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 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

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)

x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

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 Paul-Vanier Beaulieu, Boat Studies
PAUL-VANIER BEAULIEU
Boat Studies

graphite and ink
signed and dated “6-3-58” in the lower margin
12.5 x 10 ins ( 31.8 x 25.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
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

x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

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

Previous Auctions

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Sale Closed: May 31, 2022
 
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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
 
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Sale Closed: March 22, 2022
 
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Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
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Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
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Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
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Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
Works on Paper, Books & Tapestries (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
Coast to Coast (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
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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
 
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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
 
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Sale Closed: August 17, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: August 17, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: July 20, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: July 20, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: June 9, 2021
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Sale Closed: June 1, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: June 1, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: April 27, 2021
 
April Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 27, 2021
 
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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
 
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Sale Closed: February 2, 2021
 
Artwork from a Canadian Private Collection (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 15, 2020
 
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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
 
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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
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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
 
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Sale Closed: May 25, 2017
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 22, 2016
 
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Sale Closed: May 31, 2016
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 25, 2015
 
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Sale Closed: May 28, 2015
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
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Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art
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