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 Alfred Pellan, Bird and Female
ALFRED PELLAN
Bird and Female

pencil
signed lower right
11.5 x 9 ins ( 29.2 x 22.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized $4,320.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Stanley Morel Cosgrove, Still Life with Jug and Bowl
STANLEY MOREL COSGROVE
Still Life with Jug and Bowl

oil on canvas board
signed lower left; dated 1965 to a gallery label on the reverse
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized $4,080.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Mary Pratt, Grapes in a Colander
MARY PRATT
Grapes in a Colander

mixed media on paper
signed, titled and dated 2007 in the lower margin; titled and dated to a gallery label on the reverse of the frame
8 x 8.5 ins ( 20.3 x 21.6 cms ) ( image )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $4,080.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Kosso Eloul, Maquette for Korbus-Friendship
KOSSO ELOUL
Maquette for Korbus-Friendship

steel
signed lower end (incised)
19.5 x 13 x 4 ins ( 49.5 x 33 x 10.2 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $3,600.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Jean-Philippe Dallaire, La chute d’Icare
JEAN-PHILIPPE DALLAIRE
La chute d’Icare

gouache on paper
initialled and dated 1948 lower right; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
7.5 x 6.5 ins ( 19.1 x 16.5 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized $3,600.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Philip Henry Howard Surrey, Bathers
PHILIP HENRY HOWARD SURREY
Bathers

watercolour
signed lower right
23.25 x 17.5 ins ( 59.1 x 44.5 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $3,600.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Bruno Côté, Lac Sacacomie
BRUNO CÔTÉ
Lac Sacacomie

oil on board
signed lower right; signed and titled on the reverse
20 x 24 ins ( 50.8 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $3,600.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Edward Burtynsky, Pentimento
EDWARD BURTYNSKY
Pentimento


hardcover folio edition of ten archival chromogenic prints and book
signed, dated 2010 and numbered 21/30 on inside folio cover; each blind stamped and initialed on the reverse; all housed in the original archival box
20 x 24 ins ( 50.8 x 61 cms ) ( each sheet )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized $3,600.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Philip Henry Howard Surrey, Murray’s Restaurant
PHILIP HENRY HOWARD SURREY
Murray’s Restaurant

pastel
9.75 x 11.5 ins ( 24.8 x 29.2 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized $3,120.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Henri Leopold Masson, Yacht Club, Kingston, Ont.
HENRI LEOPOLD MASSON
Yacht Club, Kingston, Ont.

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1951 lower left; titled in pencil on the stretcher
18 x 22 ins ( 45.7 x 55.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $2,880.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Bruno Joseph Bobak, Tender Embrace
BRUNO JOSEPH BOBAK
Tender Embrace

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled and inscribed “110” on the reverse
30 x 40 ins ( 76.2 x 101.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $2,640.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Stanley Morel Cosgrove, Trees
STANLEY MOREL COSGROVE
Trees

oil on canvas
signed lower left; signed and dated 1973 on a label on the reverse
24.25 x 20 ins ( 61.6 x 50.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $2,640.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by John Hartman, Nightfall - La Plaine de LaFontaine
JOHN HARTMAN
Nightfall - La Plaine de LaFontaine

pastel on paper
signed with initial lower right; signed, titled and dated 1981 on the reverse
22 x 30.5 ins ( 55.9 x 77.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,800.00$1,400.00 - $1,800.00
Price Realized $1,920.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Jean Paul Riopelle, Le Couchant
JEAN PAUL RIOPELLE
Le Couchant

colour lithograph
signed and inscribed “5” lower right; numbered 84/90 lower left; unframed
22 x 25.5 ins ( 55.9 x 64.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $2,500.00$2,000.00 - $2,500.00
Price Realized $1,800.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Kevin Sonmor, Siege Study: Marker
KEVIN SONMOR
Siege Study: Marker

oil on linen
stamped on the edge of the stretcher; signed, titled and dated 2004 on the stretcher; unframed
36 x 36 ins ( 91.4 x 91.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized $1,800.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Previous Auctions

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

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
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Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art (Session 1)
Sale Closed: December 1, 2022
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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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