Online Auction of Works on Paper, Prints & Books Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Online Auction of Works on Paper, Prints & Books which concluded on February 23, 2021. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Michael Stefura, Reach
MICHAEL STEFURA
Reach

charcoal
signed and dated 1986 in the lower right margin; titled and dated to a gallery label on the reverse
23.25 x 31.25 ins ( 59.1 x 79.4 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $600.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021

Artwork by Marcella Maltais, Abstraction
MARCELLA MALTAIS
Abstraction

ink and watercolour
signed and dated 1956 lower right
7.5 x 5.5 ins ( 19.1 x 14 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $600.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, The Common Mallard; The Sharp Tailed Grouse
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
The Common Mallard; The Sharp Tailed Grouse

two silkscreens
“The Common Mallard” (signed within the plate lower right, 12 x 13.25 ins (sheet));
“The Sharp Tailed Grouse” (signed within the plate lower right, 11 x 12.5 ins (sheet));
each unframed
12 x 13.25 ins ( 30.5 x 33.7 cms ) ( sheet (largest) )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $600.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Gold Mine
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Gold Mine

sampson-matthews silkscreen
artist name, title and “Issued by the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa” printed in the lower margin; signed within the plate and inscribed supervised by A. J. Casson lower right; a Sampson-Matthews label on the reverse; unframed
19.5 x 23.5 ins ( 49.5 x 59.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00
Price Realized $600.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Look Within Ourselves
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Look Within Ourselves

colour serigraph
signed, titled and numbered 53/80 in pencil in the margin
20.25 x 26.25 ins ( 51.4 x 66.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $600.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021

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

six catalogues
1916; 1917; 1918; 1921; 1922; 1923
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $600.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021

Artwork by  Books and Reference, A Dictionary of Canadian Artists Vol. 1-8 Part 1
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
A Dictionary of Canadian Artists Vol. 1-8 Part 1

8 books
Full listing within cataloguing details
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $600.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021

Artwork by Frederick Simpson Coburn, Logging, Eastern Townships
FREDERICK SIMPSON COBURN
Logging, Eastern Townships

crayon on paper
signed lower right; dated “December 21st, 1932” upper right
4.25 x 7.75 ins ( 10.8 x 19.7 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $570.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021

Artwork by Florence Vale, Inflatable Man at the Beach
FLORENCE VALE
Inflatable Man at the Beach

pen and ink drawing
signed and dated 1983 lower right; titled and dated 1983 to a label on the reverse; together with 1977 exhibition poster and pamphlet
5.5 x 7.5 ins ( 14 x 19.1 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $570.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021

Artwork by Thoreau MacDonald, Winter Morning
THOREAU MACDONALD
Winter Morning

sampson-matthews silkscreen
artist name, title and “Issued by the National Gallery of Canada” printed in the lower margin; initialed within the plate and inscribed “Supervised by A.J. Casson” lower right; a Sampson-Matthews label on the reverse; unframed
20.25 x 27 ins ( 51.4 x 68.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $570.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021

Artwork by Charles Pachter, Charles Pachter; The Ascent
CHARLES PACHTER
Charles Pachter; The Ascent

book and serigraph
“Charles Pachter” (Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov, McClelland & Stewart, 1992); signed by Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov, Margaret Atwood and Charles Pachter on the frontispiece;
sold together with “The Ascent” (serigraph on paper, signed, dated 1992 and numbered 52/150 in the lower margin, 11.5 x 9.5 ins); housed in folder; all in original slipcase
11.5 x 9.5 ins ( 29.2 x 24.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $540.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021

Artwork by Don Freeman, Burlesque House
DON FREEMAN
Burlesque House

ink and wash
signed lower right; titled and dated c. 1935 on the reverse of the mat; unframed (matted)
10 x 14 ins ( 25.4 x 35.6 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $540.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021

Artwork by Yousuf Karsh, Woman at Window
YOUSUF KARSH
Woman at Window

photograph
signed lower margin
9.5 x 7 ins ( 24.1 x 17.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $540.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021

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

nine catalogues
1930; 1931; 1932; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $540.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021

Artwork by Thoreau MacDonald, Tom Thomson (drawn by T.M. from a  photo by L.S.H.)
THOREAU MACDONALD
Tom Thomson (drawn by T.M. from a photo by L.S.H.)

lithograph
signed and dated 1965 in the lower margin
8 x 6 ins ( 20.3 x 15.2 cms ) ( image )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $510.00
Sale date: February 23rd 2021

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