Still Life & Figural Work Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Still Life & Figural Work which concluded on January 31, 2023. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Nora Frances Elisabeth Collyer, Window, Autumn
NORA FRANCES ELISABETH COLLYER
Window, Autumn

oil on board
signed and dated 1974 lower right; signed and titled on the reverse; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
18 x 16 ins ( 45.7 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$9,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized $8,400.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Claude A. Simard, Sans titre (Le vase bleu)
CLAUDE A. SIMARD
Sans titre (Le vase bleu)

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1985 lower right
24 x 18 ins ( 61 x 45.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00
Price Realized $4,320.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, Grape Hyacinth
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
Grape Hyacinth

oil on canvas laid down on board
signed and titled on the reverse; titled to a gallery label on the reverse
8 x 4.75 ins ( 20.3 x 12.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized $3,840.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Joseph-Charles Franchère, Nature morte aux lilas
JOSEPH-CHARLES FRANCHÈRE
Nature morte aux lilas

oil on canvas
signed lower left
24 x 20 ins ( 61 x 50.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00
Price Realized $2,880.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, Wood Anemones 2
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
Wood Anemones 2

oil on canvas laid down on board
signed and titled on the reverse; titled to a gallery label on the reverse
8 x 5 ins ( 20.3 x 12.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $2,500.00$1,500.00 - $2,500.00
Price Realized $2,640.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Gordon Rayner, Robert Markle Courting the Temptress of Censorship
GORDON RAYNER
Robert Markle Courting the Temptress of Censorship

acrylic, wood, metal, and oil on canvas
signed, titled, and dated 1987 on the reverse; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
26.5 x 39 x 10 ins ( 67.3 x 99.1 x 25.4 cms ) ( overall including frame )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $2,640.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Edith Grace Coombs, Yellow Tulips and Iris
EDITH GRACE COOMBS
Yellow Tulips and Iris

oil on board
signed lower right; signed and titled on the reverse
20 x 24 ins ( 50.8 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $2,400.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Duncan Fishing
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Duncan Fishing


signed lower left; together with two pencil drawings:
- “Young Boy Fishing” (signed lower left - 8.5 x 10.5 ins. [sheet]);
- “Young Boy, Seated” (9 x 10.5 ins. [sheet]);
each unframed
10.5 x 13.75 ins ( 26.7 x 34.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,200.00 - $1,500.00
Price Realized $2,400.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Thomas Reid MacDonald, Girl Dressing
THOMAS REID MACDONALD
Girl Dressing

oil on canvas
signed lower left; titled and dated c. 1958 to a gallery label on the reverse
20 x 26 ins ( 50.8 x 66 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $2,040.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Bewabon Shilling, Still Life with Fruit
BEWABON SHILLING
Still Life with Fruit

oil on canvas
signed middle left; unframed
30 x 36 ins ( 76.2 x 91.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,000.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized $2,040.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Farquhar McGillivray Strachan Knowles, In the Pasture
FARQUHAR MCGILLIVRAY STRACHAN KNOWLES
In the Pasture

oil on board
signed and dated 1886 lower left
23.25 x 15.5 ins ( 59.1 x 39.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $1,680.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté, Study of a Child
MARC-AURÈLE DE FOY SUZOR-COTÉ
Study of a Child

charcoal on paper
signed and dated 1890 lower left
14 x 10.5 ins ( 35.6 x 26.7 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $1,560.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Portrait of a Young Lady
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Portrait of a Young Lady

charcoal
signed and dated 1932 lower right; inscribed “D-9” on the reverse of the framing
19 x 13.75 ins ( 48.3 x 34.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized $1,440.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Robert Markle, Newman Ornamental
ROBERT MARKLE
Newman Ornamental

acrylic on paper
titled and dated 1966 on the reverse
22 x 29.5 ins ( 55.9 x 74.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $1,320.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Carl Fellman Schaefer, Bomb Aimer, C. Charlie, Halifax MkIII, Aircraft 428, Squadron A Flight, 6 Bomber Group Royal Canadian Air Force, Battle of the Ruhr, 1943
CARL FELLMAN SCHAEFER
Bomb Aimer, C. Charlie, Halifax MkIII, Aircraft 428, Squadron A Flight, 6 Bomber Group Royal Canadian Air Force, Battle of the Ruhr, 1943

lithograph on buff wove paper
inscribed “Trial Proof #1” in the lower left margin; dated 1945 and titled on a catalogue entry attached to the reverse
18 x 11.5 ins ( 45.7 x 29.2 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $1,200.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Previous Auctions

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Sale Closed: June 25, 2024
 
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Sale Closed: May 30, 2024
 
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Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
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Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
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Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
Works from the Estate of Dennis Reid (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
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Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
Capture (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
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Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
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Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
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Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
The Academy (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
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Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
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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)
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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
 
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Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 19, 2022
 
Spring Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 28, 2022
 
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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
 

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