Historical Canadian Art Highlights

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

Artwork by Lucius Richard O'Brien, Percé Rock, Gaspé, Quebec
LUCIUS RICHARD O'BRIEN
Percé Rock, Gaspé, Quebec

watercolour
signed and dated 1882 lower left
13.5 x 20.5 ins ( 34.3 x 52.1 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $18,000.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by John Goodwin Lyman, Window on the Sea (III)
JOHN GOODWIN LYMAN
Window on the Sea (III)

oil on canvas board
signed upper right; titled on the gallery label on the reverse
14 x 18 ins ( 35.6 x 45.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized $13,200.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Anne Douglas Savage, House in the Hills / Hills & Trees
ANNE DOUGLAS SAVAGE
House in the Hills / Hills & Trees

oil on board
signed lower right; a landscape of hills and trees on the reverse
16 x 18 ins ( 40.6 x 45.7 cms )

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

Artwork by Anne Douglas Savage, Lower St. Lawrence, Métis
ANNE DOUGLAS SAVAGE
Lower St. Lawrence, Métis

oil on board
signed lower right; titled on the reverse
12 x 14 ins ( 30.5 x 35.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized $10,800.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Robert Wakeham Pilot, Les Éboulements from L’lsle-aux-Coudres
ROBERT WAKEHAM PILOT
Les Éboulements from L’lsle-aux-Coudres

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed, dated 1934 and titled on the reverse
16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms )

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

Artwork by Arthur Lismer, Rocks and Pine
ARTHUR LISMER
Rocks and Pine

ink on paper
signed and dated 1931 lower left
10 x 14 ins ( 25.4 x 35.6 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $9,600.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Pegi Nicol MacLeod, Portrait of a Boy
PEGI NICOL MACLEOD
Portrait of a Boy

oil on board
signed lower left
10 x 8 ins ( 25.4 x 20.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized $7,800.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté, Incoming Tide, Gaspé, Quebec
MARC-AURÈLE DE FOY SUZOR-COTÉ
Incoming Tide, Gaspé, Quebec

oil on panel
signed lower right; titled and dated 1910 on the reverse and to the gallery label
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms ) ( support )

Auction Estimate: $9,000.00$7,000.00 - $9,000.00
Price Realized $7,200.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Frederick Simpson Coburn, Through the Snowdrift
FREDERICK SIMPSON COBURN
Through the Snowdrift

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1930 lower left; titled on a label on the reverse
18 x 22 ins ( 45.7 x 55.9 cms )

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

Artwork by Walter Joseph Phillips, Gerran’s Bay, Pender Harbour, BC
WALTER JOSEPH PHILLIPS
Gerran’s Bay, Pender Harbour, BC

colour woodcut
signed, titled, dated, and numbered 44/100 in the margin
8.5 x 12 ins ( 21.6 x 30.5 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $6,120.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Nicholas de Grandmaison, Portrait of a Young Man
NICHOLAS DE GRANDMAISON
Portrait of a Young Man

pastel on paper
signed lower right
12.75 x 9.5 ins ( 32.4 x 24.1 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$8,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized $4,800.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by John B. Wilkinson, Ice Cone at Montmorency Falls
JOHN B. WILKINSON
Ice Cone at Montmorency Falls

watercolour
signed lower left
8 x 11.25 ins ( 20.3 x 28.6 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $4,320.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Peter Clapham Sheppard, Market Garden Activity, Humber River, Lambton, Ont
PETER CLAPHAM SHEPPARD
Market Garden Activity, Humber River, Lambton, Ont

oil on board
signed lower left; three small graphite sketches of a still life on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $4,320.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by William Brymner, Summer Landscape
WILLIAM BRYMNER
Summer Landscape

oil on panel
signed lower left
9.5 x 13.25 ins ( 24.1 x 33.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $3,480.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Artwork by Frederick Horsman Varley, Forest (possibly near Ottawa)
FREDERICK HORSMAN VARLEY
Forest (possibly near Ottawa)

pencil drawing
signed lower right
9.5 x 12 ins ( 24.1 x 30.5 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,500.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $3,480.00
Sale date: May 31st 2022

Previous Auctions

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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
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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
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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
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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
 

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