Bidding in a Winter Wonderland Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Bidding in a Winter Wonderland which concluded on December 12, 2023. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Ted Harrison, Bringing Home the Tree
TED HARRISON
Bringing Home the Tree

acrylic on paper
signed lower right; signed, titled, dated 1988 and inscribed “#15” and “Christmas time has arrived and in the North one can often collect a tree close by. Here one need not dream of a while Christmas as the snow remains crisp and white. Snow gives the land a mangle of cleanliness and purity” on the reverse of the accompanying card; unframed
14.5 x 11 ins ( 36.8 x 27.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $7,920.00
Sale date: December 12th 2023

Artwork by Ted Harrison, Magic Tree
TED HARRISON
Magic Tree

acrylic on card
signed lower right; signed, titled, dated 1991 and inscribed “Design for Save the Children Fund of B.C.” in the lower margin; dated with the artist’s studio stamp on the reverse; unframed
12.75 x 9.5 ins ( 32.4 x 24.1 cms ) ( subject )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $6,000.00
Sale date: December 12th 2023

Artwork by Ted Harrison, Season of Joy (Design for Christmas Card)
TED HARRISON
Season of Joy (Design for Christmas Card)

acrylic on card
signed and dated 1990 lower right; signed, titled, dated and inscribed “Design for Xmas Card - ‘Save the Children Fund’ and “Reduce 50%” in the lower margin; unframed
9.5 x 12.25 ins ( 24.1 x 31.1 cms ) ( subject )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $4,800.00
Sale date: December 12th 2023

Artwork by Muriel Stark, Cabin Among the Trees; Village in Winter; River in Winter
MURIEL STARK
Cabin Among the Trees; Village in Winter; River in Winter

three hand-painted cards
- “Cabin Among the Trees” signed in the lower margin; inscribed to a past recipient on the inside of the card; 3.75 ins x 2.5 ins (subject);
- “Village in Winter” 4.25 ins x 2.75 ins (subject);
- “River in Winter” inscribed to a past recipient on the inside of the card; 2.5 ins x 3.5 ins (subject);
each unframed

3.75 x 2.5 ins ( 9.5 x 6.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $390.00
Sale date: December 12th 2023

Artwork by Samuel Herbert Maw, Christmas is Here; Christmas Carol Singers; The Sandbanks near Picton, Ont.
SAMUEL HERBERT MAW
Christmas is Here; Christmas Carol Singers; The Sandbanks near Picton, Ont.

three etchings
each signed and titled in the lower margin; each unframed and affixed to matting
3.75 x 3.75 ins ( 9.5 x 9.5 cms ) ( each subject )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $360.00
Sale date: December 12th 2023

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Christmas Cards
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Christmas Cards

two colour screenprints and one photolithographic reproduction
- “With Christmas Greetings and Best Wishes for the New Year” / “Rue Anemone”; 6.25 ins x 4.75 ins (folded), 6.25 ins x 12.5 ins (unfolded);
- “With Christmas Greetings and Best Wishes for the New Year”/”Wild Lily of the Valley”; titled and dated “1970s” on the reverse; 4.75 ins x 6.25 ins (folded); 4.75 ins x 15.5 ins (unfolded);
- “With Christmas Greetings and Best Wishes for the New Year”/”Farm Scene“ dated “late 1960’s” on the reverse; 4.25 ins x 6.25 ins (folded); 4.25 ins x 15.25 ins (unfolded);
each unframed
4.75 x 15.5 ins ( 12.1 x 39.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $360.00
Sale date: December 12th 2023

Artwork by Thoreau MacDonald, Christmas Night
THOREAU MACDONALD
Christmas Night

one photolithographic reproduction and two postcards
“Season’s Greetings” / “Christmas Night” 8.5 x 9.25 ins. (folded), 8.5 x 17 ins. (unfolded); sold together with two postcards from the McMichael Conservation Collection of Art
8.5 x 17 ins ( 21.6 x 43.2 cms ) ( largest )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $360.00
Sale date: December 12th 2023

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Three Christmas Cards
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Three Christmas Cards

three photolithographic reproductions
- “Nöel”; dated 1982; 4.75 x 6.25 ins (folded), 4.75 x 15 ins (unfolded);
- “Silent Night”; 5 x 7 ins (folded), 5 x 16 ins (unfolded);
- “Stumps and Snow”; dated 1977; 4.75 x 6 ins (folded), 4.75 x 12 ins. (unfolded);
each unframed
5 x 16 ins ( 12.7 x 40.6 cms ) ( largest )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $360.00
Sale date: December 12th 2023

Artwork by Muriel Stark, Merry Christmas; Winter Landscape with Cabin
MURIEL STARK
Merry Christmas; Winter Landscape with Cabin

two hand-painted cards
- “Merry Christmas” signed with initials “MES” below the image; 4.5 ins x 2.5 ins (subject);
- “Winter Landscape with Cabin” signed in the lower margin; inscribed to past recipient on the inside of the card; 3.75 ins x 2.5 ins (subject);
each unframed
3.75 x 2.5 ins ( 9.5 x 6.4 cms ) ( subject )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $252.00
Sale date: December 12th 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
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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
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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
 
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
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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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