Historical Canadian Art Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Historical Canadian Art which concluded on July 25, 2023. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Ste Marthe, Gaspé
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Ste Marthe, Gaspé

pencil on paper
signed lower right; titled and dated “April 1953” lower left; with a pencil sketch of a shoreline landscape on the reverse
8.75 x 11 ins ( 22.2 x 27.9 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $8,400.00
Sale date: July 25th 2023

Artwork by Anne Douglas Savage, Spring (Laurentians)
ANNE DOUGLAS SAVAGE
Spring (Laurentians)

oil on board
signed, initialed and titled on the reverse; titled and dated c. 1939 to a gallery label on the reverse
12 x 14 ins ( 30.5 x 35.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized $6,600.00
Sale date: July 25th 2023

Artwork by Homer Ransford Watson, Landscape with Sheep
HOMER RANSFORD WATSON
Landscape with Sheep

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1882 lower left
18.5 x 26.5 ins ( 47 x 67.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$9,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized $6,000.00
Sale date: July 25th 2023

Artwork by John A. Hammond, Old Barn, Sackville, N.B.
JOHN A. HAMMOND
Old Barn, Sackville, N.B.

oil on panel
signed lower right; signed and titled on paper attached to the reverse, titled on a gallery label on the reverse
23 x 29 ins ( 58.4 x 73.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $5,040.00
Sale date: July 25th 2023

Artwork by Regina Seiden, Rue St. Honoré, Paris
REGINA SEIDEN
Rue St. Honoré, Paris

oil on board
signed lower right; titled on a label on the reverse; inscribed “acheté en 1924” on the reverse
13 x 9 ins ( 33 x 22.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $5,040.00
Sale date: July 25th 2023

Artwork by Frederick Simpson Coburn, Johnnie Courteau (The Fighter)
FREDERICK SIMPSON COBURN
Johnnie Courteau (The Fighter)

oil on canvas laid down on board
signed and dated 1900 lower middle left; titled to two labels on the reverse
26 x 18 ins ( 66 x 45.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized $4,200.00
Sale date: July 25th 2023

Artwork by George Agnew Reid, Old Woman by the Fireplace
GEORGE AGNEW REID
Old Woman by the Fireplace

oil on canvas
titled and dated c. 1890 to a gallery label on the reverse; titled to a second gallery label on the reverse
16 x 13.5 ins ( 40.6 x 34.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized $4,200.00
Sale date: July 25th 2023

Artwork by Homer Ransford Watson, Evening Near Doon
HOMER RANSFORD WATSON
Evening Near Doon

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1886 lower right; titled and dated to a label on the reverse
18.25 x 15 ins ( 46.4 x 38.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $3,840.00
Sale date: July 25th 2023

Artwork by Laura Adeline Lyall Muntz, A Child in a Garden
LAURA ADELINE LYALL MUNTZ
A Child in a Garden

watercolour
signed lower left; signed and titled on the reverse
19.75 x 12.75 ins ( 50.2 x 32.4 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $3,360.00
Sale date: July 25th 2023

Artwork by Frederick Simpson Coburn, Nocturne with Woman on the Shore
FREDERICK SIMPSON COBURN
Nocturne with Woman on the Shore

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1904 lower right
13 x 18 ins ( 33 x 45.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $3,000.00
Sale date: July 25th 2023

Artwork by Lucius Richard O'Brien, Untitled (Boats on the River Bank)
LUCIUS RICHARD O'BRIEN
Untitled (Boats on the River Bank)

watercolour
signed and dated 1893 lower right
15.5 x 23.25 ins ( 39.4 x 59.1 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $2,040.00
Sale date: July 25th 2023

Artwork by John A. Hammond, Landscape with Cattle, N.B.
JOHN A. HAMMOND
Landscape with Cattle, N.B.

oil on canvas board
signed and dated 1928 lower right; titled on a gallery label and artist estate stamp on the reverse
16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $1,920.00
Sale date: July 25th 2023

Artwork by George Paginton, Gloucester
GEORGE PAGINTON
Gloucester

oil on canvas board
signed lower left; titled and dated 1935 on the reverse
14.5 x 18 ins ( 36.8 x 45.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $1,920.00
Sale date: July 25th 2023

Artwork by Frederick Arthur Verner, The Road to Mandalay
FREDERICK ARTHUR VERNER
The Road to Mandalay

watercolour on paper mounted to card
signed and dated 1879 lower right
5.75 x 11.75 ins ( 14.6 x 29.8 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $1,000.00$800.00 - $1,000.00
Price Realized $1,560.00
Sale date: July 25th 2023

Artwork by Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith, Mountain Landscape
FREDERIC MARLETT BELL-SMITH
Mountain Landscape

oil on divided board
signed lower right
8 x 3.25 ins ( 20.3 x 8.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00
Price Realized $1,560.00
Sale date: July 25th 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
( 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
 

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