cms ) ( subject )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $177.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Nine Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Nine Books

nine books
“Reflected Lights: Frank Panabaker - His Story in Words and Pictures” (Frank Panabaker, The Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1957);
“Firestone Art Collection” (Ontario Heritage Foundation, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Limited, Canada, 1978);
“Atma Buddhi Manas: The Later Work of Lawren S. Harris” (Dennis Reid, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 1985); “David Milne” (ed. Ian Thom, Douglas & McIntyre, 1991);
“The McMichael Canadian Collection” (McMichael Canadian Collection, Kleinburg, 1979);
“A.J. Casson (Canadian Artists 1)” (Margaret Gray, Margaret Rand, Lois Steen, Gage Publishing, 1976);
“A to Z of Canadian Art, Artists & Art Terms” (Blake McKendry, Kingston, 1997);
“The History of Painting in Canada: Toward a People’s Art” (Barry Lord, NC Press, Toronto, 1974);
“Contemporary Canadian Painting” (William Withrow, McLelland and Stewart Limited, Toronto, 1972)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $177.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Paul Duval “Leo Mol”; Leo Mol “Judy” and “Lora” lithographs
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Paul Duval “Leo Mol”; Leo Mol “Judy” and “Lora” lithographs

book with two prints
Paul Duval, “Leo Mol”, Loch Gallery, Winnipeg, 1982; signed by the author and artist on the frontispage, with inscription from Leo Mol; includes
“Judy” (print, signed, titled and numbered 117/165 in pencil in the lower margin, 11.5 x 9 inches sheet size);
“Lora” (print, signed, titled and numbered 117/165 in pencil in the lower margin, 11.5 x 9 inches); both in original case; both unframed
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$100.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $177.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Sixteen Group of Seven Art Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Sixteen Group of Seven Art Reference Books

sixteen books
- “An Evening with Members of the Group of Seven” (Ontario Society for Education through Art, Toronto, 1965);
- “National Gallery of Canada, Bulletin” (23/1974, Ottawa);
- “Saguenay” (Blodwen Davies, McLelland Stewart Ltd., Toronto, 1930);
- “Silver Light” (Theresa E. and Don W. Thomson, Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1955) -signed and inscribed by the author on the title page);
- “Atma Buddhi Manas: The Later Work of Lawren S. Harris” (Dennis Reid, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 1985);
- “J.E.H. MacDonald: A Biography & Catalogue of his Work” (E.R. Hunter, Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1940);
- “The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson” (Anne Newlands, Firefly Books, Willowdale, 1995);
- “The Group of Seven: Revelations by Members of The Arts and Letter Club” (Toronto);
- “Flowers: J.E.H. MacDonald, Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven” (Joan Murray, McArthur and Co., Toronto, 2002);
- “F.H. Varley” (Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, 1981);
- “Tom Thomson: The Last Spring” (Joan Murray, Dundurn Press, Toronto, Oxford, 1994);
- “J.E.H. MacDonald” (Bruce Whiteman, Quarry Press, Kingston, 1995);
- “Tom Thomson: The Jack Pine” (Dennis Reid, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1975);
- “A Hiker’s Guide to the Rocky Mountain Art of Lawren Harris” (Lisa Christensen, Fifth House Ltd., Calgary, 2000) -signed by the author on the title page;
- “Seven Years with the Group of Seven” (Joyce Putnam, Quarry Press, Kingston, 1991);
- “Tom Thomson: The Silence and the Storm” (Harold Town and David P. Silcox, McClelland and Stewart Ltd., Toronto, 1977) -signed by the authors on the title page
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $177.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Seven Canadian Art Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Seven Canadian Art Reference Books

seven books
- “Joe Norris: Painted Visions of Nova Scotia” (Bernard Riordon, Goose Lane Ed., Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 2000);
- “The Cremation of Sam McGee” (Robert W. Service, Ted Harrison [illustrations], Kids Can Press, Toronto, 1986);
- “Wake of the Great Sealers: Prints and Drawings by David Blackwood” (Farley Mowat, McLelland and Stewart Ltd., Toronto, 1973);
- “J.W. Beatty 1869-1941” (Dorothy M. Farr, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University, Kingston, 1981);
- “Tom Thomson: The Silence and the Storm” (Harold Town and David P. Silcox, McClelland & Stewart Ltd., Toronto, 1977);
- “Canadian Water Colour Painting” (Paul Duval, Burns and MacEachern, Toronto, 1954 - signed by the author on the title page);
- “Portrait of a Period: A Collection of Notman Photographs: 1856-1915” (J. Russell; Harper and Stanley Triggs [ed.], McGill University Press, Montreal, 1967)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $177.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

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

eight books
- “A Concise History of Canadian Painting: Second Ediiton” (Dennis Reid, Oxford University Press, Don Mills, 1988);
- “Breaking Barriers: Eric Brown and the National Gallery” (F. Maud Brown, The Society for Art Publications, 1964);
- “Passionate Spirits: A History of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. 1880-1980” (Rebecca Sisler, Clarke, Irwin & Co. Ltd., Toronto/Vancouver, 1980);
- “Canadian Art in the Twentieth Century” (Joan Murphy, Dundurn Press, Toronto and Oxford, 1999);- “Clarence Gagnon, 1881-1942: Dreaming the Landscape” (Hélène Sicotte and Michèle Grandbois, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, 2006);- “Canadian Art: From its Beginnings to 2000” (Anne Newlands, Firefly Books, Williowdale, 2000);- “The Development of Canadian Art” (R.H. Hubbard, Trustees of the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1964);
- “The Great Adventure: 100 Years at The Arts & Letters Club” (Margaret McBurney, Arts and Letters Club, Toronto, 2007)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $177.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

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

nine books
- “Sorel Etrog: Sculpture” (William J. Withrow, Wilfeld Publishing Ltd., Toronto, 1967);
- “Marc-Aurèle Fortin: un maître inconnu” (René Buisson, Musée Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Montreal, 1995);
- “Leonard Hutchinson, People’s Artist: Ten Years of Struggle, 1930-1940” (Lynn Hutchinson Brown [ed.] N.C. Press, Toronto, 1974, signed by the artist on the title page)
- “Etched in Stone: The Life and Prints of Ernst Neumann” (Brian I. Oickle, Montreal Print Collectors Society, 2004, signed by the author on the title page);
- “Hall’s Dictionary of Subjects & Symbols in Art” (James Hall, John Murray Ltd., London, 1975);
-”Beyond the Pines: Homer Watson and the Contemporary Canadian Landscape” (Art Gallery of Mississauga, 2015);
- “Ozias Leduc: Signatures” (Paul Gladu, Broquet Editions, Ottawa, 1989);
- “Ozias Leduc: Symbolist and Religious Painting” (National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1974);
- “The Restorer’s Handbook of Easel Painting” (Gilberte Emile-Mâle, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1976)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$100.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $153.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Davidialuk Alasua Amittu, Owl
DAVIDIALUK ALASUA AMITTU
Owl

stonecut
inscribed “Davidialuk/Louise Quatsalik”, titled, dated 1978, numbered 32/40, inscribed “Povungnituk” and inscribed in syllabics in the lower margin
4.5 x 6.5 ins ( 11.4 x 16.5 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $125.00$75.00 - $125.00
Price Realized $148.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by  Canadian School, Scenes of Victoria, British Columbia
CANADIAN SCHOOL
Scenes of Victoria, British Columbia

nine watercolours on paper
“Broom & Wild Roses, Victoria B.C.” (numbered “1” in the upper margin; sheet size - 4 ins x 2.5 ins)
“Beacon Hill, Victoria, B.C.” (numbered indistinctly in the upper margin; sheet size - 3.25 ins x 2.75 ins)
“Mt. Baker from Oak Bay, Victoria, B.C.” (numbered “3” in the upper margin; sheet size - 3 ins x 3.5 ins)
“The Olympics from Victoria, B.C.” (numbered indistinctly in the upper margin; sheet size - 3.25 ins x 2.75 ins)
“The Olympics from Victoria, B.C.” (numbered “6” in the upper margin; sheet size - 4 ins x 2.75 ins)
“The Olympics from Victoria, B.C.” (sheet size - 3.5 ins x 2.75 ins)
“Beacon Hill, Victoria, B.C.” (sheet size - 3 ins x 3.5 ins)
“Mt. Baker from Victoria, B.C.” (sheet size - 2.75 ins x 3.5 ins)
“The Olympics from Victoria, B.C.” (sheet size - 3.5 ins x 2.75 ins)

each signed with the initials “E.F.” in the lower right subject and titled in the lower margin; all unframed
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $150.00$100.00 - $150.00
Price Realized $148.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

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Sale Closed: June 28, 2022
 
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Sale Closed: June 15, 2022
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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
 
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
 
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Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
Works on Paper, Books & Tapestries (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
Coast to Coast (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: November 30, 2021
 
Fall Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 30, 2021
 
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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
 
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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
 
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Sale Closed: August 17, 2021
 
Canadian & International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 17, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: July 20, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: July 20, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
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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
 
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Sale Closed: June 1, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: April 27, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: April 27, 2021
 
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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
 
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Sale Closed: February 23, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: February 2, 2021
 
Artwork from a Canadian Private Collection (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 15, 2020
 
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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
 
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Sale Closed: May 28, 2015
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 28, 2014
 
Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art
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