Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art which concluded on June 9, 2021. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Ivan Kenneth Eyre, Amber Pass
IVAN KENNETH EYRE
Amber Pass

oil on canvas
signed lower left; signed, titled (twice) and dated 1992 on the reverse
46 x 49.75 ins ( 116.8 x 126.4 cms )

Sold for $228,000.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Franklin Carmichael, Orillia (1915)
FRANKLIN CARMICHAEL
Orillia (1915)

oil on double board
titled, dated 1915, inscribed “OS-2-A” with the estate stamp on the reverse
8.25 x 10.5 ins ( 21 x 26.7 cms )

Sold for $144,000.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Manon
SOREL ETROG
Manon

bronze
stamped signature and edition (4/7) on the base
49.5 x 12.5 x 8.75 ins ( 125.7 x 31.8 x 22.2 cms ) ( overall )

Sold for $102,000.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, October Morning, Épisy (1909)
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
October Morning, Épisy (1909)

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled, dated 1909 and inscribed “810”, “2158”, “Exhibited at Montreal, Toronto, Halifax, Liverpool”, “No. 1” and “His Frame” (struck) on the stretcher; titled and inscribed “Owned by EJ Jackson, Lethbridge” on a label on the stretcher
21.5 x 25.5 ins ( 54.6 x 64.8 cms )

Sold for $90,000.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Efa Prudence Heward, Mrs. Decco (1940)
EFA PRUDENCE HEWARD
Mrs. Decco (1940)

oil on canvas
signed upper right; the artist’s name and address inscribed on a label on the reverse; a portrait sketch of a woman on the reverse
24 x 20.25 ins ( 61 x 51.4 cms )

Sold for $90,000.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Kim Dorland, Green Tree Blue Tree
KIM DORLAND
Green Tree Blue Tree

oil, acrylic and spray paint on wood panel
signed, titled and dated 2009 on the reverse
60 x 60 ins ( 152.4 x 152.4 cms )

Sold for $66,000.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by William Kurelek, The Grouse Mountain Sky Ride
WILLIAM KURELEK
The Grouse Mountain Sky Ride

mixed media on board
signed with initials and dated 1973 lower right; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
30 x 18 ins ( 76.2 x 45.7 cms )

Sold for $60,000.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by James Edward Hervey MacDonald, Larches, Mountain Lake
JAMES EDWARD HERVEY MACDONALD
Larches, Mountain Lake

oil on board
signed and dated “Sept. 13, 1929” lower right; signed and titled (twice) on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Sold for $57,600.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by William Kurelek, Haystacks and Ducks (Ukrainian Series)
WILLIAM KURELEK
Haystacks and Ducks (Ukrainian Series)

mixed media on board
signed with the artist’s monogram and dated 1977 lower right; inscribed “JK” on the reverse; titled on a label on the reverse
20 x 16.5 ins ( 50.8 x 41.9 cms )

Sold for $55,200.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Girl with Red Hair
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Girl with Red Hair

oil on board
signed lower left; signed, titled and dated 1949 on the reverse
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Sold for $48,000.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Maud Lewis, At the Train Station
MAUD LEWIS
At the Train Station

mixed media on board
signed lower right
12.25 x 13.75 ins ( 31.1 x 34.9 cms )

Sold for $44,400.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Ronald Albert Martin, Phase III, To Foil Oils, #13
RONALD ALBERT MARTIN
Phase III, To Foil Oils, #13

winton and newton oils on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1997 on the stretcher
30 x 22 ins ( 76.2 x 55.9 cms )

Sold for $43,200.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Homer Ransford Watson, The Old Mill
HOMER RANSFORD WATSON
The Old Mill

oil on canvas
signed and indistinctly dated lower right
30 x 40 ins ( 76.2 x 101.6 cms )

Sold for $38,400.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Maud Lewis, White Kitten in a Tea Cup
MAUD LEWIS
White Kitten in a Tea Cup

oil on board
signed lower right
13.75 x 11.75 ins ( 34.9 x 29.8 cms )

Sold for $38,400.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by David Brown Milne, Picnic
DAVID BROWN MILNE
Picnic

watercolour on illustration board
catalogue raisonné no. 105.11
12 x 10 ins ( 30.5 x 25.4 cms )

Sold for $33,600.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Previous Auctions

Select from a list of previous auctions to view specific sale highlights.

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
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Spring 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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