From the Collection of Paul Duval (Online Auction) Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our From the Collection of Paul Duval (Online Auction) which concluded on January 28, 2020. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Fifteen Reference Books related to Tom Thomson and The Group of Seven (with transparency of the “Northern Lights” by Tom Thomson)
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Fifteen Reference Books related to Tom Thomson and The Group of Seven (with transparency of the “Northern Lights” by Tom Thomson)

fifteen books and one transparency
“The Gallery of Canadian Art: Tom Thomson” (R.H. Hubbard, 1962);
“Tom Thomson: The Algonquin Years” (Ottelyn Addison in collaboration with Elizabeth Harwood, 1975);
“J.E.H. MacDonald Sketchbook, 1915-1922” (Hunter Bishop, 1979);
“A.J. Casson” (Paul Duval, 1951);
“J.E.H. MacDonald, R.C.A., 1873-1932” (Art Gallery of Toronto, 1965);
“The McMichael Conservation Collection” (Paul Duval, 1967);
“The McMichael Canadian Collection” (Paul Duval, n.d.);
“The Art of Tom Thomson” (Joan Murray, 1971);
“Aurora: The Mysterious Northern Lights” (Candace Savage, 1994);
“Lawren Stewart Harris A Painter’s Progress” (The Americas Society, 2000);
“Lawren Harris North by West: The Arctic and Rocky Mountain, Paintings of Lawren Harris 1924-1931” (Glenbow Museum, 1991);
“F.H. Varley: A Centennial Exhibition” (Christopher Varley, 1981);
“Lawren S. Harris: Urban Scenes and Wilderness Landscapes 1906-1930” (Jeremy Adamson, 1978);
“The Cartoons of Arthur Lismer” (Ian M. Thom, 1985);
“Bright Land: A Warm Look at Arthur Lismer” (Lois Darroch, 1981);
“Frederick H. Varley” (Peter Varley, 1983);
with Tom Thomson “Northern Lights” transparency
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$400.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $354.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by Paul Duval, Europe at Night
PAUL DUVAL
Europe at Night

oil on canvas
16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $354.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by Kenneth Forbes, Portrait of a Young Girl
KENNETH FORBES
Portrait of a Young Girl

oil on canvas
signed lower left
14 x 10 ins ( 35.6 x 25.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $325.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Paul Duval, “A.J. Casson”; A.J. Casson “Sunlit Isle” lithograph
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Paul Duval, “A.J. Casson”; A.J. Casson “Sunlit Isle” lithograph

book with lithograph and letter
Paul Duval, “A.J. Casson”, Roberts Gallery, 1975; signed by the author and artist and numbered 5/325 on the Edition Notice page; includes “Sunlit Isle” (signed and numbered 5/325 in the lower margin, titled on protective sheet, 11.75 x 11.75 ins (sheet size)); enclosed in hard cover; with letter from A.J. Casson to Paul Duval (dated August 4th, 1975 and signed by A.J. Casson)
11.75 x 11.75 ins ( 29.8 x 29.8 cms ) ( sheet size )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $325.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Twelve Reference Books and Catalogues on Canadian Abstraction
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Twelve Reference Books and Catalogues on Canadian Abstraction

books and catalogues
“Ray Mead: New Paintings” (Waddington and Shiell Galleries Ltd., 1988);
“John Meredith: A Retrospective” (Kaspar Gallery, 1991);
“John Meredith: New Paintings” (The Isaacs Gallery, 1980);
“Origins of Abstraction in Ontario: The Abstracts at Home Show 1953” (The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, 1992);
“A Disquisition on Abstract Painting” (Rous and Mann, 1954);
“Alexandra Luke” (The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, n.d.);
“Tom Hodgson: Creativity Is Change” (Merton Gallery, n.d., signed by Tom Hodgson on inside cover);
“Alfred Pellan” (The National Gallery of Canada, 1960);
“Jock MacDonald: The Inner Landscape: A Retrospective Exhibition” (The Art Gallery of Ontario, 1981);
“G. Iskowitz: An Exhibition of Rare Paintings from the 1960’s and 1970’s” (Miriam Shiell, 2008);
“Gershon Iskowitz: Paintings from the 1980’s” (Miriam Shiell, 2006);
“The Cahén Archives” (collection of publications on Oscar Cahén bound by the artists estate, 2006 with a note writted to to Paul Duval, signed by Michael Cahén);
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $325.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Paul Duval “Leo Mol”; Leo Mol “Judy” and “Lora” lithographs
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Paul Duval “Leo Mol”; Leo Mol “Judy” and “Lora” lithographs

book with two prints
Paul Duval, “Leo Mol”, Loch Gallery, Winnipeg, 1982; signed by the author and artist on the frontispage, with inscription from Leo Mol; includes
“Judy” (print, signed, titled and numbered 151/165 in pencil in the lower margin, 11.5 x 9 inches sheet size);
“Lora” (print, signed, titled and numbered 151/165 in pencil in the lower margin, 11.5 x 9 inches); both in original case; both unframed
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$100.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $325.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by Lawrence Arthur Colley Panton, Portrait of a Young Man
LAWRENCE ARTHUR COLLEY PANTON
Portrait of a Young Man

oil on board
signed lower right; titled indistinctly on the reverse (scratched out); unframed
11.25 x 8.75 ins ( 28.6 x 22.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $325.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by Alistair Macready Bell, The Thames from Tower Bridge
ALISTAIR MACREADY BELL
The Thames from Tower Bridge

colour etching
signed, titled and numbered 14/35 in the lower margin
14 x 19.75 ins ( 35.6 x 50.2 cms ) ( plate size )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$100.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $295.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by Teleforas Valius, The Late Morning L III
TELEFORAS VALIUS
The Late Morning L III

colour lithograph and book
signed, titled and dated 1974, inscribed “Paris” and numbered 15/25 in the lower margin; unframed; sold with a copy of “Telesforas Valius” (Romas Viesulas, forward by Paul Duval, Tav Publishing, Toronto, 1984, inscribed “In gratitude for enriching this volume by your sensitivity and insight displayed in the forward. Sincerely, Aldona Valius” on the inside frontispage)
30 x 22.25 ins ( 76.2 x 56.5 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $150.00$100.00 - $150.00
Price Realized $295.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Fifteen Canadian Artist Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Fifteen Canadian Artist Reference Books

books
“Emily Carr: Her Paintings and Sketches” (Oxford University Press, 1945);
“Emily Carr, a centennial exhibition” (The Vancouver Art Gallery, 1971);
“Dennis Burton Retrospective” (The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, 1977, signed by the artist on the frontispage);
“Borduas 1905-1960” (Stedelijk museum amsterdam, 1961);
“Fritz Brandtner: 1896-1969” (Kastel Gallery, 1969);
“Artist at War” (Charles Comfort, 1956);
“E. Grace Coombs Artist” (Lorne Pierce, 1949);
“Jack Chambers Retrospective” (London Regional Art Gallery, 1988);
“The Brave New World of Fritz Brandtner” (Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 1982);
“The Life and Work of Alexander Bercovitch” (Robert Adams, 1988, signed by the author on the frontispage);
“Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith (1846-1923)” (Roger Boulet, 1977);
“Paul-Émile Borduas Writings 1942-1958” (François Marc-Gagnon, 1978);
“Walter Bachinski” (Galerie de Bellefeuille, 1996, signed by the artist on the frontispiece);
“Colville” (David Burnett, 1983);
“Andre Bieler: An Artist’s Life and Times” (Frances K. Smith, 1980)

x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$400.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $295.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Eighteen Artist Handbooks
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Eighteen Artist Handbooks

eighteen books
“The Crossing Point: Selected Talks and Writings” (M.C. Richards, 1966);
“The Conservation of Antiquities and Works of Art” (H.J. Plenderleith, 1956);
“Calligraphy Now: New Light on Traditional Letters” (Margaret Shepherd, 1984);
“The Artist’s Handbook of Materials and Techniques” (Ralph Mayer, 1981);
“Artists’ Techniques” (Dr. Kurt Herberts, 1958);
“The Artist’s Methods and Materials” (Maria Bazzi, 1960);
“The Artist’s Studio Handbooks” (Richard Seddon, 1984);
“Glossary of Print Techniques” (National Gallery of Canada, n.d.);
“Handbook for Museum Curators Part B” (The Museums Association, 1954);
“Paper Sculpture” (Paul McPharlin, 1944);
“Paper Making as an Artistic Craft” (John Mason, 1959);
“Methods and Techniques for Gouache Painting” (Arnold Blanch, 1946);
“A Book of Sample Scripts” (Edward Johnston, 1983);
“Paint and Painting” (The Tate Gallery, 1982);
“Enameling Principles & Practice” (Kenneth F. Bates, 1951);
“Painting the Figure in Watercolour” (Herb olsen, 1958);
“The Complete Printmaker” (John Ross, Clare Romano, 1972);
“Handbook of Type and Lettering” (Hildegard Korger, 1992)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $295.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by John Godfrey, Standing Figure
JOHN GODFREY
Standing Figure

oil on canvas
signed upper right; dated “Feb. 1974” on the reverse; unframed
24 x 18 ins ( 61 x 45.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $295.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by Paul Duval, Collection of Ten Silver Gelatin Prints and Photographs
PAUL DUVAL
Collection of Ten Silver Gelatin Prints and Photographs


each unframed; condition noted - some creasing/bending present on each (sold “as is” and not subject to return):

“Contact sheet of six photographs of Lawren and Bess Harris” (black and white photograph, overall 8.5 x 6.25 inches);
“Portrait of a Woman” (silver gelatin print, image size 17.75 x 17.75 inches);
“Gordon Smith, circa 1953” (silver gelatin print, image size 17.75 x 17.75 inches);
“Lawren and Bess Harris, circa 1953” (silver gelatin print, image size 17.75 x 17.75 inches);
“Portrait of a Woman Lying on the Sand” (silver gelatin print, image size 17.75 x 17.75 inches);
“Portrait of a Woman” (silver gelatin print, image size 17.75 x 17.75 inches);
“B.C. Binning at the BC Hydro Building, Vancouver” (silver gelatin print, image size 17.75 x 17.75 inches);
“Portrait of Vincent Price” (silver gelatin print, image size 13.75 x 13.75 inches) - two copies;
sold together with “Portrait of A.J. Casson painting ‘Tank Manoeuvres, Camp Borden, 1943’” (black and white photograph, signed by A.J. Casson on the reverse, 10.25 x 8 inches);
17.75 x 17.75 ins ( 45.1 x 45.1 cms ) ( largest )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $266.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Paul Duval, “A.J. Casson: My Favourite Watercolours 1919 to 1957”; A.J. Casson “Sunlit Isle” lithograph
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Paul Duval, “A.J. Casson: My Favourite Watercolours 1919 to 1957”; A.J. Casson “Sunlit Isle” lithograph

book with lithograph
“A.J. Casson: My Favourite Watercolours 1919 to 1957” (Paul Duval, Cerebus/Prentice Hall, Toronto, 1982); includes A.J. Casson “Sunlit Isle” (lithograph, signed and numbered 23/25 in pencil in the lower margin, titled on the plastic cover sheet, 8 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches (plate size)); presented within the original slipcase; unframed
8.75 x 10.25 ins ( 22.2 x 26 cms ) ( plate size )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $266.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Selection of Fourteen Canadian Art Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Selection of Fourteen Canadian Art Reference Books

fourteen books
“Paul-Émile Borduas” (François-Marc Gagnon, 1988);
“Great Canadian Painting: A Century of Art” (Elizabeth Kilbourn, 1966);
“Visions of Light and Air: Canadian Impressionism, 1885-1920” (Musée du Québec, Québec, 1995);
“Home Truths: A Celebration of Family Life by Canada’s Best-Loved Painters” (Joan Murray, 1997);
“Impressionism in Canada: 1895-1935” (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1974);
“The McMichael Conservation Collection” (Paul Duval, 1970; possible working copy with notations by author within text);
“The Tangled Garden” (Paul Duval, 1978, signed and inscribed by Paul Duval to Alfred and Margaret Casson on inside cover with accompanying note on editorial corrections);
“Three Hundred Years of Canadian Art - An Exhibition Arranged in Celebration of the Centenery” (National Gallery of Canada, 1967);
“Georgian Canada: Conflict and Culture 1745-1820” (Donald Blake Webster, 1984);
“Lasting Impressions: Celebrated Works from the Art Gallery of Hamilton” (Art Gallery of Hamilton, 2005);
“The Arts of French Canada 1613-1870” (The Detroit Institute of Arts, 1946);
“A People’s Art: Primitive, Naïve, Provincial, and Folk Painting in Canada” (J. Russell Harper, 1974);
“Fortin” (Guy Robert, 1982, inscribed and signed by the author on the inside cover page)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$400.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $266.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

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