Artwork from an Important Private Collection Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Artwork from an Important Private Collection which concluded on December 1, 2022. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Emily Carr, The Totem of the Bear and the Moon
EMILY CARR
The Totem of the Bear and the Moon

oil on canvas
signed “M. Emily Carr”, dated 1912 and inscribed “Kispiox” lower left
37 x 17.75 ins ( 94 x 45.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,000,000.00$2,000,000.00 - $3,000,000.00
Price Realized $3,120,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by Tom Thomson, Petawawa Gorges
TOM THOMSON
Petawawa Gorges

oil on panel
Estate stamp lower right; Estate stamp and inscribed with title, dated “1916” and “M. Thomson” on the reverse
8.25 x 10.5 ins ( 21 x 26.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,500,000.00$1,000,000.00 - $1,500,000.00
Price Realized $2,220,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by Tom Thomson, Evening, Pine Island
TOM THOMSON
Evening, Pine Island

oil on panel
Estate stamp lower right; Estate stamp and inscribed with title and dated “1914” on the reverse
10.5 x 8.5 ins ( 26.7 x 21.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,200,000.00$900,000.00 - $1,200,000.00
Price Realized $1,680,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by James Wilson Morrice, Neige, Canada (Snow, Canada) (circa 1905)
JAMES WILSON MORRICE
Neige, Canada (Snow, Canada) (circa 1905)

oil on canvas
signed lower right; inscribed “Neige, Canada” on the lower stretcher bar
18 x 25.75 ins ( 45.7 x 65.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $600,000.00$400,000.00 - $600,000.00
Price Realized $1,260,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by Paul Kane, Ojibwa Camp in the Spider Islands
PAUL KANE
Ojibwa Camp in the Spider Islands

oil on canvas
18 x 29 ins ( 45.7 x 73.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,200,000.00$900,000.00 - $1,200,000.00
Price Realized $1,080,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by Lawren Stewart Harris, North Shore, Lake Superior
LAWREN STEWART HARRIS
North Shore, Lake Superior

oil on beaverboard
signed on the reverse
11.75 x 14.75 ins ( 29.8 x 37.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $500,000.00$300,000.00 - $500,000.00
Price Realized $1,032,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Tadenac, November
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Tadenac, November

oil on canvas
signed lower right; titled on the frame “Tadenac, November-Georgian Bay” and inscribed “Pickering College” (three times) and “Newmarket” on the stretcher, NJG Inventory No. 1710
40.25 x 38.25 ins ( 102.2 x 97.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $600,000.00$400,000.00 - $600,000.00
Price Realized $936,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by David Brown Milne, Young Cedars (1919)
DAVID BROWN MILNE
Young Cedars (1919)

oil on canvas
signed and dated “Dec. 25, ‘19” lower right; titled and inscribed “Loaned by Mrs I.H. Weldon” on the stretcher (by Douglas Duncan); Milne catalogue raisonné no. 201.10
18 x 22.25 ins ( 45.7 x 56.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $350,000.00$250,000.00 - $350,000.00
Price Realized $792,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by Frances Anne Hopkins, Voyageurs Encampment (Camp Scene on the Ottawa)
FRANCES ANNE HOPKINS
Voyageurs Encampment (Camp Scene on the Ottawa)

oil on canvas
signed with initials and dated 1867 lower right
15 x 26.25 ins ( 38.1 x 66.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $90,000.00$70,000.00 - $90,000.00
Price Realized $552,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Thunderstorm (1933)
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Thunderstorm (1933)

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed and titled on the artist’s label on the stretcher
30 x 36 ins ( 76.2 x 91.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $400,000.00$300,000.00 - $400,000.00
Price Realized $480,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by James Williamson Galloway Macdonald, Drying Herring Roe
JAMES WILLIAMSON GALLOWAY MACDONALD
Drying Herring Roe

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1938 lower right; signed and titled on the stretcher bar on the reverse
28.25 x 32 ins ( 71.8 x 81.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $70,000.00$50,000.00 - $70,000.00
Price Realized $408,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by Adrien Hébert, The Eaton’s Window, Montreal (1937)
ADRIEN HÉBERT
The Eaton’s Window, Montreal (1937)

oil on canvas
signed lower right
32 x 48.25 ins ( 81.3 x 122.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $90,000.00$70,000.00 - $90,000.00
Price Realized $408,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by Arthur Lismer, Lake Superior-Pic Island
ARTHUR LISMER
Lake Superior-Pic Island

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and inscribed “$75” on the reverse
12.5 x 16 ins ( 31.8 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $90,000.00$70,000.00 - $90,000.00
Price Realized $312,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by James Edward Hervey MacDonald, On Montreal Lake, Algoma
JAMES EDWARD HERVEY MACDONALD
On Montreal Lake, Algoma

oil on board
signed, titled and inscribed “October 1919” and “To Lillian Edie, Wishing Her a Happy New Year, 1929” on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $100,000.00$80,000.00 - $100,000.00
Price Realized $288,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Artwork by Cornelius Krieghoff, Canadians Preparing for Town
CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF
Canadians Preparing for Town

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1862 lower left
13.75 x 20 ins ( 34.9 x 50.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $175,000.00$125,000.00 - $175,000.00
Price Realized $192,000.00
Sale date: December 1st 2022

Previous Auctions

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

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
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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
( 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
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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
 

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