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  Books and Reference, Eleven Inuit Art Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Eleven Inuit Art Reference Books

eleven books
- “Povungnituk 1975” (La Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau Québec, Montreal, 1975);
- “Povungnituk 1976” (La Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau Québec, Montreal, 1976);
- “Povungnituk 1980” (La Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau Québec, Montreal, 1980);
- ”Arctic Quebec 1972” (La Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau Québec, Montreal, 1972);
- ”Arctic Quebec 1973” (La Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau Québec, Montreal, 1973);
- ”Arctic Quebec 1974” (La Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau Québec, Montreal, 1974);
- ”Inoucdjouac 1976” (La Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau Québec, Montreal, 1976);
- ”Canadian Eskimo Artifacts” (Canadian Arctic Producers, Ottawa, 1973);
- ”Jessie Oonark: A Retrospective” (Jean Blodgett and Marie Bouchard, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1986);
- ”Kenojuak” (Jean Blodgett, Firefly Books, Toronto, 1985);
- ”Eskimo” (Edmund Carpenter, Frederick Varley and Robert Flaherty, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1959)

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Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $148.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith, Mountain Peak
FREDERIC MARLETT BELL-SMITH
Mountain Peak

watercolour
unsigned; unframed
6.75 x 10 ins ( 17.1 x 25.4 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith, Street Scene in Winter
FREDERIC MARLETT BELL-SMITH
Street Scene in Winter

watercolour, laid down on board
unsigned; unframed
9.75 x 8.25 ins ( 24.8 x 21 cms ) ( board )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Selection of Three Volumes on Cubism
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Selection of Three Volumes on Cubism

three books
“Indelible Miro: Aquatints, Drawings, Drypoints, Etchings, Lithographs, Book
Illustrations, Posters” by Yvon Taillandier, 1972;
“Picasso’s Posters,” compiled by Christopher Czwiklitzer, 1970/71;
“Verve: The Ultimate Review of Art ad Literature (1937-1960)” by Michel Anthonioz,1987.
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Auction Estimate: $200.00$100.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

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

seven books
- “Images, Stone, B.C.: Thirty Centuries of Northwest Coast Indian Sculpture” (Wilson Duff, Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1975) -signed by Doris de Pedery-Hunt on the first page;
- “1960 Povungnituk 1970” (La Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau Québec, Levis, 1960);
- “Out of Tradition” (Abraham Anghik and David Ruben Piqtoukun, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, 1989) -signed by the artists on the title page;
- “Eskimo Sculpture” (Jorgen Meldgaard, Methuen & Co., London, 1960);
- “Pitseolak: Pictures out of my Life” (Dorothy Eber, Oxford University Press, Toronto) -signed in syllabics by the artist on the first page;
- “Fire into Ice: Adventures in Glass Making” (James Houston, Tundra Books, Toronto, 1998);
- “The Inuit Imagination: Arctic Myth and Sculpture” (Harold Seidelman and James Turner, Douglas and McIntyre, Vancouver and Toronto, 1993)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, A Collection of Ten Art Books & Materials
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
A Collection of Ten Art Books & Materials

books and publications
- “William G. R. Hind: The Pictou Sketchbook, Le Carnet Pictou” (Catherine M. Mastin, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, 1990);
- “Charlevoix County, 1930” (Jori Smith, Penumbra Press, 1998);
- “E. J. Hughes: 1931-1982” (Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, 1983);
- “The Privileged Few: The Grange & its People in Nineteenth Century Toronto” (John Lownsbrough, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 1980);
- “The Canadian Embassy, Washington, D.C.”
- “Augustus John: The Marchesa Casati” (Art Gallery of Ontario Collection in Focus, Number Four, 1987);
- “Frances Anne Hopkins 1838-1919: Canadian Scenery” (Janet E. Clark and Robert Stacey, Thunderbay Art Gallery, Thunderbay, 1990);
- “Ozias Leduc: An Art of Love and Reverie” (Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Musée du Québec, Montreal, 1996);
- “Expanding Horizons: Painting and Photography of American and Canadian Landscape 1860-1918” (Montreal Museum of Fine Arts/Somohy Art Publishers, Montreal, 2009);
- “The Mountains and the Sky” (Lorne E. Render, Glenbow-Alberta Institute, McClelland & Stewart West, 1974)
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Auction Estimate: $175.00$125.00 - $175.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

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

seven books
- “The Sacred Scrolls of the Southern Ojibway” (Selwyn Dewdney, University of Toronto Press, Toronto & Buffalo, 1975);
- “Tales from the Smokehouse” (Herbert T. Schwarz, illustrated by Daphne Odjig, Hurtig Publishers, Edmonton, 1974);
- “Images: Stone: B.C.” (Wilson Duff, Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1975);
- “Rock Drawings of the MicMac Indians” (Marion Robertson, Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax, 1973);
- “Norval Morrisseau and the Emergence of the Image Makers” (Elizabeth McLuhan and Tom Hill, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 1984);
- “Stones, Bones and Skin: Ritual and Shamanic Art” (ArtsCanada, Dec. 1973/ Jan. 1974);
- “The Spirit Sings: Artistic Traditions of Canada’s First People” (Glenbow Museum, McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1987)
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Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $94.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Davidialuk Alasua Amittu, Winter Igloo
DAVIDIALUK ALASUA AMITTU
Winter Igloo

stonecut
inscribed “Davidialuk/Louise Quatsalik”, titled, dated 1978, numbered 32/40, inscribed “Povungnituk” and inscribed in syllabics in the lower margin
7.5 x 9.5 ins ( 19.1 x 24.1 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $125.00$75.00 - $125.00
Price Realized $89.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Harold Barling Town, Design for Menue
HAROLD BARLING TOWN
Design for Menue

lithograph
signed and dated “4.3.57” upper left
9.75 x 6.25 ins ( 24.8 x 15.9 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $125.00$75.00 - $125.00
Price Realized $59.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Yousuf Karsh, The Right Honourable Roland Michener and Norah Willis Michener
YOUSUF KARSH
The Right Honourable Roland Michener and Norah Willis Michener

gelatin silver print
signed by the artist and sitters in the lower margin
6.75 x 5 ins ( 17.1 x 12.7 cms ) ( plate size )

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

Artwork by Alex Cameron, Abstraction
ALEX CAMERON
Abstraction

watercolour
signed and dated “Dec. 1981” lower right
19.5 x 26.25 ins ( 49.5 x 66.7 cms )

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

Artwork by Jack Leonard Shadbolt, Blue Theme on Red
JACK LEONARD SHADBOLT
Blue Theme on Red

gouache on paper
signed and dated ‘61 lower right; titled and dated to the paper backing on the reverse
18.75 x 24.75 ins ( 47.6 x 62.9 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $2,124.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Josef Albers, Variants 1967: IX
JOSEF ALBERS
Variants 1967: IX

colour silkscreen
numbered 264/300 within the lower left margin; titled, dated and numbered to a label on the reverse
8.75 x 13 ins ( 22.2 x 33 cms ) ( image )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$900.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $752.00
Sale date: July 14th 2020

Artwork by Josef Albers, Untitled (Variants VI, Greys and Reds)
JOSEF ALBERS
Untitled (Variants VI, Greys and Reds)

colour silkscreen
10.75 x 11.75 ins ( 27.3 x 29.8 cms ) ( image )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $752.00
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
 
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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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