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 Ken Kirkby, Landscape with Stacked Rocks
KEN KIRKBY
Landscape with Stacked Rocks

oil on canvas
signed to the stretcher
40 x 60 ins ( 101.6 x 152.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $2,500.00$1,500.00 - $2,500.00
Price Realized $1,920.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Charles Pachter, Man on a Bus
CHARLES PACHTER
Man on a Bus

acrylic and pastel on paper
signed, dated 1967 and inscribed “Montreal 67” lower right
20 x 15 ins ( 50.8 x 38.1 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $1,920.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by John Ballantyne, Ground Hog Day
JOHN BALLANTYNE
Ground Hog Day

acrylic on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated “Feb 4 - Feb 25 - 85” on the reverse
48 x 27 ins ( 121.9 x 68.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $1,800.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by William Kurelek, The Kavanagh Homestead Bancroft
WILLIAM KURELEK
The Kavanagh Homestead Bancroft

pencil and ink on paper
titled and dated 1976 on the mat of the frame
16.5 x 24 ins ( 41.9 x 61 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $1,800.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Robert Markle, Abstract Figure
ROBERT MARKLE
Abstract Figure

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1978 on the reverse; unstretched and unframed
60 x 48 ins ( 152.4 x 121.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $1,680.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Micah Lexier, One Hundred Pieces of metal Ken Nichol found on the ground as arranged and transformed by me and turned into this multiple
MICAH LEXIER
One Hundred Pieces of metal Ken Nichol found on the ground as arranged and transformed by me and turned into this multiple

acid-etched stainless steel
initialed (twice), dated 2011, numbered 2/5, and inscribed “For PJ” on the reverse; titled, dated 2011, and numbered 2/5 on the gallery label on the reverse
16 x 14 ins ( 40.6 x 35.6 cms ) ( image )

Auction Estimate: $1,000.00$800.00 - $1,000.00
Price Realized $1,560.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by John Hartman, Toronto from the Don River
JOHN HARTMAN
Toronto from the Don River

etching with aquatint
signed, titled, numbered 27/30, and dated 2011 in the lower margin
12.5 x 13.5 ins ( 31.8 x 34.3 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00
Price Realized $1,440.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Doris Jean McCarthy, Haliburton Highlands
DORIS JEAN MCCARTHY
Haliburton Highlands

watercolour on paper
signed lower right
25 x 21.5 ins ( 63.5 x 54.6 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized $1,440.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Edward Burtynsky, Uralkali Potash Mine #8, Berezniki, Russia 2017
EDWARD BURTYNSKY
Uralkali Potash Mine #8, Berezniki, Russia 2017

digital print
signed, titled, and dated 2018 on a gallery label on the reverse; unframed
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,200.00 - $1,500.00
Price Realized $1,320.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Sheila Maki, Untitled Abstraction
SHEILA MAKI
Untitled Abstraction

acrylic on canvas
signed on the reverse
48 x 60 ins ( 121.9 x 152.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $1,200.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Scott Everingham, Love Songs and Sleep Walking
SCOTT EVERINGHAM
Love Songs and Sleep Walking

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 2010 on the reverse
42 x 36 ins ( 106.7 x 91.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,000.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized $1,140.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Christian Marcel Barbeau, Sans titre
CHRISTIAN MARCEL BARBEAU
Sans titre

collage on paper
signed and dated 1992 lower right; titled and dated 1992 on a label on the reverse
8.75 x 11.75 ins ( 22.2 x 29.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,200.00 - $1,500.00
Price Realized $960.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Edward Burtynsky, Before the Flood
EDWARD BURTYNSKY
Before the Flood

boxed limited edition book with giclée print
a published companion to the exhibition “Before the Flood”, this book has a handcrafted binding and is presented within a matching box with a publication/series information label within that is numbered 23.

The book includes:

Edward Burtynsky
“Three Gorges Dam Project, Dam #1, Yangtze River, China”, 2002
achival giclée print
signed and numbered 23/100 in the lower margin
12.5 ins x 15.5 ins (sheet); unframed


12.5 x 15.5 ins ( 31.8 x 39.4 cms ) ( giclée sheet size )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $780.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Gordon Rayner, Blue Freeform Construction
GORDON RAYNER
Blue Freeform Construction

oil on canvas mounted on plywood
unframed
46 x 58 ins ( 116.8 x 147.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $600.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Artwork by Hugh Seaforth Mackenzie, Untitled (Nude); Untitled (Typewriter)
HUGH SEAFORTH MACKENZIE
Untitled (Nude); Untitled (Typewriter)

two prints
-”Untitled (Nude)” - etching, signed and inscribed “unique artist proof” upper right, 8.25 x 8.25 (sight)
-”Untitled (Typewriter)” - hand-coloured aquatint, signed, dated 1983 and numbered 1/10 in the lower margin, 8.75 x 11.75 (plate)
8.75 x 11.75 ins ( 22.2 x 29.8 cms ) ( largest artwork )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $600.00
Sale date: May 30th 2023

Previous Auctions

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

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
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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
 
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
 

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