December Auction of Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction) Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our December Auction of Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction) which concluded on December 15, 2020. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Eighteen Canadian Art Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Eighteen Canadian Art Reference Books

eighteen books
- “Abstract Painting in Canada” (Roald Nasgaard, Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver/Toronto and Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax/Dartmouth, 2007);
- “David Milne: Painting Place” (Rosemarie L. Tovell, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1976);
- “A History of Vaughan Township” (G. Elmore Reaman, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1971);
- “F.H. Varley” (Christopher Varley, Canadian Artists Series, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1979);
- “Anne Savage: The Story of a Canadian Painter” (Anne McDougall, Borealis Press, Ottawa, 2000);
- “Carl Schaefer: 12 Farm Drawings, 1927-1932” (Penumbra Press, Moonbeam, 1980;- “Clarence Gagnon” (René Boissay, Heritage Broquet, Ottawa, 1988); “Robert G. Kemp’s Paintings and Drawings of Rural Ontario” (Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts, Collingwood, 1983) -signed by the artist on the title page;
- “Sunday Morning with Cass: Conversations with A.J. Casson” (Ted Herriott, Purpleville Publishing, Mississaauga, 1993) -signed by the author;
- “A.J. Casson” (Margaret Gray, Margaret Rand and Lois Steen, Canadian Artists 1, Gage Publishing, 1976) -signed by the artist on the title page;
- “A Fool in Paradise: An Artist’s Early Life” (Doris McCarthy, MacFarlane Walter & Ross, Toronto, 1990) -signed by the artist;
- “The Good Wine: An Artist Comes of Age” (Doris McCarthy, MacFarlane Walter & Ross, Toronto, 1991) -signed by the artist;
- “Doris McCarthy: My Life” (written with Charis Wahl, Second Story Press, Toronto, 2006);
- “David Annesley: The Annesley Drawings” (prose by Barry Callaghan, Exile Editions, Toronto, 1980);
- “Reta Summer Cowley” (Terry Fenton, Mendal Art Gallery, Calgary, 2006); “The Other A.Y. Jackson” (O.J. Firestone, McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1979) - includes card signed by the author);
- “Boys of Other Countries” (Bayard Taylor, illustrated by F.S. Coburn, G.P. Putnam’s, New York and London, 1912);
- “Canadian Landscape Painters” (Albert H. Robson, The Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1932)

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Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $420.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by Langley Thomas Donges, Peninsula Lake
LANGLEY THOMAS DONGES
Peninsula Lake

oil on canvas board
signed and dated 1981 lower left; titled on the reverse
16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00
Price Realized $420.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by Henri Leopold Masson, Piazza del Campo, Sienna
HENRI LEOPOLD MASSON
Piazza del Campo, Sienna

mixed media on paper
signed, titled and dated “June 13” lower right
13.75 x 16.5 ins ( 34.9 x 41.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $408.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by Henri Leopold Masson, Anse au Griffon
HENRI LEOPOLD MASSON
Anse au Griffon

watercolour
signed lower left; titled lower right; signed, titled and dated 1978 on the reverse
8.25 x 13.25 ins ( 21 x 33.7 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $408.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by Pierre Bédard, L’Hiver au Douceur
PIERRE BÉDARD
L’Hiver au Douceur

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed and titled on the reverse
10 x 12 ins ( 25.4 x 30.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $408.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by Charles Pachter, Streetcars
CHARLES PACHTER
Streetcars

colour halftone poster print
signed lower right
28.5 x 19 ins ( 72.4 x 48.3 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $390.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by Nicholas Hornyansky, Osgoode Hall, Toronto
NICHOLAS HORNYANSKY
Osgoode Hall, Toronto

aquatint
signed and titled in the lower margin
8.25 x 6.25 ins ( 21 x 15.9 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $390.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by John Joy, Carlaw Avenue
JOHN JOY
Carlaw Avenue

oil on masonite
signed and dated 1987 lower left; titled on the reverse; artist’s stamp on the reverse of the frame
10 x 8 ins ( 25.4 x 20.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$400.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $390.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by H.  Moya, The Chestnut Vendor
H. MOYA
The Chestnut Vendor

oil on board
signed lower left; titled to a gallery label on the reverse
16 x 7.5 ins ( 40.6 x 19.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $390.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by William Ronald, Abstraction
WILLIAM RONALD
Abstraction

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1993 lower left; signed and dated on the reverse
8 x 10 ins ( 20.3 x 25.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $360.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by  Unidentified Inuit Artist, Head of a Child
UNIDENTIFIED INUIT ARTIST
Head of a Child

stone
10 x 7.5 x 2.5 ins ( 25.4 x 19.1 x 6.4 cms ) ( overall (including base) )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$400.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $360.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by Hal Ross Perrigard, Love Tree Hilltop
HAL ROSS PERRIGARD
Love Tree Hilltop

oil on panel
initialed lower left; signed on the reverse; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
6.5 x 6 ins ( 16.5 x 15.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$400.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $360.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by Rodolphe Duguay, Au crépuscle
RODOLPHE DUGUAY
Au crépuscle

woodcut print
signed with initial within the plate lower left; signed and titled within the margin of the plate; unframed (affixed to support)
13.75 x 16.75 ins ( 34.9 x 42.5 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $360.00
Sale date: December 15th 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

two books
- “Memoirs of an Art Dealer 1” (G. Blair Laing, Toronto, McClelland & Stewart, 1979);
- “Memoirs of an Art Dealer 2” (G. Blair Laing, Toronto, McClelland & Stewart, 1982)


x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $360.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by Pauline Thibodeau Paquin, Hauling a Heavy Sled
PAULINE THIBODEAU PAQUIN
Hauling a Heavy Sled

oil on masonite
signed and dated 1982 lower right
10 x 8 ins ( 25.4 x 20.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $360.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Previous Auctions

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Sale Closed: July 19, 2022
 
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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
 
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
Sale Closed: November 29, 2013
 

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