August Auction of Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction) Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our August Auction of Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction) which concluded on August 11, 2020. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Carl Beam, Native Men
CARL BEAM
Native Men

mixed media on paper
signed lower right; artist’s seal lower left; unframed
16 x 12 ins ( 40.6 x 30.5 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00
Price Realized $236.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by John Harold Thomas Snow, Carreau; Spring
JOHN HAROLD THOMAS SNOW
Carreau; Spring

two colour lithographs
- “Carreau”- signed, titled, numbered “9/25” and inscribed “Artist’s Proof” in the lower margin (17.75 ins x 13.75 ins [image]);
- “Spring”- signed, titled and numbered “9/26” in the lower margin (16 ins x 20 ins [image]);
each unframed


16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms ) ( image (largest) )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $236.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Reta Madeline Cowley, April Evening
RETA MADELINE COWLEY
April Evening

oil on board
signed lower right and dated 25-4-89 lower left; titled and dated on the reverse; unframed
7.5 x 11.75 ins ( 19.1 x 29.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $230.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Robert Francis Michael McInnis, Selection of 8 Artworks
ROBERT FRANCIS MICHAEL MCINNIS
Selection of 8 Artworks

mixed media
-“Woman with Wine Glass”- etching; signed within the plate (25.25 ins x 18 ins);
-“Seated Model in Armchair”- watercolour; signed and dated “13.1.93” near the lower center edge (23.75 ins x 19 ins);
-“Girl in Purple Sweater”- oil on paper; signed and dated 2009 near the lower edge, inscribed “MM 2-7-8-09 in the lower margin (14.75 ins x 17 ins);
-“Dancer Series”- monotype; signed, titled and dated 1984 in the lower margin, inscribed “29-11-84” at the lower right edge (17 ins x 14 ins);
-“Girls, on a warm summer’s night on St. Joseph Blvd. Hull”- monotype; signed, titled and dated 1984 in the lower margin, inscribed “29-11-84” at the lower right edge (17 ins x 14 ins);
-“Prairie Landscape”- pastel; signed and dated 1979 at the lower center edge (18.75 ins x 25.75 ins);
-“Portrait of Woman”- conte; signed and dated 1979 near the lower center edge (22.25 ins x 18.75 ins);
-“Woman at Dresser”- conte; signed and dated 1978 near the lower center edge (25.5 ins x 19.5 ins);
all unframed
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms ) ( each sheet )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $236.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Robert Francis Michael McInnis, Selection of 8 Artworks
ROBERT FRANCIS MICHAEL MCINNIS
Selection of 8 Artworks

mixed media
“Woman with Red Wine”- etching; signed within the plate (25.25 ins x 18 ins);
“Ottawa Backyard”- ink drawing; signed and dated “15 May 1966” lower right (20.75 ins x 22.5 ins);
“Lido Series”- monotype; signed, titled, dated 1984 in the lower margin, inscribed “6” and “2-12-84” at the lower edge (17 ins x 14 ins);
“Standing Model”- monotype; signed, titled and dated 1984 in the lower margin, inscribed “28-11-84” lower right;
“Copy Botecelli Flora”- oil on paper; signed and dated 2012 lower right; titled and dated “6.2.12” on the reverse (15.75 ins x 15 ins);
“Model Reflecting in Mirror”- pastel; signed and dated “26 September 1979” lower center edge (25 ins x 18.75 ins);
“Model in Blue Blouse”- pastel; signed and dated 1979 at the lower center edge (25 ins x 18.75 ins);
“Model in Orange”- pastel; signed and dated “14 April 1978” lower center edge (25 ins x 18.75 ins); all unframed
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms ) ( each sheet )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $207.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by James Fenwick Lansdowne, Three Bird Studies
JAMES FENWICK LANSDOWNE
Three Bird Studies

3 colour lithographs
each signed and dated 1967-8 within the plate; issued by the McMichael Conservation Collection of Art; each unframed

17.5 x 14.5 ins ( 44.5 x 36.8 cms ) ( each sheet )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$100.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $207.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Ernst Neumann, Consultation
ERNST NEUMANN
Consultation

etching
signed and titled in the lower margin
10.5 x 8.5 ins ( 26.7 x 21.6 cms ) ( plate size )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$150.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $207.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Gary Lee-Nova, Detecting the Forgery; By the Aid of the Mirror She Put On the Head
GARY LEE-NOVA
Detecting the Forgery; By the Aid of the Mirror She Put On the Head

two lithographs
-“Detecting the Forgery”- signed, dated 1969 and inscribed “Artist’s Proof” lower margin (23.5 ins x 15.5 ins [sight]);
-”By the Aid of the Mirror She Put On the Head”- signed, dated 1969 and inscribed “A/P” lower margin (21.5 ins x 15 ins [sight])
23.5 x 15.5 ins ( 59.7 x 39.4 cms ) ( sight (largest) )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $207.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Robert Francis Michael McInnis, Selection of 8 Artworks
ROBERT FRANCIS MICHAEL MCINNIS
Selection of 8 Artworks

mixed media
-“Woman with Wine Glass”- etching; signed within the plate, signed and dated 1982 in the lower margin (25.25 ins x 18 ins);
-“Blue Hat #2”; oil on paper; signed, dated 1981 and inscribed “23 Juin 1981” at the upper left corner, titled at the upper right corner (22 ins x 15.25 ins);
-“Brunette Model Wearing Necklace”- oil on paper; signed and dated 2009 at the lower edge, inscribed “MM 2-2-11-09” in the lower margin (14.75 ins x 16.75 ins);
-“Dancer Series #3”- monotype; signed, titled and dated 1984 in the lower margin, inscribed “2-12-84 at the lower right edge (17 ins x 14 ins);
-“Exotic Dance”- monotype; signed, titled and dated 1984 in the lower margin, inscribed “29-11-84” at the lower right edge (17 ins x 14 ins);
-“Prairie Landscape”- charcoal; signed and dated 1977 near the lower center edge (19 ins x 25 ins);
-“Model Facing Forward”- conte; signed and dated 1979 near the lower center edge (26 ins x 20 ins);
-“Seated Man”- conte; signed and dated “17 December 1979” at the lower centre edge;
all unframed
26 x 20 ins ( 66 x 50.8 cms ) ( largest )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $207.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Harold Barling Town, Charlie Chaplin and Edna Purviance
HAROLD BARLING TOWN
Charlie Chaplin and Edna Purviance

lithograph
signed, dated 1970 and numbered “87-166” upper left; unframed
14 x 20 ins ( 35.6 x 50.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $177.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Lawrence Arthur Colley Panton, Silver Stream
LAWRENCE ARTHUR COLLEY PANTON
Silver Stream

sampson matthews silkscreen
artist name, title and “Issued by the National Gallery of Canada” printed in the margin, signed within the plate; a Sampson Matthews label on the reverse; unframed
20.25 x 27 ins ( 51.4 x 68.6 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $177.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Albert Henry Robinson, The CHP
ALBERT HENRY ROBINSON
The CHP

graphite
signed, titled and dated “21/XII/’04”
9.5 x 6.5 ins ( 24.1 x 16.5 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $177.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Sunlit Isle
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Sunlit Isle

lithograph
signed and numbered “218/300” in the lower margin; titled and dated to a label on the reverse
8.25 x 10.25 ins ( 21 x 26 cms ) ( plate size )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $177.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Bruce Mitchell , Logging
BRUCE MITCHELL
Logging

oil on canvas board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated “March 1976” on the reverse
16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $177.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Barker Fairley, Trees and Line of a Fence Post; House and Barn
BARKER FAIRLEY
Trees and Line of a Fence Post; House and Barn

two lithographs
each signed and numbered 15/60; each unframed (matted)
11.75 x 14.5 ins ( 29.8 x 36.8 cms ) ( each )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$400.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $177.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Previous Auctions

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