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 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 Paul-Vanier Beaulieu, Untitled
PAUL-VANIER BEAULIEU
Untitled

etching
signed and titled indistinctly in the lower margin
3.75 x 5.25 ins ( 9.5 x 13.3 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
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

Artwork by Henry Napartuk, Eskimo and Walrus; Eskimo and Seal
HENRY NAPARTUK
Eskimo and Walrus; Eskimo and Seal

pair of prints
- ”Eskimo and Walrus”-signed and titled in the lower margin
- “Eskimo and Seal” -signed and titled in the lower margin;
each unframed
6.25 x 9.25 ins ( 15.9 x 23.5 cms ) ( each sheet )

Auction Estimate: $75.00$50.00 - $75.00
Price Realized $94.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by John Beatty Newman, Model in Blue
JOHN BEATTY NEWMAN
Model in Blue

oil on board
signed and dated 1990 lower left; unframed
20 x 16 ins ( 50.8 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$100.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $86.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Frederick Horsman Varley, Doon, Ontario; Tree Pattern, Kootenay Lake, B.C.; Mists over Lyon, B.C.; Mountain Portage; Dead Tree, Garibaldi Park; The Lions, B.C.
FREDERICK HORSMAN VARLEY
Doon, Ontario; Tree Pattern, Kootenay Lake, B.C.; Mists over Lyon, B.C.; Mountain Portage; Dead Tree, Garibaldi Park; The Lions, B.C.

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 $89.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Walter Coucill, ‘Golden Banners’ Markham
WALTER COUCILL
‘Golden Banners’ Markham


signed lower right, titled and dated 1976 in the lower left margin; unframed
6.5 x 10.5 ins ( 16.5 x 26.7 cms ) ( image )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$100.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $89.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Vin Rickard, Eagle, Charles Edenshaw Haida Argilite Plate 1880
VIN RICKARD
Eagle, Charles Edenshaw Haida Argilite Plate 1880

colour lithograph
titled in the lower margin; unframed
33 x 26.5 ins ( 83.8 x 67.3 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$100.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $89.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Jim Nicoll, Rooftop Detail; Figure Study
JIM NICOLL
Rooftop Detail; Figure Study

pair of drawings
“Rooftop Detail”- ink on paper; signed with artist’s stamp lower right (5 ins x 7.75 ins); “Figure Study”- graphite on paper; signed with artist’s stamp lower right (11 ins x 8.5 ins); both works unframed
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $75.00$50.00 - $75.00
Price Realized $35.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Gordon Rayner, Confessions
GORDON RAYNER
Confessions

mixed media construction
signed, titled and dated 1983 on the reverse;
sold together with “Gordon Rayner Retrospective” (Joan Murray, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, 1978) and two copies of “Gordon Rayner: Painted Wooden Cutouts and Polychrome Constructions” (Exhibition pamphlet, Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto, October 16 - November 10, 2010)
10.25 x 8.5 x 2.25 ins ( 26 x 21.6 x 5.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,000.00$800.00 - $1,000.00
Price Realized $375.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Artwork by Anthony Morse Urquhart, Wall and Window
ANTHONY MORSE URQUHART
Wall and Window

mixed media construction
signed, titled and dated 2005 on the reverse
8 x 12 x 2 ins ( 20.3 x 30.5 x 5.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $375.00
Sale date: August 11th 2020

Previous Auctions

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Sale Closed: July 19, 2022
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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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