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 General Idea , Ursa Major & Taurus: Pavillion Fragments from the Starry Vault
GENERAL IDEA
Ursa Major & Taurus: Pavillion Fragments from the Starry Vault

colour relief print
signed, dated 1983 and numbered 4/100 lower right, titled lower left
22.75 x 30.75 ins ( 57.8 x 78.1 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $720.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Sheila Maki, Abstraction
SHEILA MAKI
Abstraction

acrylic on canvas
40 x 48 ins ( 101.6 x 121.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $720.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by William Ronald, The Boss
WILLIAM RONALD
The Boss

watercolour
signed and dated 1974 lower right; titled on the reverse
14.5 x 11.5 ins ( 36.8 x 29.2 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$900.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $660.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Michael Adamson, Friend of Ivan
MICHAEL ADAMSON
Friend of Ivan

oil on board
signed, titled and dated 2010 on the reverse; unframed
14 x 11 ins ( 35.6 x 27.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $600.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by John Graham Coughtry, Duo, 1983
JOHN GRAHAM COUGHTRY
Duo, 1983

graphite
signed with initials and dated 1983 lower right
8.75 x 8.75 ins ( 22.2 x 22.2 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $510.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Erik Gamble, Untitled
ERIK GAMBLE
Untitled

acrylic on board
signed and dated 1979 lower right
23 x 17.5 ins ( 58.4 x 44.5 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $480.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Roger Cavalli, Mutation
ROGER CAVALLI
Mutation

stone
unsigned
15.75 x 9 x 9.75 ins ( 40 x 22.9 x 24.8 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $480.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by James Henderson Boyd, Surprise Attack
JAMES HENDERSON BOYD
Surprise Attack

etching in colours
signed, titled and dated 1959 in the lower margin
15.75 x 13.25 ins ( 40 x 33.7 cms ) ( plate size )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$200.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $360.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Roger Cavalli, Par le creux de la main
ROGER CAVALLI
Par le creux de la main

stone
unsigned (small chip at base)
16.5 x 6.5 x 5.75 ins ( 41.9 x 16.5 x 14.6 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $360.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Edward John Bartram, Untitled Abstract
EDWARD JOHN BARTRAM
Untitled Abstract

etching with embossing
signed, dated 1969 and inscribed “Artist’s Proof” in the lower margin; unframed
31.25 x 24.5 ins ( 79.4 x 62.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $330.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by John Meredith, Untitled (from the “Toronto 20 Portfolio” (1965))
JOHN MEREDITH
Untitled (from the “Toronto 20 Portfolio” (1965))

lithograph
signed and dated 1965 in the lower right margin; numbered 33/100 lower left margin; unframed
26 x 20 ins ( 66 x 50.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $240.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Gerald Gladstone, Untitled (from the “Toronto 20 Portfolio” (1965))
GERALD GLADSTONE
Untitled (from the “Toronto 20 Portfolio” (1965))

offset colour lithograph
signed and numbered 33/100 lower middle; unframed
26 x 20 ins ( 66 x 50.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $240.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Louis Muhlstock, Abstract
LOUIS MUHLSTOCK
Abstract

ink on paper
signed and dated 1992 lower right
17.25 x 14.5 ins ( 43.8 x 36.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $120.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Barker Fairley, Portrait of a Lady
BARKER FAIRLEY
Portrait of a Lady

colour lithograph with book
signed and numbered 59/150 in pencil in the lower margin; unframed;
sold together with “Barker Fairley: Portraits” (Gary Michael Dault, Methuen Publications, Agincourt, Ontario, 1981); signed by the artist and numbered 59/150 on the inside front page; accompanied by a booklet by G.M. Dault detailing the project; housed in original linen box
30 x 22.5 ins ( 76.2 x 57.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $480.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Harold Klunder, Untitled (Head Study)
HAROLD KLUNDER
Untitled (Head Study)

oil on wood
signed, titled and dated 2009 on the reverse
18.25 x 10 ins ( 46.4 x 25.4 cms )

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

Previous Auctions

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

British & Continental Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 25, 2024
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 25, 2024
 
First Nations & Inuit Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 25, 2024
 
Works from the Estate of William Ronald (Part II) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 25, 2024
 
The Artwork of Sir Frederick Banting (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 25, 2024
 
Spring Live Auction (Session 1 & 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
( Download PDF )
 
Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 31, 2022
 

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