Online Auction of Indigenous & Inuit Artwork Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Online Auction of Indigenous & Inuit Artwork which concluded on September 21, 2021. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Alex Simeon Janvier, Mid-Summer Winter
ALEX SIMEON JANVIER
Mid-Summer Winter

acrylic on wove paper
signed lower right; initialed, titled, dated 1992 and inscribed “For Dr. Johnston, Here’s all the bet to you” and “Painted in Janvier Studio, Cold Lake, Alberta”
13 x ins ( 33 x 0 cms ) ( diameter )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $4,560.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Arthur Shilling, Portrait of a Young Girl
ARTHUR SHILLING
Portrait of a Young Girl

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed and dated 1972 on the reverse
28.5 x 22.75 ins ( 72.4 x 57.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $3,840.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Eddy Cobiness, Untitled (Goose)
EDDY COBINESS
Untitled (Goose)

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1982 lower right; inscribed “47/1” lower left
17.5 x 23.5 ins ( 44.5 x 59.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $2,880.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Aubrey Johnson, Orca and Eagle Totem
AUBREY JOHNSON
Orca and Eagle Totem

painted wood totem pole sculpture
artist’s monogram carved on underside
37.25 x 18 x 7.5 ins ( 94.6 x 45.7 x 19.1 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00
Price Realized $2,400.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Rufus Moody, Totem with Fish, Rabbit, Eagle, Human and Frog Motifs
RUFUS MOODY
Totem with Fish, Rabbit, Eagle, Human and Frog Motifs

argillite
etched signature on the underside
9.25 x 2.5 x 2.5 ins ( 23.5 x 6.4 x 6.4 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$900.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $1,800.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Roy Thomas, Untitled
ROY THOMAS
Untitled

acrylic on paper, laid down on board
signed and dated 1973 lower right
29 x 19 ins ( 73.7 x 48.3 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $1,680.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Kenojuak Ashevak, Yellow Breasted Loon
KENOJUAK ASHEVAK
Yellow Breasted Loon

lithograph
inscribed with the artist name, title, edition 6/50 and “Dorset 2007” in the lower margin
21.25 x 26.5 ins ( 54 x 67.3 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$900.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $1,320.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Carl Beam, Two Kinds of Power
CARL BEAM
Two Kinds of Power

serigraph in colour
signed, titled and numbered 148/200 in the lower margin
30 x 22 ins ( 76.2 x 55.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $1,140.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Untitled
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Untitled

pencil drawing
signed in syllabics lower right
13 x 22 ins ( 33 x 55.9 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00
Price Realized $1,020.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Untitled (Fish X-Ray Vision)
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Untitled (Fish X-Ray Vision)

pencil drawing
signed in syllabics lower right
13 x 22 ins ( 33 x 55.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00
Price Realized $960.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Randy Trudeau, The Spriritual Ways of Changing the Otters Seasonal Furs
RANDY TRUDEAU
The Spriritual Ways of Changing the Otters Seasonal Furs

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1981 lower right; titled on the reverse
36 x 22 ins ( 91.4 x 55.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $900.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Isaac Bignell, Untitled
ISAAC BIGNELL
Untitled

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1995 lower left
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00
Price Realized $840.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Reg Williams, Tsimshian Sun Mask
REG WILLIAMS
Tsimshian Sun Mask


signed and titled on the reverse
22 x 25 x 4 ins ( 55.9 x 63.5 x 10.2 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $840.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Kenojuak Ashevak, Submerged
KENOJUAK ASHEVAK
Submerged

colour etching and aquatint
inscribed with the artist name, title, edition 50/50 and “Dorset 2002” in the lower margin
23 x 31.25 ins ( 58.4 x 79.4 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $748.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Kenojuak Ashevak, Primal Exchange (2001)
KENOJUAK ASHEVAK
Primal Exchange (2001)

colour lithograph
inscribed with the artist name, title, edition “A.P.” and “Dorset 2001” in the lower margin
21.5 x 27.5 ins ( 54.6 x 69.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $780.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Previous Auctions

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Spring Live Auction - Session 1
Sale Closed: May 30, 2024
 
Spring Live Auction - Session 2
Sale Closed: May 30, 2024
 
Modern & Contemporary International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
The Group of Seven (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
Select Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
Works from the Estate of Dennis Reid (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
The Artwork of David Blackwood (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
Capture (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
Modern Forms (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
The Academy (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
International Prints, Multiples & Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Celebrating Women Artists (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
La belle province (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Art Gallery of Hamilton (Auction of Donated Artwork for Fundraising) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Coast to Coast (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
En plein air (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
Watercolours & Drawings (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
Canadian Prints & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
20th Century Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
The Academy (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
Inuit & First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
The Collection of Joe & Anita Robertson (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 12, 2023
 
Bidding in a Winter Wonderland (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 12, 2023
 
An Important Private Collection of Canadian Art (Session 2)
Sale Closed: December 6, 2023
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Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian & International Art (Session 1)
Sale Closed: December 6, 2023
( Download PDF )
 
Modern & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
British & Continental Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Toronto: Represented and Abstracted (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Auction to Benefit NSCAD (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Select Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Artwork from a Private Collection (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Select Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 10, 2023
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 10, 2023
 
Little Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 10, 2023
 
Prints & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2023
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2023
 
Art of Quebec (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2023
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 15, 2023
 
Works on Paper & Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 15, 2023
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 25, 2023
 
Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 25, 2023
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 25, 2023
 
Modern & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 27, 2023
 
The Art of Europe (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 27, 2023
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 27, 2023
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian & International Art (Session 1)
Sale Closed: June 8, 2023
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An Important Private Collection of Canadian Art (Session 2)
Sale Closed: June 8, 2023
( Download PDF )
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2023
 
Art of Quebec (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2023
 
The Group of Seven & Their Associates (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2023
 
April Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
Select Canadian Prints (Online Auctions)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
Inuit & First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 21, 2023
 
Peaks to Prairies: Art of Western Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 21, 2023
 
Celebrating Women Artists (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 21, 2023
 
Works on Paper & Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 28, 2023
 
Three Dimensions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 28, 2023
 
Canada & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 28, 2023
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Canadian Winter (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Books & Reference (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
From the Estate of William Ronald (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Holiday Charm (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 13, 2022
 
Coast to Coast (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 13, 2022
 
An Important Private Collection of Canadian Art (Session 2)
Sale Closed: December 1, 2022
( Download PDF )
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art (Session 1)
Sale Closed: December 1, 2022
( Download PDF )
 
Canadian Group of Painters (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
Fall Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
October Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
Little Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
La belle province (Art of Quebec) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 27, 2022
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 27, 2022
 
Inuit & First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 27, 2022
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
Prints & Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
The Art of Barbara Mercer (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 19, 2022
 
Cities & Towns (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 19, 2022
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
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
 

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