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, Five Canadian Art Reference Books
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Five Canadian Art Reference Books

five books
- “Odjig: The Art of Daphne Odjig, 1960-2000” (Key Porter Books, Toronto, 2001); signed by the artist;
- ”A Grand Eye for Glory: A Life of Franz Johnston” (Roger Burford Mason, Dundurn Press, Toronto and Oxford, 1998);
- “The Last Buffalo: The Story of Frederick Arthur Verner, Painter of the Canadian West” (Joan Murray, Pagurian Press, Toronto 1984);
- “The Bamboo Cooks: Recipes from the Legendary Nightclub” (Richard O’Brien and Patti Habib, Random House Canada, Toronto, 1997);
- “Jacques Hurtubise” (Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton, 2011)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$100.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $240.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by Antoine Bittar, Market Street, Douz, Tunisia
ANTOINE BITTAR
Market Street, Douz, Tunisia

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1997 on the reverse
8 x 6 ins ( 20.3 x 15.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00
Price Realized $240.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by George Henry Griffin, Shoreline Landscape with Mountains
GEORGE HENRY GRIFFIN
Shoreline Landscape with Mountains

oil on board
artist’s stamped signature and dated 1935 on the reverse
14 x 17 ins ( 35.6 x 43.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $210.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

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

stone
10.5 x 3.5 x 7.75 ins ( 26.7 x 8.9 x 19.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $180.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by Gerald Gladstone, Untitled (Universal Man)
GERALD GLADSTONE
Untitled (Universal Man)

colour silkscreen
22.25 x 17.25 ins ( 56.5 x 43.8 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $180.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by John Ensor, Summer’s Store
JOHN ENSOR
Summer’s Store

sampson-matthews silkscreen
artist name, title and “Issued by the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa” printed in the margin; signed within the plate; a Sampson Matthews label on the reverse; unframed
19.75 x 28.25 ins ( 50.2 x 71.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $180.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by James Wilson Morrice, 5 Silkscreen Prints of Morrice Artworks; 1 Silkscreen Print of Maurice Cullen Artwork
JAMES WILSON MORRICE
5 Silkscreen Prints of Morrice Artworks; 1 Silkscreen Print of Maurice Cullen Artwork

6 silkscreen prints
-”Entrance to a Village”- J.W. Morrice (25.75 x 40 inches);
-”The Circus”- J.W. Morrice ( 25.75 x 40 inches);
-”Portrait of a Woman”- J.W. Morrice (40 x 25.75 inches);
-”European Urban Scene”- J.W. Morrice (33 x 26 inches);
-”Winter Sleigh Scene”- J.W. Morrice (26 x 35.5 inches);
-”Cutting Ice”- Maurice Cullen (26 x 34.75 inches);
each unframed
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $180.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by Doris Homewood, Fall Afternoon
DORIS HOMEWOOD
Fall Afternoon

acrylic on board
signed lower right; titled on a label on the reverse
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $120.00$80.00 - $120.00
Price Realized $180.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by Clifton Wellington Greer, Begonias
CLIFTON WELLINGTON GREER
Begonias

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and inscribed “Toronto” on the reverse
20 x 24 ins ( 50.8 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $150.00$100.00 - $150.00
Price Realized $180.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by H. Zeitner, Floral Still Life
H. ZEITNER
Floral Still Life

oil on canvas
signed lower right
34.25 x 29.5 ins ( 87 x 74.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$100.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $156.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by John Reeves, Portrait of Harold Town
JOHN REEVES
Portrait of Harold Town

black and white laser jet photograph
signed and dated 1969 in the lower margin; signed and inscribed to an artist label on the reverse “Harold Town, Toronto, 1969” reprinted circa 2010; unframed
22 x 17 ins ( 55.9 x 43.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $150.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by John Reeves, Test Print Portrait of Rita Letendre
JOHN REEVES
Test Print Portrait of Rita Letendre

colour laser jet photograph
printed circa 2010; unframed
11 x 8.5 ins ( 27.9 x 21.6 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $200.00$100.00 - $200.00
Price Realized $126.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by John Reeves, Portrait of William Ronald “The Prime Ministers”
JOHN REEVES
Portrait of William Ronald “The Prime Ministers”

colour laser jet photograph
signed and dated 1984 in the lower margin; signed and inscribed to an artist label on the reverse “Bill Ronald, ‘The Prime Ministers’, Toronto, 1984” reprinted circa 2010; unframed
17 x 22 ins ( 43.2 x 55.9 cms ) ( each )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $120.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by John Reeves, Portrait of Kazuo Nakamura
JOHN REEVES
Portrait of Kazuo Nakamura

black and white laser jet photograph
signed and dated 1963 in the lower margin; signed and inscribed to an artist label on the reverse “Kazuo Nakamura, Toronto, 1963, for Time Magazine” reprinted circa 2010; unframed
22 x 17 ins ( 55.9 x 43.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $120.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Artwork by W.T. Wood, Shoreline Landscape
W.T. WOOD
Shoreline Landscape

watercolour
signed lower left
10.5 x 14.5 ins ( 26.7 x 36.8 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $100.00$80.00 - $100.00
Price Realized $120.00
Sale date: December 15th 2020

Previous Auctions

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Cities & Towns (Online Auction)
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
 
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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
 
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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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