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 Sorel Etrog, La Mer Study
SOREL ETROG
La Mer Study

bronze
stamped signature and edition (10/10 ) on the base
8.5 x 4.75 x 3.5 ins ( 21.6 x 12.1 x 8.9 cms ) ( overall )

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

Artwork by William Goodridge Roberts, Edge of Woods in Spring, New Brunswick
WILLIAM GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
Edge of Woods in Spring, New Brunswick

oil on board
signed lower right; titled and dated 1960 on an exhibition label on the reverse; Roberts Inventory Number (705) on the reverse
36 x 48 ins ( 91.4 x 121.9 cms )

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

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Study for Madonna Bust
SOREL ETROG
Study for Madonna Bust

bronze
stamped signature and edition (1/10 ) on the base
8.75 x 4.25 x 3.25 ins ( 22.2 x 10.8 x 8.3 cms ) ( overall )

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

Artwork by Otto Donald Rogers, Summer Shower
OTTO DONALD ROGERS
Summer Shower

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1979 lower left; titled on two labels on the reverse
19 x 96 ins ( 48.3 x 243.8 cms )

Sold for $8,400.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Pegi Nicol MacLeod, Bunks
PEGI NICOL MACLEOD
Bunks

watercolour, laid down on board
stamped (twice) with the estate stamp at the lower corners
17.5 x 11.5 ins ( 44.5 x 29.2 cms ) ( sight )

Sold for $7,200.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Duncan MacDonald Fishing Before Waterfall
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Duncan MacDonald Fishing Before Waterfall

oil on canvas
signed lower left
15 x 19 ins ( 38.1 x 48.3 cms )

Sold for $6,600.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Magic Barrel
SOREL ETROG
Magic Barrel

bronze
stamped signature and edition (2/10) on the base
3.75 x 2.25 x 2 ins ( 9.5 x 5.7 x 5.1 cms ) ( overall )

Sold for $6,600.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Kathleen Moir Morris, Berthier-en-Haut
KATHLEEN MOIR MORRIS
Berthier-en-Haut

oil on board
signed lower right
8.75 x 12 ins ( 22.2 x 30.5 cms )

Sold for $5,520.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Heath Street near Bayview (Bennington Heights, Toronto)
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Heath Street near Bayview (Bennington Heights, Toronto)

oil on board, mounted on board
signed lower right; titled on the reverse;
sold together with pencil drawings depicting Heath Street and horse studies (8.25 x 10.75 ins [sheet])
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Sold for $4,560.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Shoals, Georgian Bay
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Shoals, Georgian Bay

oil on board
signed lower left; titled and dated “August 1959” on the reverse
10.5 x 13.5 ins ( 26.7 x 34.3 cms )

Sold for $21,600.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Shaman-Thunderbird Transformation
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Shaman-Thunderbird Transformation

acrylic on kraft card, laid on masonite
signed in syllabics lower right
32 x 24 ins ( 81.3 x 61 cms )

Sold for $15,600.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Frank Hans Johnston, The Velvet of Winter Woods
FRANK HANS JOHNSTON
The Velvet of Winter Woods

oil on board
signed and dated 1932 lower middle left; signed and titled on the reverse
25 x 30 ins ( 63.5 x 76.2 cms )

Sold for $13,200.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Charles Fraser Comfort, Midsummer Dawn, Percé
CHARLES FRASER COMFORT
Midsummer Dawn, Percé

oil on canvas
signed lower right; titled and dated 1977 on a label on the reverse
30 x 60 ins ( 76.2 x 152.4 cms )

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

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, House on the Highway
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
House on the Highway

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled, dated 1947 and inscribed “Mattawa” on the reverse
8.5 x 11 ins ( 21.6 x 27.9 cms )

Sold for $7,800.00
Sale date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by John William Beatty, Farm Machinery
JOHN WILLIAM BEATTY
Farm Machinery

oil on board
signed and dated 1918 lower left
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Sold for $11,400.00
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
( Download PDF )
 
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
( Download PDF )
 
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
 

Now Accepting Consignments

We are currently seeking artworks for inclusion in our upcoming auctions of Canadian art.

Click here to learn about including artwork in upcoming auctions.

Click here to review our artist directory.

Benefits for the Collector

Purchase artwork through carefully-curated semi-annual Live Auctions of Important Canadian Art and monthly, themed Online Auctions, guided by the advice of our art specialists. 
Our firm features a highly-competitive Buyer’s Premium, as well as a combination of traditional client service and industry-leading technology to provide a collector experience that focuses upon enjoyment, ease-of-use and transparency.

Learn More About Bidding & Buying With Us.

Benefits for the Consignor

Sell artwork with the benefit of boutique, personalized service with national reach through semi-annual Live Auctions of Important Canadian Art & monthly, themed Online Auctions which target and cater to prominent and emerging collectors nationally and outside of our borders. 
Artwork featured in our auctions are subject to standard all-inclusive selling commissions without additional services fees that are usually encountered within the Canadian auction industry.

Learn More About Selling With Us.