Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art which concluded on December 3, 2020. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Column on Browns
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Column on Browns

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1965 on the reverse
80 x 64 ins ( 203.2 x 162.6 cms )

Sold for $870,000.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Emily Carr, Forest Glade (Dark Glade)
EMILY CARR
Forest Glade (Dark Glade)

oil on paper on board
stamped (twice) along the lower edge; inscribed “Dark Glade” on the reverse of the board; titled “Forest Glade” on the Dominion Gallery label on the reverse (Dominion Gallery Inventory #B176)
28.75 x 23.75 ins ( 73 x 60.3 cms )

Sold for $216,000.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Jean Paul Riopelle, Dieppes
JEAN PAUL RIOPELLE
Dieppes

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated “66” on the reverse
23.5 x 28.75 ins ( 59.7 x 73 cms )

Sold for $130,500.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Summer Gone
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Summer Gone

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated “Aug. 1976” on the reverse (also titled on the stretcher)
28.5 x 61.5 ins ( 72.4 x 156.2 cms ) ( overall, triangular )

Sold for $90,000.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Thomas Sherlock Hodgson, Non Objective (Bluish)
THOMAS SHERLOCK HODGSON
Non Objective (Bluish)

oil on board
signed lower right; titled on the reverse
41.5 x 23.25 ins ( 105.4 x 59.1 cms )

Sold for $60,000.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Jean Paul Riopelle, Sans titre, 1970
JEAN PAUL RIOPELLE
Sans titre, 1970

oil on board
11.75 x 6.75 ins ( 29.8 x 17.1 cms )

Sold for $52,800.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Ungava Bay
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Ungava Bay

oil on panel
signed lower right; titled and inscribed “C.R. Jackson” & “sketch for canvas in Hart House” on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Sold for $48,000.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by James Wilson Morrice, Coast, Brittany
JAMES WILSON MORRICE
Coast, Brittany

oil on board
J.W. Morrice studio stamp on the reverse
5 x 6 ins ( 12.7 x 15.2 cms )

Sold for $45,600.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by David Brown Milne, Rain on the River (Morning on the River)
DAVID BROWN MILNE
Rain on the River (Morning on the River)

oil on canvas
inscribed “David Milne, Morning on the River (October 1945)” by Douglas Duncan on the stretcher; inscribed “624” on a label on the stretcher by the Douglas Duncan estate
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Sold for $40,800.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Cornelius Krieghoff, Indian Trappers, Lake St. Charles
CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF
Indian Trappers, Lake St. Charles

oil on canvas
signed and indistinctly inscribed “Quebec 1854” lower right
12 x 18 ins ( 30.5 x 45.7 cms )

Sold for $31,500.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Frederick Grant Banting, Island, French River, Ontario
FREDERICK GRANT BANTING
Island, French River, Ontario

oil on board
signed lower right; titled to gallery label on the reverse; certified and dated “24-4-76” by Lady Henrietta E. Banting on a stamp on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Sold for $31,200.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Alex Simeon Janvier, Shoreline Existence
ALEX SIMEON JANVIER
Shoreline Existence

acrylic on canvas
signed, dated 1973 and inscribed “287” lower right; titled on the stretcher
24 x 30 ins ( 61 x 76.2 cms )

Sold for $31,200.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Rita Letendre, Untitled
RITA LETENDRE
Untitled

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1975 lower right; signed (three times) and dated 1975 on the reverse; unframed
42 x 66 ins ( 106.7 x 167.6 cms )

Sold for $28,800.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Dorothy Elsie Knowles, Bright Weeds
DOROTHY ELSIE KNOWLES
Bright Weeds

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled, dated “June 86” and inscribed “AC-29-86” on the reverse
60 x 48 ins ( 152.4 x 121.9 cms )

Sold for $26,400.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Ethel Seath, Martello Tower, Montreal
ETHEL SEATH
Martello Tower, Montreal

oil on board
signed lower left; signed and titled on a label on the reverse
18 x 16 ins ( 45.7 x 40.6 cms )

Sold for $24,000.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Previous Auctions

Select from a list of previous auctions to view specific sale highlights.

Spring 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
 
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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