Historical Canadian Art Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Historical Canadian Art which concluded on November 22, 2022. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Sugar Maple, Brownsburg, QC
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Sugar Maple, Brownsburg, QC

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated “September 1965” on the reverse
10.5 x 13.5 ins ( 26.7 x 34.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $22,000.00$18,000.00 - $22,000.00
Price Realized $22,800.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Untitled Logging Scene
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Untitled Logging Scene

oil on canvas
signed lower right
28 x 36.25 ins ( 71.1 x 92.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $9,000.00$7,000.00 - $9,000.00
Price Realized $6,600.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Robert Wakeham Pilot, Ste. Eustache
ROBERT WAKEHAM PILOT
Ste. Eustache

oil on board
signed and dated 1919 lower right; signed, titled and dated 1919 on the reverse
10.75 x 13.5 ins ( 27.3 x 34.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized $6,600.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Houses in the Ward in Winter
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Houses in the Ward in Winter

oil on board
signed lower left; inscribed “XXRTBB” on the reverse
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $2,200.00$1,800.00 - $2,200.00
Price Realized $6,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Glenora Ferry
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Glenora Ferry

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1969 lower right
20 x 26 ins ( 50.8 x 66 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $5,280.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by John Young Johnstone, Beaupré, Quebec
JOHN YOUNG JOHNSTONE
Beaupré, Quebec

oil on board
signed lower right
11.5 x 15.25 ins ( 29.2 x 38.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $3,600.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by John William Beatty, Fisherman/Hunter in the Field
JOHN WILLIAM BEATTY
Fisherman/Hunter in the Field

oil on board
signed lower right; titled to a gallery label on the reverse; inscribed “591” on the reverse
8.25 x 11.25 ins ( 21 x 28.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $3,360.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Peter Clapham Sheppard, Autumn Glory, Muskoka
PETER CLAPHAM SHEPPARD
Autumn Glory, Muskoka

double-sided oil on board
a signed landscape sketch is present 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 $3,120.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Carl Henry von Ahrens, Two Encampment Scenes
CARL HENRY VON AHRENS
Two Encampment Scenes

two mixed medias on paper, mounted to card
- signed lower right and dated 1888; 6.25 x 9 ins [sheet];
- signed lower left; 6 x 9 inches [sheet]
5.75 x 9 ins ( 14.6 x 22.9 cms ) ( sight (each) )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $3,120.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Frank Milton Armington, Howard’s House, High Park, Toronto
FRANK MILTON ARMINGTON
Howard’s House, High Park, Toronto

watercolour on paper
signed and dated “May 30 1898” lower right; titled on the reverse
6.75 x 9.75 ins ( 17.1 x 24.8 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $2,640.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Norval Road
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Norval Road

pencil drawing
signed lower right; titled upper right
8.5 x 11 ins ( 21.6 x 27.9 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $2,520.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by John Wentworth Russell, Artist's Studio at College Street, Toronto
JOHN WENTWORTH RUSSELL
Artist's Studio at College Street, Toronto

oil on canvas board
titled and dated 1942 with an estate stamp on the reverse
16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $2,500.00$1,500.00 - $2,500.00
Price Realized $1,920.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by James Wilson Morrice, On the Lagoon, Venice; Ducal Palace, Venice (from the Riva Degli Schiavoni”
JAMES WILSON MORRICE
On the Lagoon, Venice; Ducal Palace, Venice (from the Riva Degli Schiavoni”

two pencils on paper
each titled and dated 1903 on a gallery label on the reverse;
- “On the Lagoon” - 4 x 6 ins (sight);
- “Ducal Palace, Venice (from the Riva Degli Schiavoni” - 6 x 3.75 ins (sight)
4 x 6 ins ( 10.2 x 15.2 cms ) ( largest sight )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $1,800.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by James Wilson Morrice, Venetian Woman and Study of Head; Three Studies of Heads; Study of a Child
JAMES WILSON MORRICE
Venetian Woman and Study of Head; Three Studies of Heads; Study of a Child

three pencils on paper
- “Venetian Woman and Study of Head” - titled and dated 1903 on a gallery label on the reverse, 6 x 3.75 ins (sight);
- “Three Studies of Heads” - titled and dated 1903 on a gallery label on the reverse, 6 x 4 ins(sight);
- “Study of a Child” - titled and dated 1903 on a gallery label on the reverse, 6 x 3.75 ins (sight)

6 x 4 ins ( 15.2 x 10.2 cms ) ( largest sight )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $1,800.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Beatrice Hagarty Robertson, A Quiet Moment
BEATRICE HAGARTY ROBERTSON
A Quiet Moment

oil on canvas
17.25 x 21.5 ins ( 43.8 x 54.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $840.00
Sale date: November 22nd 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
( 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
 
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
( Download PDF )
 
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
( Download PDF )
 
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
( Download PDF )
 
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
 

Now Accepting Consignments

We are currently seeking artworks for inclusion in our upcoming auctions of Canadian art.

Click here to learn about including artwork in upcoming auctions.

Click here to review our artist directory.

Benefits for the Collector

Purchase artwork through carefully-curated semi-annual Live Auctions of Important Canadian Art and monthly, themed Online Auctions, guided by the advice of our art specialists. 
Our firm features a highly-competitive Buyer’s Premium, as well as a combination of traditional client service and industry-leading technology to provide a collector experience that focuses upon enjoyment, ease-of-use and transparency.

Learn More About Bidding & Buying With Us.

Benefits for the Consignor

Sell artwork with the benefit of boutique, personalized service with national reach through semi-annual Live Auctions of Important Canadian Art & monthly, themed Online Auctions which target and cater to prominent and emerging collectors nationally and outside of our borders. 
Artwork featured in our auctions are subject to standard all-inclusive selling commissions without additional services fees that are usually encountered within the Canadian auction industry.

Learn More About Selling With Us.