Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art which concluded on May 30, 2023. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Wanda Koop, Untitled (Sealer), from the Interweave Series
WANDA KOOP
Untitled (Sealer), from the Interweave Series

acrylic on canvas
titled and dated 2008 on a gallery label on the stretcher on the reverse
30 x 40 ins ( 76.2 x 101.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$9,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized $10,200.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Tony Scherman, Trudeau (From the Black October Series)
TONY SCHERMAN
Trudeau (From the Black October Series)

oil and encaustic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 2011 on the reverse; unframed
84 x 84 ins ( 213.4 x 213.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$12,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $9,600.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Michael James Aleck Snow, Ducks Drawn Back, 1981
MICHAEL JAMES ALECK SNOW
Ducks Drawn Back, 1981


28 silkscreened images of waterfowl of North America, on transparent plexiglass panels suspended in a skylight; sold together with one framed commemorative poster (signed and dated 1981 upper right corner; 13 x 23 ins. sight)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Auction Estimate: $10,000.00$8,000.00 - $10,000.00
Price Realized $9,000.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Lynne Cohen, Untitled
LYNNE COHEN
Untitled

c print
titled, dated 2008 and numbered 3/5 on a gallery label on the backing on the reverse
32 x 40 ins ( 81.3 x 101.6 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $8,520.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by David T. Alexander, Colour, Colour and More Yellow
DAVID T. ALEXANDER
Colour, Colour and More Yellow

acrylic on canvas
signed and titled 2004 lower right; titled and dated in pencil on the reverse; titled and dated to a gallery label on the reverse
21.75 x 75 ins ( 55.2 x 190.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $8,520.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Jack Leonard Shadbolt, Owls in a Northern Landscape
JACK LEONARD SHADBOLT
Owls in a Northern Landscape

oil on paper, laid on board
signed and dated 1976 lower right
26 x 40 ins ( 66 x 101.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized $7,200.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Kim Dorland, Untitled (Silver Lori)
KIM DORLAND
Untitled (Silver Lori)

oil on board
signed and dated 2008 on the reverse; titled to a gallery label on the reverse
12.5 x 9.25 x 2.5 ins ( 31.8 x 23.5 x 6.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $9,000.00$7,000.00 - $9,000.00
Price Realized $7,200.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Armand Vaillancourt, Sculpture #7
ARMAND VAILLANCOURT
Sculpture #7

metal and wood
15.5 x 11 x 9.5 ins ( 39.4 x 27.9 x 24.1 cms ) ( overall (including base) )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized $6,000.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by David Bierk, Eulogy for a Planet, After History
DAVID BIERK
Eulogy for a Planet, After History

oil on canvas
initialed lower right; signed, artist’s stamp and dated “28 Nov. 2000” on the reverse; titled to a gallery label on the reverse; titled and dated 2000 to one other label on the reverse
68 x 55 ins ( 172.7 x 139.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized $6,000.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Clive D’Oliveira, Colour Bars #6
CLIVE D’OLIVEIRA
Colour Bars #6

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 2000; titled and dated on a gallery label on the reverse; unframed
56 x 77 ins ( 142.2 x 195.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $2,500.00$1,500.00 - $2,500.00
Price Realized $6,000.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Agony
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Agony

oil on board
signed lower right; inscribed “P-95” on a label on the reverse
12 x 15.75 ins ( 30.5 x 40 cms )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized $6,000.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Gregory Richard Curnoe, Self-Portrait
GREGORY RICHARD CURNOE
Self-Portrait

watercolour
signed lower left and inscribed “Sept 6 & 7 1986 / Nov 11 1987 / Apr 20 1988 / June 27 1988” on the upper right edge
7 x 5 ins ( 17.8 x 12.7 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $5,400.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Ron Moppett, Night Studio: Match
RON MOPPETT
Night Studio: Match

oil on panel
signed and dated 1983 on the reverse; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $4,800.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Jeté en l’air
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Jeté en l’air

serigraph in colours
signed, titled, dated 1976 and numbered 11/100 in the lower margin
29.5 x 40 ins ( 74.9 x 101.6 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized $4,800.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Doris Jean McCarthy, Adélie Penguins in the Antarctic
DORIS JEAN MCCARTHY
Adélie Penguins in the Antarctic

watercolour
signed lower right; titled and dated “910214” (February 14, 1991) on the reverse, titled “Penguins in the Antarctic” and dated 1991 on a gallery label on the backing on the reverse
13.5 x 21.75 ins ( 34.3 x 55.2 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $4,800.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Previous Auctions

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

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
( Download PDF )
 
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
( Download PDF )
 
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
( 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
 

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