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 George Henry Griffin, Cows Going to Pasture
GEORGE HENRY GRIFFIN
Cows Going to Pasture

oil on canvas, laid down on board
8 x 6 ins ( 20.3 x 15.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $175.00$125.00 - $175.00
Price Realized $325.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Arnold Shives, Taiya River IV
ARNOLD SHIVES
Taiya River IV

etching
signed, titled, dated 1993 and numbered “A.P” in the lower margin
9.75 x 6.75 ins ( 24.8 x 17.1 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $175.00$125.00 - $175.00
Price Realized $325.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by John Godfrey, Fish Below the Surface
JOHN GODFREY
Fish Below the Surface

oil on canvas
signed upper left
28 x 20 ins ( 71.1 x 50.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $325.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Robert Hedrick, Abstraction
ROBERT HEDRICK
Abstraction

oil on shaped canvas
signed and dated 1986 on the reverse; sold with a photograph of the artist holding “Abstraction”
13.25 x 9.25 x 0.75 ins ( 33.7 x 23.5 x 1.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $295.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by  Various Artists, Visionaire 28 Bible
VARIOUS ARTISTS
Visionaire 28 Bible

mixed media
limited edition book enclosed within the original molded-plastic “energy sphere” case; number 2117 in an edition of 6000 (Summer 1999)
16 x 12 x 2.5 ins ( 40.6 x 30.5 x 6.4 cms ) ( case )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$300.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $295.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Thomas Keith Roberts, Main Street
THOMAS KEITH ROBERTS
Main Street

sampson matthews silkscreen
signed within the plate; unframed
19.75 x 26.75 ins ( 50.2 x 67.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $295.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Reta Madeline Cowley, Summer Landscape
RETA MADELINE COWLEY
Summer Landscape

watercolour
signed and dated “30-9-90” lower right
15 x 22.5 ins ( 38.1 x 57.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $295.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, 25 Canadian Art Reference Books and Materials
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
25 Canadian Art Reference Books and Materials

25 books and publications
-”Cornelius Krieghoff” (Albert H. Robson);
-”Cornelius Krieghoff: The Habitant Farm” (J. Russell Harper, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1977);
-”Louis Muhlstock: The Draftsmen” (Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montreal, 1989)
-”Eric Freifeld: An Exhibition of Drawings at the Yaneff Gallery” (Yaneff Gallery, Toronto, 1980);
-”A.C. Leighton” (The Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, 1981);
-”Sophia Theresa Pemberton (1869-1959)” (Nicholas Tuele, The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1978);
-”Painting in Montreal 1915-1930” (Galerie de L’UQAM, Montreal, 1996);
-”Drawings by Charles W. Jefferys” (Discoverers and Explorers in Canada 1497-1763);
-”Mary Riter Hamilton 1873-1954” (Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1978);
-”Augustus Kenderine” (Glenbow Museum, Calgary, 1986);
-”W. J. Wood: Paintings and Graphics” (Christine Boyanoski and John Hartman, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 1983);
-”Fantin-Latour and Dalou” (The Toledo Museum of Art);
-“Thomas W. Fripp 1864-1931” (Nicholas Tuele, The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, 1983);
-”William St. Thomas Smith” (Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, 2002);
-”Paul Kane: Sketchpad” (Charles J. Musson Ltd., Toronto, 1969);
-”Scenes in Canada: C. Krieghoff Lithograph Drawings after his Paintings of Canadian Scenery, 1848-1862” (McCord Museum, Montreal, 1972);
-”Military Munnings: The Canadian War Art of an Equestrian Painter 1917-1918” (Canadian War Museum, 1993);
-”Emily Coonan (1885-1971)” (Concordia Art Gallery, Montreal, 1987);
-”The Watercolours of David Milne” (Gwendolyn Owens, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, 1984);
-“L.M. Kilpin 1855-1919” (Roger Boulet, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1979);
-”David Milne: Painting Place” (Rosemarie L. Tovell, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1976);
-”New Perspectives on Modernism in Canada: Kathleen Munn, Edna Taçon” (The Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, 1988);
-”Paul Rand” (Roger Boulet, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, 1980);
-”Kurelek’s Vision of Canada” (The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, 1982);
-”William McElcheran: Humanism in Bronze” (Kinsman Robinson Galleries, Toronto, 2010);
“Tom Forrestall: Retrospective Exhibition: 1957-1978” (Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, 1978)


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Auction Estimate: $175.00$125.00 - $175.00
Price Realized $295.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Ken Kirkby, Inuksuk
KEN KIRKBY
Inuksuk

gouache on paper
signed lower right
14.25 x 25.75 ins ( 36.2 x 65.4 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00
Price Realized $266.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

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

eleven books
- “Sunday Mornings with Cass” (Ted Herriott, 1993);
- “Bellefleur: The Fervour of the Quest” (Guy Robert, 1988);
- “Cosgrove Natures Mortes Arbes et Portraits” (Jacques de Roussan, 1994);
- “F.S. Coburn Beyond the Landscape” (Evelyn Lloyd Coburn, 1996);
- “Frederick H. Varley” (Peter Varley, 1983);
- “Art actuel au Quebec depuis 1970” (Guy Robert, 1983);
- “The Art of Tom Thomson” (Joan Murray, 1971);
- “Jean Paul Riopelle force de la nature” (John K. Grande, 2005);
- “Norval Morrisseau Shaman Artist” (Greg A. Hill, 2006);
- “Edwin Holgate” (Rosalind Pepall and Brian Foss, 2005);
- “La peinture au Quebec depuis ses origines” (Guy Robert, 1978)


x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $266.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by David Brown Milne, Relaxation; Lillies; From the Routing House; Haystack; Adirondack Camp; Boston Corners
DAVID BROWN MILNE
Relaxation; Lillies; From the Routing House; Haystack; Adirondack Camp; Boston Corners

6 colour lithographs
each unframed
15 x 17.25 ins ( 38.1 x 43.8 cms ) ( each sheet )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $266.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by  Various Artists, Visionaire 27 Movement
VARIOUS ARTISTS
Visionaire 27 Movement

book
limited edition publication with three-dimensional images of Kate Moss on the front and back covers; number 697 in an edition of 6000 (Spring 1999)
12.5 x 9.75 x 0.75 ins ( 31.8 x 24.8 x 1.9 cms )

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

Artwork by Marjorie Pigott, Winter Series #1
MARJORIE PIGOTT
Winter Series #1

watercolour
signed lower right
9.25 x 11 ins ( 23.5 x 27.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $150.00$100.00 - $150.00
Price Realized $236.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Peter Alfred Harris, Seated Woman
PETER ALFRED HARRIS
Seated Woman

pastel on paper
signed and dated 1976 lower left
30 x 28 ins ( 76.2 x 71.1 cms ) ( sight )

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

Artwork by Alexis Arts, Working by the Shore
ALEXIS ARTS
Working by the Shore

oil on canvas
signed lower left
24 x 36 ins ( 61 x 91.4 cms )

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