Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian & International Art (Session One) Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian & International Art (Session One) which concluded on December 6, 2023. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Emily Carr, Yan, Q.C.I., 1912
EMILY CARR
Yan, Q.C.I., 1912

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1912 lower right; inscribed “83” on the reverse; inscribed “E. Carr Trust Victoria/B.10/L-1 Carr” on a label affixed to the stretcher
19.75 x 24 ins ( 50.2 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $400,000.00$300,000.00 - $400,000.00
Price Realized $384,000.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

Artwork by Alex Simeon Janvier, Ancient Relics
ALEX SIMEON JANVIER
Ancient Relics

oil on linen
signed upper right; titled on the bottom edge; titled and dated “circa 1980” on a label on the reverse; unframed
48 x 72 ins ( 121.9 x 182.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $50,000.00$30,000.00 - $50,000.00
Price Realized $312,000.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Bridge Passage, 1975
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Bridge Passage, 1975

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated “Jan. 1975” on the reverse
66 x 91.5 ins ( 167.6 x 232.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $400,000.00$300,000.00 - $400,000.00
Price Realized $288,000.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

Artwork by Andy Warhol, Mick Jagger (F&S II.141)
ANDY WARHOL
Mick Jagger (F&S II.141)

colour screenprint on arches aquarelle (rough) paper
signed by the artist, numbered 13/250 and signed by Mick Jagger in the lower margin. Printed by Alexander Heinrici, New York. Published by Seabird Editions, London, England
43.5 x 28.75 ins ( 110.5 x 73 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $175,000.00$135,000.00 - $175,000.00
Price Realized $276,000.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

Artwork by David Brown Milne, Woman and Tapestry Pattern (Patsy Milne)
DAVID BROWN MILNE
Woman and Tapestry Pattern (Patsy Milne)

oil on canvas
Milne catalogue raisonné no. 105.60
18 x 20 ins ( 45.7 x 50.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $350,000.00$250,000.00 - $350,000.00
Price Realized $264,000.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

Artwork by Guido Molinari, Serial, 1964/1966
GUIDO MOLINARI
Serial, 1964/1966

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated “9/64” and “9/66” on the reverse
45 x 39 ins ( 114.3 x 99.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $150,000.00$125,000.00 - $150,000.00
Price Realized $204,000.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

Artwork by Emily Carr, The Forest Edge, 1940
EMILY CARR
The Forest Edge, 1940

oil on paper on board
artist estate stamp lower left
18 x 12 ins ( 45.7 x 30.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $90,000.00$70,000.00 - $90,000.00
Price Realized $168,000.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

Artwork by William Kurelek, Streets Pier, Worthing, circa 1957
WILLIAM KURELEK
Streets Pier, Worthing, circa 1957

gouache
signed lower left
30 x 21.5 ins ( 76.2 x 54.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00
Price Realized $144,000.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

Artwork by David Brown Milne, Billowing Trees (New York), circa 1910-11
DAVID BROWN MILNE
Billowing Trees (New York), circa 1910-11

oil on canvas
Milne catalogue raisonné no. 103.91
15 x 18.25 ins ( 38.1 x 46.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $150,000.00$100,000.00 - $150,000.00
Price Realized $120,000.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

Artwork by Jean Paul Lemieux, Femme en noir
JEAN PAUL LEMIEUX
Femme en noir

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1980 lower left; titled on the gallery label on the reverse
44.5 x 24.25 ins ( 113 x 61.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $200,000.00$150,000.00 - $200,000.00
Price Realized $120,000.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Migrating, 1978
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Migrating, 1978

acrylic on canvas
signed in syllabics and dated 1978 lower right
52 x 53 ins ( 132.1 x 134.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00
Price Realized $108,000.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

Artwork by Denyse Thomasos, Untitled, 2012
DENYSE THOMASOS
Untitled, 2012

acrylic on canvas
titled and dated 2012 on a label on the reverse; unframed
48 x 60 ins ( 121.9 x 152.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $80,000.00$60,000.00 - $80,000.00
Price Realized $96,000.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Otter Head, Lake Superior
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Otter Head, Lake Superior

oil on canvas
signed lower right; titled “Otter Head” and inscribed “H.U. Ross” on the reverse
20.25 x 25.25 ins ( 51.4 x 64.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $75,000.00$50,000.00 - $75,000.00
Price Realized $90,000.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Walking on the Summit
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Walking on the Summit

acrylic on canvas
signed in syllabics along the lower right edge; description of the composition inscribed on the reverse; sold together with James R. Stevens, “A Picasso in the North Country: The Wild Journey of Canadian Artist, Norval Morrisseau” (Thunder Bay, 2011)
48 x 72 ins ( 121.9 x 182.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $90,000.00$70,000.00 - $90,000.00
Price Realized $90,000.00
Sale date: December 6th 2023

Artwork by Rita Letendre, The Subterranean
RITA LETENDRE
The Subterranean

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1961 lower right; signed, titled and dated on the stretcher
36 x 42 ins ( 91.4 x 106.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $90,000.00$70,000.00 - $90,000.00
Price Realized $78,000.00
Sale date: December 6th 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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