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 Itzchak  Tarkay, Figures in a Cafe
ITZCHAK TARKAY
Figures in a Cafe

colour lithograph
signed and numbered 28/300 in the lower margin
33.5 x 47.25 ins ( 85.1 x 120 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $236.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Claudette  Castonguay, Elise
CLAUDETTE CASTONGUAY
Elise

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1996 lower right; titled on the stretcher
16 x 12.25 ins ( 40.6 x 31.1 cms )

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

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 Roberto Matta, Untitled
ROBERTO MATTA
Untitled

lithograph in colours
signed and numbered “2/40” in the lower margin
20 x 12 ins ( 50.8 x 30.5 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
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 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 Christian Deberdt, West Bolton
CHRISTIAN DEBERDT
West Bolton

acrylic on canvas board
signed and dated “87” lower left; titled on the reverse
4 x 8 ins ( 10.2 x 20.3 cms )

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 Horace Watson Wickenden, Farm Landscape
HORACE WATSON WICKENDEN
Farm Landscape

sampson matthews silkscreen
signed within the plate; unframed
19.5 x 28.5 ins ( 49.5 x 72.4 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $177.00
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
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