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  Books and Reference, Eighteen Canadian Art Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Eighteen Canadian Art Reference Books

eighteen books
- “People and Places of New Brunswick: Molly Lamb Bobak and Bruno Bobak” (Gallery 78, Fredericton);
- “F. H. Varley: Paintings 1915-1954” (The Art Gallery of Toronto, traveling exhibition, 1954-55);
- “Jack Weldon Humphrey” (Heffel Gallery, Vancouver, 1999);
- “Kathleen Daly, George D. Pepper” (McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, 1999);
- “Charles Lawrence Katz: Paintings and Works on Paper” (Duncannon Press, 2009);
- “Tom Thomson: Design for a Canadian Hero” (Joan Murray, Dundurn Press, Toronto and Oxford, 1998);
- “Northern Belle: The Life Story of Haliburton’s Ethel Curry” (Robert Popple, RTP Publications, 2003);
- “E. Grace Coombs Artist” (Lorne Pierce, Ryerson Press, 1949) - signed by the artist on the titlepage;
- “Souvenir Viewpoints: Watercolours by Franklin Arbuckle” (Megan Bice, The McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 1996);
- “William Berczy: The Wollsey Family” (Jean Trudel, The National Gallery of Canada, 1976);
- “Quiet Harmony: The Art of Mary Hiester Reid” (Brian Foss and Janice Anderson,Art Gallery of Ontario, 2000;
- “A Grand Eye for Glory: A Life of Franz Johnston” (Roger Burford Mason, Dundurn Press, 1998);
- “William Berczy: Man of Enlightenment” (Katerina Atanassova, Varley Art Gallery, 2004); sold together with a cd-rom;
- “Printmaking in Canada: The Earliest Views and Portraits” (Mary Allodi, Royal Ontario Museum, 1980);
- “W.H. Coverdale Collection of Canadiana: Paintings, Watercolours and Paintings” (W. Martha E. Cooke, Public Archives Canada, 1983);
- “Two Artists Time Forgot: Frances Jones (Bannerman) and Margaret Campbell MacPherson” (Mora Dianne O’Neill and Caroline Stone, The Rooms, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 2006);
- “Paul Kane 1810-1871” (J. Russell Harper, Amon Carter Museum of Western Art and The National Gallery of Canada, 1971);
- “When Winter was King: The Image of Winter in 19th Century Canada” (Edward Cavell and Dennis Reid, Altitude Publishing in Association with The Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, 1988)


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Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $177.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

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

thirteen books
- “L’Âge de Pierre la Lithographie Canadienne depuis ses débuts” (Musée des Beaux-Arts du Canada, 2000);
- “To the Totem Forests, Emily Carr Contemporaries Interpret Coastal Villages” (Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1999);
- “Canadian Treasures 25 Artists Paintings Years” (Kitchener- Waterloo Art Gallery, 1981);
- “Forgotten Graces: Travel Sketchbooks of a Victorian Gentlewoman” (Carolyn Gossage, 2006);
- “Tom Roberts Perspectives on a Canadian Artist” (Celia Roberts, 2000);
- “Augustus Kenderdine” (Maeve Spain, 1986);
- “William G.R. Hind 1833-1889” (J. Russell Harper, 1976);
- “Murals from a Great Canadian Train” (Ian Thom, 1986);
- “Sculpteurs en art Populaire au Quebec” ( Adrien Levasseur, 2008);
- “The Artists’ Mecca Canadian Art and Mexico” (Christine Boyanoski, 1992);
- “Don Li-Leger Paintings” (Matt Petley-Jones, 2005);
- “A Grand Eye for Glory: A Life of Franz Johnston” (Roger Burford Mason, 1998);
- “Charles Comfort” (Margaret Gray, Margaret Rand, Lois Steen, 1976);
- “Exhibition of Prints in Honour of C. Krieghoff” (Isabel Barclay Dobell, 1972)

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Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $177.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by  Various Artists, Fourteen Canadian Art colour lithographs
VARIOUS ARTISTS
Fourteen Canadian Art colour lithographs

14 colour lithographs
issued by the National Gallery of Canada, each unframed
- “Spring Ice” (Tom Thomson);
- “Algoma Lake” (A. Y. Jackson, 2 copies);
- “September Gale” (Arthur Lismer);
- “Winter Landscape” (Cornelius Krieghoff);
- “Oxen Drinking” (Horatio Walker);
- “A Canadian Gunner” (Lilias Torrance Newton);
- “Northern River” (Tom Thomson, 2 copies);
- “The Solemn Land” (J.E.H. MacDonald);
- “The Beach, St. Kitt’s” (Franklin Brownell);
- “The Ferry, Quebec” (James W. Morrice);
- “Village in the Laurentian Mountains” (Clarence Gagnon);
- “The Flood Gate” (Homer Watson)




15 x 12.75 ins ( 38.1 x 32.4 cms ) ( each sheet )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$100.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $177.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by George Henry Griffin, Bringing the Cows Home
GEORGE HENRY GRIFFIN
Bringing the Cows Home

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

Auction Estimate: $175.00$125.00 - $175.00
Price Realized $177.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Franklin Carmichael, The Dead Spruce; Bolton, Ontario; Evening;  La Cloche No. 1; July Afternoon; Summer Day, Orillia
FRANKLIN CARMICHAEL
The Dead Spruce; Bolton, Ontario; Evening; La Cloche No. 1; July Afternoon; Summer Day, Orillia

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

Auction Estimate: $200.00$100.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $177.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Graham Noble Norwell, Winter Landscape with Cabin
GRAHAM NOBLE NORWELL
Winter Landscape with Cabin

watercolour
signed lower right
7.75 x 12.25 ins ( 19.7 x 31.1 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$150.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $148.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by G. Blair Laing, Memoirs of an Art Dealer (Volumes 1& 2)
G. BLAIR LAING
Memoirs of an Art Dealer (Volumes 1& 2)

books
-“Memoirs of an Art Dealer” Vol. 1 & 2 (G. Blair Laing, McLelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1979 - signed by the author on the title page of Vol. 2); Volume 1 without the original dustjacket; Volume 2 within the original dustjacket

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Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $148.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Eugenia Berlin, Landscape with Trees
EUGENIA BERLIN
Landscape with Trees

mixed media on paper
signed lower left
11 x 8 ins ( 27.9 x 20.3 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $175.00$125.00 - $175.00
Price Realized $148.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by John Godfrey, On a Walk
JOHN GODFREY
On a Walk

acrylic on canvas
signed lower right; unframed
42 x 36 ins ( 106.7 x 91.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $148.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Tibor Nyilasi, House on Baldwin Street
TIBOR NYILASI
House on Baldwin Street

woodblock print
signed, titled, dated ‘69 (identified as an error by the estate) and numbered 1/10 in the lower margin; signed by the artist’s spouse on a label on the reverse
12.25 x 15.25 ins ( 31.1 x 38.7 cms ) ( plate size )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $148.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Jean Constantineau, Une vue de St-Irene par le Rang St Antoine
JEAN CONSTANTINEAU
Une vue de St-Irene par le Rang St Antoine

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1985 lower right; signed, titled and dated 1985 on the reverse
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Robert  Thomson, The House of Usher
ROBERT THOMSON
The House of Usher

copperplate etching
signed and numbered 40/100 in the lower margin
12.25 x 9 ins ( 31.1 x 22.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Gyrth Russell, Untitled (Estaminet)
GYRTH RUSSELL
Untitled (Estaminet)

etching
signed in the lower right margin
7.5 x 9.5 ins ( 19.1 x 24.1 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$150.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Octavius White, Canoeing in the Mountains
OCTAVIUS WHITE
Canoeing in the Mountains

oil on board
signed lower left
18 x 28.25 ins ( 45.7 x 71.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Ernest Sawford Dye, Landscape with House
ERNEST SAWFORD DYE
Landscape with House

watercolour
signed lower right
5.5 x 7 ins ( 14 x 17.8 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$150.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Previous Auctions

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

Spring Live Auction - Session 1
Sale Closed: May 30, 2024
 
Spring Live Auction - Session 2
Sale Closed: May 30, 2024
 
Modern & Contemporary International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
The Group of Seven (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
Select Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
Works from the Estate of Dennis Reid (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
The Artwork of David Blackwood (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
Capture (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
Modern Forms (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
The Academy (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
International Prints, Multiples & Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Celebrating Women Artists (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
La belle province (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Art Gallery of Hamilton (Auction of Donated Artwork for Fundraising) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Coast to Coast (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
En plein air (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
Watercolours & Drawings (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
Canadian Prints & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
20th Century Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
The Academy (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
Inuit & First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
The Collection of Joe & Anita Robertson (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 12, 2023
 
Bidding in a Winter Wonderland (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 12, 2023
 
An Important Private Collection of Canadian Art (Session 2)
Sale Closed: December 6, 2023
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Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian & International Art (Session 1)
Sale Closed: December 6, 2023
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Modern & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
British & Continental Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Toronto: Represented and Abstracted (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Auction to Benefit NSCAD (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Select Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Artwork from a Private Collection (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Select Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 10, 2023
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 10, 2023
 
Little Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 10, 2023
 
Prints & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2023
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2023
 
Art of Quebec (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2023
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 15, 2023
 
Works on Paper & Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 15, 2023
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 25, 2023
 
Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 25, 2023
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 25, 2023
 
Modern & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 27, 2023
 
The Art of Europe (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 27, 2023
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 27, 2023
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian & International Art (Session 1)
Sale Closed: June 8, 2023
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An Important Private Collection of Canadian Art (Session 2)
Sale Closed: June 8, 2023
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Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2023
 
Art of Quebec (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2023
 
The Group of Seven & Their Associates (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2023
 
April Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
Select Canadian Prints (Online Auctions)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
Inuit & First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 21, 2023
 
Peaks to Prairies: Art of Western Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 21, 2023
 
Celebrating Women Artists (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 21, 2023
 
Works on Paper & Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 28, 2023
 
Three Dimensions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 28, 2023
 
Canada & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 28, 2023
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Canadian Winter (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Books & Reference (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
From the Estate of William Ronald (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Holiday Charm (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 13, 2022
 
Coast to Coast (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 13, 2022
 
An Important Private Collection of Canadian Art (Session 2)
Sale Closed: December 1, 2022
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Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art (Session 1)
Sale Closed: December 1, 2022
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Canadian Group of Painters (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
Fall Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
October Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
Little Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
La belle province (Art of Quebec) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 27, 2022
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 27, 2022
 
Inuit & First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 27, 2022
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
Prints & Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
The Art of Barbara Mercer (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
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
 

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