Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art which concluded on May 31, 2022. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Oxen Hauling Logs in Winter
MAUD LEWIS
Oxen Hauling Logs in Winter

mixed media on board
signed lower right
11.75 x 14 ins ( 29.8 x 35.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$12,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $52,800.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Jacques Hurtubise, Annette
JACQUES HURTUBISE
Annette

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1968 on the reverse
68 x 68 ins ( 172.7 x 172.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $22,000.00$18,000.00 - $22,000.00
Price Realized $18,000.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Guido Molinari, Sans titre
GUIDO MOLINARI
Sans titre

oil on canvas
signed and dated “6/69” on the reverse
20 x 15 ins ( 50.8 x 38.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$10,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $14,400.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by William Ronald, Untitled (1951)
WILLIAM RONALD
Untitled (1951)

casein on board
signed and dated ‘51 lower right
38.5 x 22.25 ins ( 97.8 x 56.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$9,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized $9,600.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by René Marcil, Untitled
RENÉ MARCIL
Untitled

oil on board
signed lower centre
24 x 24 ins ( 61 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $10,000.00$8,000.00 - $10,000.00
Price Realized $9,000.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Piéton Study (1976)
SOREL ETROG
Piéton Study (1976)

bronze
7.75 x 1.75 x 3.25 ins ( 19.7 x 4.4 x 8.3 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $9,000.00$7,000.00 - $9,000.00
Price Realized $9,000.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Blue Pyramid
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Blue Pyramid

charcoal and watercolour on paper
signed and dated “October 1947” lower right
18.25 x 22.5 ins ( 46.4 x 57.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$9,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized $9,000.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by David Lloyd Blackwood, Young Whale in Greenspond Tickle
DAVID LLOYD BLACKWOOD
Young Whale in Greenspond Tickle

etching and aquatint
signed, titled, dated 1974 and inscribed “Artist’s Proof” in the lower margin
19.75 x 15.75 ins ( 50.2 x 40 cms ) ( plate size )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $9,000.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Benjamin Chee Chee, Two Geese in Flight
BENJAMIN CHEE CHEE
Two Geese in Flight

acrylic on paper
signed and dated 1976 lower right
22.5 x 30 ins ( 57.2 x 76.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $8,520.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Arthur Shilling, Young Lady
ARTHUR SHILLING
Young Lady

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1965 lower right; signed and titled on the stretcher on the reverse
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $8,400.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by  Various Artists, Toronto 20 Portfolio, 1965
VARIOUS ARTISTS
Toronto 20 Portfolio, 1965

portfolio of 20 prints
suite of 20 prints in various media on wove paper; published by Art Publications in cooperation with The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 1965; each unframed and housed in grey cloth covered portfolio box with cut out square to display title page;

Full catalogue listing in details
26 x 20 ins ( 66 x 50.8 cms ) ( each sheet )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized $6,600.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Joe Fafard, Maillol
JOE FAFARD
Maillol

bronze
incised signature, date (1989) and edition (8/10) on the underside
5.75 x 7 x 2.25 ins ( 14.6 x 17.8 x 5.7 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $5,520.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by William Ronald, Housewarming
WILLIAM RONALD
Housewarming

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1995 on the reverse; unframed
30 x 30 ins ( 76.2 x 76.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $5,400.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Kathleen Margaret Graham, Arctic Remembrances I
KATHLEEN MARGARET GRAHAM
Arctic Remembrances I

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1987 on the reverse
32 x 72 ins ( 81.3 x 182.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $5,040.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by William Hodd McElcheran, A Man & Muse
WILLIAM HODD MCELCHERAN
A Man & Muse

patinated bronze
titled, numbered “AP” and dated c. 1978 on a gallery label on the underside of the base
9.5 x 6 x 4 ins ( 24.1 x 15.2 x 10.2 cms ) ( overall (excluding base) )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $4,800.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Previous Auctions

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

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
 
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
 
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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