Modern & Contemporary Art Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Modern & Contemporary Art which concluded on June 27, 2023. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Josef Šima, Untitled Abstract
JOSEF ŠIMA
Untitled Abstract

oil on canvas
signed lower right
5.5 x 7 ins ( 14 x 17.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00
Price Realized $19,200.00
Sale date: June 27th 2023

Artwork by Victor Vasarely, Kanta Alom I (Red/Grey)
VICTOR VASARELY
Kanta Alom I (Red/Grey)

basf luran on aluminium
signed lower right, signed, titled “Alom I”, dated October 1972 and numbered 3/4 on the publisher’s label on the reverse, titled, numbered and dated on a gallery label on the reverse, and further titled on another gallery label on the reverse
37.75 x 37.75 ins ( 95.9 x 95.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $10,000.00$8,000.00 - $10,000.00
Price Realized $10,200.00
Sale date: June 27th 2023

Artwork by Tom Wesselmann, Still Life with Lilies and Mixed Fruit
TOM WESSELMANN
Still Life with Lilies and Mixed Fruit

colour screenprint
signed and numbered DP II/XXV in the lower margin. Published by Cooper Square Prints, New York
29.5 x 23.25 ins ( 74.9 x 59.1 cms ) ( image )

Auction Estimate: $9,000.00$7,000.00 - $9,000.00
Price Realized $9,600.00
Sale date: June 27th 2023

Artwork by Prudencio Irazabal, Untitled 1Y6 (Triptych)
PRUDENCIO IRAZABAL
Untitled 1Y6 (Triptych)

acrylic on canvas laid on board
signed, titled and dated 1998 on the reverse, titled and dated on a gallery label on the reverse; unframed
84 x 120 ins ( 213.4 x 304.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $9,500.00$7,500.00 - $9,500.00
Price Realized $7,800.00
Sale date: June 27th 2023

Artwork by Josef Albers, Untitled (from Hommage au carré) (Danilowitz 160.2)
JOSEF ALBERS
Untitled (from Hommage au carré) (Danilowitz 160.2)

colour screenprint
signed with initials, dated 1964 and numbered 89/125 in the lower margin; titled “Hommage to the Square” and dated 1966 (sic) on a label on the backing on the reverse. Printed by Atelier Arcay, Paris, and published by Éditions Denise René, Paris
11 x 11 ins ( 27.9 x 27.9 cms ) ( image )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $5,280.00
Sale date: June 27th 2023

Artwork by David Hockney, Tick It, Tock It, Turn It True (Pl. 15 from the Blue Guitar) (S.A.C. 213)
DAVID HOCKNEY
Tick It, Tock It, Turn It True (Pl. 15 from the Blue Guitar) (S.A.C. 213)

colour etching and aquatint
signed and numbered 121/200 in the lower margin; stamped-title on the reverse; titled, numbered and dated 1977 on a gallery label on the backing on the reverse. Published by Petersburg Press, London
16.75 x 13.5 ins ( 42.5 x 34.3 cms ) ( plate size )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $4,560.00
Sale date: June 27th 2023

Artwork by  Arman, Untitled
ARMAN
Untitled

bronze
incised name, inscribed “bocquel foundry” and numbered 64/100 on the base
11 x 6 x 4 ins ( 27.9 x 15.2 x 10.2 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $3,240.00
Sale date: June 27th 2023

Artwork by Richard Hambleton, Hard Edge Murder R. Dick Trace It
RICHARD HAMBLETON
Hard Edge Murder R. Dick Trace It

mixed media
signed, titled and numbered 2/10 on the inside of the centre board
9 x 6 x 0.75 ins ( 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.9 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$2,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $2,640.00
Sale date: June 27th 2023

Artwork by Carl-Henning Pedersen, The Flying Man
CARL-HENNING PEDERSEN
The Flying Man

pastel and wash on paper
signed and dated 1974 lower right
29.5 x 22.25 ins ( 74.9 x 56.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $4,500.00$2,500.00 - $4,500.00
Price Realized $2,400.00
Sale date: June 27th 2023

Artwork by Francis Newton Souza, Portrait with Multiple Eyes
FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA
Portrait with Multiple Eyes

ink on paper
signed and dated 1961 lower right; unframed
13 x 8 ins ( 33 x 20.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $2,400.00
Sale date: June 27th 2023

Artwork by Blek Le Rat, Silver Rat
BLEK LE RAT
Silver Rat

acrylic, spray paint and stencil on canvas
signed lower right
10.5 x 13.75 ins ( 26.7 x 34.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $2,400.00
Sale date: June 27th 2023

Artwork by Harry Marinsky, The Japanese Parasol
HARRY MARINSKY
The Japanese Parasol

bronze
incised signature and numbered 4M10, with Fonderia d’Arte M Del Chiaro, Pietrasanta Italy stamp on the base
25.5 x 29.25 x 22.5 ins ( 64.8 x 74.3 x 57.2 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $2,400.00
Sale date: June 27th 2023

Artwork by Robert Motherwell, Harvest, with Orange Stripe, from Summer Light Series (Belknap 127)
ROBERT MOTHERWELL
Harvest, with Orange Stripe, from Summer Light Series (Belknap 127)

colour lithograph with collage on hawthorne of larroque handmade paper
signed, inscribed “Gemini II” with the publisher’s blindstamp in the lower margin; with the publisher’s inkstamp on the reverse. This impression is one of three Gemini proofs aside from the numbered edition of fifty-five plus twelve artist’s proofs in Roman numerals
36 x 18.25 ins ( 91.4 x 46.4 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$2,500.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $2,400.00
Sale date: June 27th 2023

Artwork by George Grosz, Garnet Lake, New York
GEORGE GROSZ
Garnet Lake, New York

watercolour, colour reed pen and ink on paper
signed, inscribed “29513” lower right and inscribed “29-Garnet Lake NY” lower left; titled and dated circa 1943 on a gallery label on the backing on the reverse
15.375 x 18.625 ins ( 39.1 x 47.3 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $2,280.00
Sale date: June 27th 2023

Artwork by Francis Newton Souza, Christ Figure
FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA
Christ Figure

marker and wash on paper
signed and dated 1983 lower left; unframed
11 x 8.5 ins ( 27.9 x 21.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $2,280.00
Sale date: June 27th 2023

Previous Auctions

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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
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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
 
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
 

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