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 John Godfrey, Seated Girl
JOHN GODFREY
Seated Girl

oil on canvas
dated “June 1974” on the reverse; unframed
10 x 8 ins ( 25.4 x 20.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by John Godfrey, African Violet
JOHN GODFREY
African Violet

oil on canvas
signed lower right; titled and dated “January 1975” on the reverse; unframed
16 x 18 ins ( 40.6 x 45.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Paul Duval “Eric Freifeld”; “Pembroke Street” lithograph by Eric Freifeld
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Paul Duval “Eric Freifeld”; “Pembroke Street” lithograph by Eric Freifeld

book with lithograph
Paul Duval, “Eric Freifeld”, Yaneff Gallery, Toronto, 1977; includes “Pembroke Street” (lithograph, signed, titled, dated 1977 and numbered 25/25 in the lower margin, 11.75 x 13.25 ins (sheet size)); enclosed in hard cover; unframed

11.75 x 13.25 ins ( 29.8 x 33.7 cms ) ( sheet size )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by John Godfrey, The Market
JOHN GODFREY
The Market

oil on canvas
signed to the lower left; dated “Nov 1973” on the reverse
30 x 30 ins ( 76.2 x 76.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by Ronald York Wilson, Blue Opus
RONALD YORK WILSON
Blue Opus

colour lithograph
signed, titled and numbered “HC 2/25” in the lower margin; unframed
21.75 x 24 ins ( 55.2 x 61 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$150.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Four Canadian National Exhibition Catalogues
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Four Canadian National Exhibition Catalogues

catalogues
including 1931, 1937, 1938 and 1939 publications
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by John Godfrey, Eclectic Interior
JOHN GODFREY
Eclectic Interior

acrylic on canvas
dated “July 1973” on the reverse; unframed
50 x 59.75 ins ( 127 x 151.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Sixteen Canadian, Contemporary and Indigenous Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Sixteen Canadian, Contemporary and Indigenous Reference Books

books and periodicals
“Contemporary Art of 79 Countries” (International Business Machines Corporation Collection, 1939);
“Contemporary Art of the Western Hemisphere” (International Business Machines Corporation, 1941);
“Prize Award Winners, 1908-1965 Spring Exhibitions” (Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1967);
“L’Exposition d’art de L’Ontario à l’occasion du centenaire” (Province of Ontario Council for the Arts, 1972);
“Lumière et atmosphère L’Impressionnisme au Canada, 1885-1920” (Musée du Québec, 1995);
“Four Ontario Realists” (Art Gallery of Brant, 1976);
“The Art Gallery of Toronto: Painting and Sculpture” (Art Gallery of Toronto, 1959);
“Canada: Face to Face” (The Sarnia Public Library and Art Gallery, n.d.);
“7 West Coast Painters” (University of British Columbia, 1959);
“Canadian Art Magazine Vol. VI. Number 2” (Robert Ayre, Christmas 1948);
“Heritage de France 1610-1760” (The Art Gallery of Toronto, 1961);
“Sedna: The Spirit of the Sea” (Feheley Fine Arts, n.d.);
“Buried Treasure: The Art Collection of Wilfred Laurier University” (Wilfred Laurier Univeesity, 1987);
“Toronto Dominion Bank 115th Annual Report 1970”;
“Tamara Jaworska” (Paul Duval, 1981);
“The National Gallery of Canada: Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture, Volume 1: Older Schools” (R.H. Hubbard, 1957)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Twenty-Two Sculpture and Ceramic Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Twenty-Two Sculpture and Ceramic Reference Books

books
“Ceramics for the Potter” (Ruth M. Home, 1952);
“Sculpture Inside and Out” (Malvina Hoffman, 1939);
“Maryon Kantaroff: Sculpture and Reliefs” (Galerie Dresdnere, Galerie Martal, 1974);
“Andreas Drenters” (Chandler Kirwin and Meaghan Clarke, 1994);
“Leo Mol: Sculptures 1952-1979” (McMichael Canadian Collection, 1980);
“A Retrospective Exhibition of the Works of Leo Mol” (Mendel Art Gallery, 1975, signed by the artist);
“Highly Important Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Sculpture” (Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1972);
“Masks: The Many Faces of Man” (Royal Ontario Museum, 1959 - 2 copies);
“Robert Murray: A Sculpture Exhibition” (Dayton Art Institute and the Columbus Museum of Art, 1979);
“Judy Raymer Ivkoff” (Paul Duvall, 2010);
“Root Force: Judy Raymer Ivkoff” (Engine Gallery, 2011);
“Wood” (London Public Library and Art Museum, 1974);
“Large Format Works in Clay” (Burlington Cultural Centre, 1985);
“Against the Grain: Joe Fafard Field Project” (MacLaren Art Centre, 1997) - 6 copies;
“Leo Mol Sculpture Garden” (1992 - 2 copies);
“Leo Mol” (Loch Mayberry Fine Art, 1992);
“Folk Carvings by Robert McTavish” (Isaacs Gallery, n.d.);
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Ten Reference Books on Birds and Wildlife
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Ten Reference Books on Birds and Wildlife

books
“Mammals in Profile” (Randolph S. Peterson, 1975) - 2 copies;
“Art on the Wing” (Joan Winearls, 1999);
“Notebooks” (Thoreau MacDonald, 1980);
“The Condor” (Harry Harris, September-October 1926);
“Birds and Animals drawings by Thoreau MacDonald, 2nd Series” (Thoreau MacDonald, 1973, signed by the artist);
“Birds and Animals drawings by Thoreau MacDonald” (Thoreau MacDonald, 1968, signed by the artist);
“Woods and Fields 70 drawings by Thoreau MacDonald” (Thoreau MacDonald,1951);
“Animals in Art” (Royal Ontario Museum, 1975);
“Paintings from the Wild” (Clarence Tilenius, 1980)

x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Ten Canadian Art Auction Catalogues
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Ten Canadian Art Auction Catalogues

catalogues
Sotheby Parke Bernet - Canadian Art at Auction, 1968-1975 - 4 copies;
Sotheby Parke Bernet - Canadian Art at Auction, 1975-1980;
Sotheby’s Toronto - Canadian Art, Nov. 1981;
Sotheby’s Toronto - Canadian Art, Nov. 1983;
Sotheby’s Toronto - Important Canadian Art, Nov. 2012;
Sotheby’s Toronto - Decorative Works of Art and Paintings, March 1982;
Heffel Fine Art - Fine Canadian Art, May 2002;
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $118.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Fourteen Canadiana Documents, Reference Books and a Map of the Toronto Water Supply System
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Fourteen Canadiana Documents, Reference Books and a Map of the Toronto Water Supply System

various media
“Ontario Architecture” (The Art Gallery of Toronto, 1963);
“Documents in Canadian Art” (Douglas Fetherling, 1987);
“Art and Philistia: Some Sidelights on Aesthetic Taste in Montreal and Toronto, 1880-1910” (G. Campbell McInnes, 1937);
“Cities of Canada” (The House of Seagram, 1953);
“Plan of Metropolitan Toronto Water Supply System, July 1985”;
“Toronto Illustrated” (Grip Limited, n.d.);
“Reva Books Fotografias” (Instutito Nacional de Bellas Artes, 1970);
“Recording Toronto” (Toronto Public Libraries, 1960);
“Industrial Images” (Rosemary Donegan, 1987);
“From the Shadows: A Portrayal of Toronto in the ‘30s and ‘40s” (City of Toronto Archives, 1985);
“Jesse Ketchum School 150 Years” (Jesse Ketchum Public School, 1982);
“Building Canada: An Architectural History of Canadian Life” (Alan Gowans, 1966);
“Early Photography in Canada” (Ralph Greenhill, 1965);
“William Notman: The Stamp of a Studio” (Stanley G. Triggs, 1985)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $89.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

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

eleven books
“Painters’ Idiom” (R.W. Alston, 1954);
“Infernal Methods: A Study of William Blake’s Techniques” (Raymond Lister, 1975);
”The Human Figure” (J.H. Vanderpoel, 1915);
“The Illustrator’s Handbook” (Stan Smith and Professor H.F. Ten Holt, 1984);
“The Designer’s Handbooks” (Stan Smith and Professor H.F. Ten Holt, 1984);
“The North Light Handbook of Artists’ Materials” (Ian Hebblewhite, 1986);
“Painting with Acrylics” (José Gutiérrez, n.d.);
“The Mastery of Alla Prima Painting” (Frederic Taubes, 1980);
“The Art of Sumi-E: Appreciation Techniques and Application” (Shozo Sate, 1984);
“Painting Techniques: The Methods and Materials of Painting” (Ludvik Losos, 1987; “Lithography: A Complete Guide” (Mary Ann Wenniger, 1983)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $89.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Selection of Eleven Artist Handbooks
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Selection of Eleven Artist Handbooks

eleven books
“Illumination for Modern Calligraphers” (Christopher Jarman, 1988);
“Mosaics” (Robert Williamson, 1963);
“The Secret Formulas and Techniques of the Masters” (Jacques MaRoger, 1948);
“Artist’ Pigments c. 1600-1835” (R.D. Harley, 1970);
“Sculptural Handwriting” (Vojtēch Volavka, 1955);
“The 26 Letters: A History of the Alphabet from its Beginnings to the Present” (Oscar Ogg, 1983);
“Oil Painting: Traditional and New” (Leonard Brooks, 1959);
“Techniques of Drawing and Painting Wildlife” (Fredric Sweney, 1959);
“Lithography and Silkscreen: Art and Technique” (Fritz Eichenberg, 1978);
“Wax as an Art Form” (Thelma R. Newman, 1966);
“Painting and Printmaking with Rollers” (F.H. Stonham, 1972)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $89.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Selection of Eleven Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Selection of Eleven Reference Books

eleven books and magazines
“Canada: A Year of the Land” (National Film Board, 1967, housed in slipcase);
“Between Friends/ Entre Amis” (National Film Board of Canada, 1976, housed in slipcase);
“The Canadian Poster Book: 100 Years of the Poster In Canada” (Robert Stacey, 1979)
“A Man and his Music: An Anthology of the Musical Career of the Most Exciting Entertainer of our Time” (Records housed in unopened information slipcase);
“Sam Snead’s Quick Way to Better Golf” (Sun Dial Press, 1938)
“Ces visages qui sont un pays: recueillis par des photographes du Canada” (National Film Bureau, 1968);
“13th Annual of Advertising and Editorial Art” (Art Directors Club Toronto, 1961);
“Hamilton’s Movie: Bilitis” (Swan Productions, 1977);
“Portraits: The Portrait in Contemporary photography” (Peter Weiermaier, 1994);
“The Nude in Photography” (Arthur Goldsmith, 1975);
“Perfect Nude Photography” (Michael Gnade, 1984);
“Brigitte Bardot and the Lolita Syndrome (Simone de Beauvoir, 1960)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $89.00
Sale date: January 28th 2020

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Sale Closed: November 30, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: November 30, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: November 30, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: November 22, 2021
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Sale Closed: October 26, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: October 26, 2021
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 26, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: September 28, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: September 28, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: September 28, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: August 17, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: April 27, 2021
 
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Sale Closed: December 15, 2020
 
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Sale Closed: December 3, 2020
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The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
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Sale Closed: February 18, 2020
 
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Sale Closed: January 28, 2020
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 19, 2019
 
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