Post-War & Contemporary Art Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Post-War & Contemporary Art which concluded on April 23, 2024. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by William Ronald, The Orient Express
WILLIAM RONALD
The Orient Express

three acrylics on canvas (triptych)
initialed lower left; signed, titled and dated 1969 twice (“6/20/69”) on the reverse; William Ronald Authentic Inventory No. WRAI.1969.0081; unframed
54 x 144 in ( 137.2 x 381 cm ) ( overall (triptych) )

Auction Estimate: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00
Price Realized $20,000.00
Sale date: April 23rd 2024

Artwork by William Kurelek, Madonna and Child with Flowers
WILLIAM KURELEK
Madonna and Child with Flowers

gouache on paper on board
signed lower left; inscribed with the artist’s name, title, “No. 2” and William Kurelek’s former address in London, UK on the reverse of the frame
18.75 x 23.5 in ( 47.6 x 59.7 cm )

Auction Estimate: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00
Price Realized $15,000.00
Sale date: April 23rd 2024

Artwork by Gordon Appelbe Smith, Untitled (Abstract)
GORDON APPELBE SMITH
Untitled (Abstract)

oil on canvas
46 x 12 in ( 116.8 x 30.5 cm )

Auction Estimate: $9,000.00$7,000.00 - $9,000.00
Price Realized $6,000.00
Sale date: April 23rd 2024

Artwork by Léon Bellefleur, Jour de chance
LÉON BELLEFLEUR
Jour de chance

oil on canvas
signed lower left; signed, titled and dated 1995 on the reverse
24 x 20 in ( 61 x 50.8 cm )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized $5,400.00
Sale date: April 23rd 2024

Artwork by William Ronald, Quadrille
WILLIAM RONALD
Quadrille

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1983 lower left; titled and dated to three labels on the stretcher on the reverse; William Ronald Authentic Inventory No. WRAI.1983.0025
36 x 36 in ( 91.4 x 91.4 cm )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized $4,400.00
Sale date: April 23rd 2024

Artwork by Léon Bellefleur, Autre fleur de cactus
LÉON BELLEFLEUR
Autre fleur de cactus

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1987 lower right; signed, titled and dated on the reverse
24 x 20 in ( 61 x 50.8 cm )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $4,000.00
Sale date: April 23rd 2024

Artwork by Joe Fafard, Cow
JOE FAFARD
Cow

ceramic
initialed on the underside; sold together with the artist book “Joe Fafard” (Terrance Heath, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 2007) signed by the artist and the author on the title page
10 x 4 x 6 in ( 25.4 x 10.2 x 15.2 cm ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $4,000.00
Sale date: April 23rd 2024

Artwork by Léon Bellefleur, Regates
LÉON BELLEFLEUR
Regates

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1984 lower right; titled to a gallery label on the reverse
14 x 18 in ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $2,400.00
Sale date: April 23rd 2024

Artwork by David Bolduc, Untitled Abstraction
DAVID BOLDUC
Untitled Abstraction

acrylic on canvas
dated 1995 to the gallery label on the reverse; unframed
18 x 78 x 2 in ( 45.7 x 198.1 x 5.1 cm )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $2,200.00
Sale date: April 23rd 2024

Artwork by Harold Klunder, Untitled
HAROLD KLUNDER
Untitled

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated “1996 - 1998” on the reverse
18 x 24 in ( 45.7 x 61 cm )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $2,200.00
Sale date: April 23rd 2024

Artwork by Robert Marchessault, Sahal
ROBERT MARCHESSAULT
Sahal

oil on board
signed, titled and dated 2007 on the reverse; titled and dated to a gallery label on the reverse
30 x 30 in ( 76.2 x 76.2 cm )

Auction Estimate: $2,500.00$1,500.00 - $2,500.00
Price Realized $2,000.00
Sale date: April 23rd 2024

Artwork by Ernestine Tahedl, Island Memories II
ERNESTINE TAHEDL
Island Memories II

three acrylics on canvas (triptych)
signed and dated 1988 lower right; signed, titled and dated January 1988 to the artist label on the reverse
55 x 88 in ( 139.7 x 223.5 cm ) ( overall (triptych) )

Auction Estimate: $2,500.00$1,500.00 - $2,500.00
Price Realized $2,000.00
Sale date: April 23rd 2024

Artwork by Jaan  Poldaas, Nominal Four Studies [j], [k], [l]
JAAN POLDAAS
Nominal Four Studies [j], [k], [l]

three acrylics and collage on paper
- “Nominal Four Study [j]”
- “Nominal Four Study [k]”
- “Nominal Four Study [l]”
each signed and dated 1994 lower right
7.75 x 7.75 in ( 19.7 x 19.7 cm ) ( image (each) )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $1,200.00
Sale date: April 23rd 2024

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Grey Head
SOREL ETROG
Grey Head

tissue
signed lower left; titled and dated 1970 to a gallery label on the reverse
18 x 18.5 in ( 45.7 x 47 cm )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized $1,200.00
Sale date: April 23rd 2024

Artwork by William Ronald, Bridge
WILLIAM RONALD
Bridge

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1997 lower right; signed and titled on the reverse; William Ronald Authentic Inventory No. WRAI.1997.0015
9 x 12 in ( 22.9 x 30.5 cm )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $1,100.00
Sale date: April 23rd 2024

Previous Auctions

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

Spring Live Auction - Session 1
Sale Closed: May 30, 2024
 
Spring Live Auction - Session 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
( 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
 

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