Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art which concluded on June 15, 2022. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Tom Thomson, Nocturne
TOM THOMSON
Nocturne

oil on panel
estate stamp lower left; titled, dated 1916, estate stamp and inscribed “Beatrice” on the reverse; catalogue raisonné no. 1916.82
8.25 x 10.5 ins ( 21 x 26.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,200,000.00$900,000.00 - $1,200,000.00
Price Realized $1,500,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Animal Unity
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Animal Unity

acrylic on canvas
signed in syllabics lower right
50 x 108 ins ( 127 x 274.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $90,000.00$70,000.00 - $90,000.00
Price Realized $312,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Guido Molinari, Série noir/blanc
GUIDO MOLINARI
Série noir/blanc

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated “11/67” on the reverse
81 x 68 ins ( 205.7 x 172.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300,000.00$200,000.00 - $300,000.00
Price Realized $264,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Cornelius Krieghoff, French Canadian Habitants Playing at Cards
CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF
French Canadian Habitants Playing at Cards

oil on canvas
signed lower left
14 x 20 ins ( 35.6 x 50.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $200,000.00$100,000.00 - $200,000.00
Price Realized $144,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Mill Lake, Parry Sound
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Mill Lake, Parry Sound

oil on board
signed lower left; titled on a label on the reverse
9.25 x 11.25 ins ( 23.5 x 28.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00
Price Realized $144,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Northern Valley
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Northern Valley

oil on board
signed lower right; dated 1946 and inscribed “Small Picture O.S.A. Simpsons” on the reverse; titled on a label on the reverse
18 x 21.5 ins ( 45.7 x 54.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $120,000.00$90,000.00 - $120,000.00
Price Realized $120,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Jean Paul Riopelle, Polyvalencia
JEAN PAUL RIOPELLE
Polyvalencia

oil on canvas
signed lower right; inscribed “PM 20” on the stretcher; catalogue raisonné #1961.024H.1961
16 x 12.75 ins ( 40.6 x 32.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $200,000.00$100,000.00 - $200,000.00
Price Realized $120,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Saint-Tite-des-Caps
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Saint-Tite-des-Caps

oil on canvas
signed lower left; signed, titled, dated “April 1946” and inscribed “Studio Building; Severn St.,Toronto” on the stretcher
19 x 24 ins ( 48.3 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $120,000.00$80,000.00 - $120,000.00
Price Realized $96,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Car Ride through Town
MAUD LEWIS
Car Ride through Town

mixed media on board
signed lower right
12.25 x 13.75 ins ( 31.1 x 34.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $22,000.00$18,000.00 - $22,000.00
Price Realized $90,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Three Black Cats
MAUD LEWIS
Three Black Cats

mixed media on board
signed to the right
11.5 x 11.75 ins ( 29.2 x 29.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00
Price Realized $84,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Franklin Carmichael, Study of Trees, Autumn (circa 1920-22)
FRANKLIN CARMICHAEL
Study of Trees, Autumn (circa 1920-22)

oil on beaverboard
signed lower right; signed, titled and inscribed “Sketch” and “OS39” with the artist estate stamp on the reverse
10 x 12 ins ( 25.4 x 30.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $80,000.00$60,000.00 - $80,000.00
Price Realized $60,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Muskoka Farm
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Muskoka Farm

oil on canvas
signed lower left
24 x 32 ins ( 61 x 81.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00
Price Realized $57,600.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Jean-Philippe Dallaire, Calcul lunaire
JEAN-PHILIPPE DALLAIRE
Calcul lunaire

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1957 upper left; signed, titled, dated “julliet-septembre 1957” and inscribed “Ville St-Laurent, P.Q., Canada” on the reverse
34 x 26 ins ( 86.4 x 66 cms )

Auction Estimate: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00
Price Realized $52,800.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Winter Sleighride
MAUD LEWIS
Winter Sleighride

mixed media on board
signed lower right
11.5 x 13.75 ins ( 29.2 x 34.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$12,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $52,800.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Guido Molinari, Untitled (Triangular Structure)
GUIDO MOLINARI
Untitled (Triangular Structure)

acrylic on canvas
signed (twice) and dated “5/71” & 1971 on the reverse
45 x 40 ins ( 114.3 x 101.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00
Price Realized $45,600.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Previous Auctions

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

Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: June 15, 2022
 
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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