Inuit & First Nations Art Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Inuit & First Nations Art which concluded on March 21, 2023. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Two Hemispheres
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Two Hemispheres

acrylic on canvas
signed in syllabics at lower right edge; inscribed “N.J.” and “1” on the reverse
56 x 52 ins ( 142.2 x 132.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00
Price Realized $28,800.00
Sale date: March 21st 2023

Artwork by Nuna Parr, Dancing Bear
NUNA PARR
Dancing Bear

stone
signed (incised) on the right foot
16 x 12 x 12 ins ( 40.6 x 30.5 x 30.5 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $8,400.00
Sale date: March 21st 2023

Artwork by Arthur Shilling, Mother and Child
ARTHUR SHILLING
Mother and Child

oil on canvas
signed lower right
32.25 x 27 ins ( 81.9 x 68.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $3,000.00
Sale date: March 21st 2023

Artwork by Allen Sapp, Man with Child
ALLEN SAPP
Man with Child

oil on canvas
signed lower right; unframed
20 x 30 ins ( 50.8 x 76.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $2,880.00
Sale date: March 21st 2023

Artwork by Benjamin Chee Chee, Proud Male; Dancing Goose
BENJAMIN CHEE CHEE
Proud Male; Dancing Goose

two lithographs
- “Proud Male” signed and dated 1977 lower left; 18.5 x 18.5 ins. [sight];
- “Dancing Goose” signed and dated 1975 lower center; 16 x 22 ins. [sight]
16 x 22 ins ( 40.6 x 55.9 cms ) ( largest (sight) )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $2,040.00
Sale date: March 21st 2023

Artwork by Carl Beam, Untitled
CARL BEAM
Untitled

mixed media on paper
signed lower right; artist’s stamp lower left
15 x 11.75 ins ( 38.1 x 29.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$200.00 - $400.00
Price Realized $1,440.00
Sale date: March 21st 2023

Artwork by Jane Ash Poitras, Shaman Power Shield
JANE ASH POITRAS
Shaman Power Shield

oil and collage on canvas
signed lower left; signed, titled and dated 1990 on the reverse
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized $1,440.00
Sale date: March 21st 2023

Artwork by Jane Ash Poitras, Resurrection Eagle Spirit
JANE ASH POITRAS
Resurrection Eagle Spirit

mixed media on canvas
signed lower right; signed and dated 1991 twice on the reverse; titled on the reverse
16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,000.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized $1,140.00
Sale date: March 21st 2023

Artwork by Robert Charles Davidson, Put Your Complaints ‘Ere
ROBERT CHARLES DAVIDSON
Put Your Complaints ‘Ere

serigraph
signed, titled, dated 2002 and numbered “6/67” in the lower margin
34.25 x 24.25 ins ( 87 x 61.6 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $1,000.00$500.00 - $1,000.00
Price Realized $1,080.00
Sale date: March 21st 2023

Artwork by Eddy Cobiness, Man, Bear and Eagle
EDDY COBINESS
Man, Bear and Eagle

acrylic on canvas board
signed and dated 1991 lower right
20 x 16 ins ( 50.8 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $840.00
Sale date: March 21st 2023

Artwork by Daphne Odjig, Piggyback
DAPHNE ODJIG
Piggyback

colour serigraph
signed, titled, dated 1981 and numbered “93/125” in the lower margin; unframed
25 x 22 ins ( 63.5 x 55.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $600.00
Sale date: March 21st 2023

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Peter and His Friends
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Peter and His Friends

colour serigraph
signed, titled and numbered “82/99” in the lower margin; unframed
22 x 30 ins ( 55.9 x 76.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $600.00
Sale date: March 21st 2023

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Metamorphosis - Man into Fish
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Metamorphosis - Man into Fish

serigraph
signed, titled and numbered “67/99” in the lower margin; titled on the gallery label on the reverse
22.75 x 18 ins ( 57.8 x 45.7 cms ) ( image )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $570.00
Sale date: March 21st 2023

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Seagulls
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Seagulls

colour serigraph
signed, inscribed with title and numbered “14/52” in the lower margin; unframed
22.5 x 30 ins ( 57.2 x 76.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $510.00
Sale date: March 21st 2023

Artwork by Greg Staats, Hubert Buck Sr.
GREG STAATS
Hubert Buck Sr.

photograph (silver print)
titled, dated 1991 and numbered “3/15” to a gallery label on the reverse
9 x 7.5 ins ( 22.9 x 19.1 cms ) ( image )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $480.00
Sale date: March 21st 2023

Previous Auctions

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

British & Continental Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 25, 2024
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 25, 2024
 
First Nations & Inuit Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 25, 2024
 
Works from the Estate of William Ronald (Part II) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 25, 2024
 
The Artwork of Sir Frederick Banting (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 25, 2024
 
Spring Live Auction (Session 1 & 2)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2024
 
Modern & Contemporary International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
The Group of Seven (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
Select Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
Works from the Estate of Dennis Reid (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
The Artwork of David Blackwood (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
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
( Download PDF )
 
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
( Download PDF )
 
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
( 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
 

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