20th Century Works on Paper Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our 20th Century Works on Paper which concluded on January 23, 2024. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Miller Gore Brittain, Figures on a Purple Plain
MILLER GORE BRITTAIN
Figures on a Purple Plain

pastel and gouache
signed and dated 1954 lower right; titled to a gallery label on the reverse; Inventory No. 184-B
15.5 x 22.5 ins ( 39.4 x 57.2 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00
Price Realized $4,800.00
Sale date: January 23rd 2024

Artwork by Otto Donald Rogers, Abstract Composition
OTTO DONALD ROGERS
Abstract Composition

mixed media on paper
signed lower left; signed and dated 2005 on the reverse
19 x 15 ins ( 48.3 x 38.1 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00
Price Realized $4,560.00
Sale date: January 23rd 2024

Artwork by Jean Paul Riopelle, L’Affût
JEAN PAUL RIOPELLE
L’Affût

colour lithograph
signed lower right and numbered 13/75 lower left; titled on a gallery label and typed label on the backing on the reverse; catalogue raisonné no. 1967.20EST.LI
28.5 x 33 ins ( 72.4 x 83.8 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$900.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $4,560.00
Sale date: January 23rd 2024

Artwork by David Lloyd Blackwood, His Father Dreams II: Labrador Days
DAVID LLOYD BLACKWOOD
His Father Dreams II: Labrador Days

etching, aquatint in colours
signed, titled, dated 1988 and numbered 53/75 in the lower margin
15 x 35.5 ins ( 38.1 x 90.2 cms ) ( plate size )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $3,720.00
Sale date: January 23rd 2024

Artwork by David Lloyd Blackwood, Captain Noah Bishop's Visitation at the Icefields
DAVID LLOYD BLACKWOOD
Captain Noah Bishop's Visitation at the Icefields

etching, aquatint in colours
signed, titled, dated 1979 and numbered 29/50 in the lower margin
16 x 19.75 ins ( 40.6 x 50.2 cms ) ( plate size )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $3,000.00
Sale date: January 23rd 2024

Artwork by Christopher Pratt, Cottage Interior
CHRISTOPHER PRATT
Cottage Interior

colour photolithograph
signed and numbered 50/100 in the lower margin; unframed
17 x 21.5 ins ( 43.2 x 54.6 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00
Price Realized $1,440.00
Sale date: January 23rd 2024

Artwork by Pegi Nicol MacLeod, Girls Skipping Rope
PEGI NICOL MACLEOD
Girls Skipping Rope

watercolour
16 x 11.5 ins ( 40.6 x 29.2 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $1,800.00$1,500.00 - $1,800.00
Price Realized $1,440.00
Sale date: January 23rd 2024

Artwork by Lupe Rodriguez, Untitled (Landscape with Trees)
LUPE RODRIGUEZ
Untitled (Landscape with Trees)

mixed media on paper
signed and dated 1988 lower right
22 x 29 ins ( 55.9 x 73.7 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $1,200.00
Sale date: January 23rd 2024

Artwork by Carl Beam, Jennifer the Conqueror
CARL BEAM
Jennifer the Conqueror

mixed media
signed lower right; unframed
30.5 x 23 ins ( 77.5 x 58.4 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $1,020.00
Sale date: January 23rd 2024

Artwork by Toni Onley, McCoy Island, Georgian Bay, Ontario
TONI ONLEY
McCoy Island, Georgian Bay, Ontario

watercolour
signed, titled and dated “27 July 1999’ along the lower edge; unframed
11.25 x 15 ins ( 28.6 x 38.1 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $840.00
Sale date: January 23rd 2024

Artwork by William Hodd McElcheran, Passers By
WILLIAM HODD MCELCHERAN
Passers By

graphite on paper
artist’s estate stamp lower right
11 x 11 ins ( 27.9 x 27.9 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $840.00
Sale date: January 23rd 2024

Artwork by John Gould, Catcher (from the film Play Ball - Au Jeu)
JOHN GOULD
Catcher (from the film Play Ball - Au Jeu)

ink on paper
signed lower right; dated 1972 on the reverse; titled and dated 1972 on the gallery label on the reverse
10.5 x 15.75 ins ( 26.7 x 40 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $1,000.00$800.00 - $1,000.00
Price Realized $840.00
Sale date: January 23rd 2024

Artwork by William Perehudoff, La Plonge #11
WILLIAM PEREHUDOFF
La Plonge #11

colour lithograph
signed, titled and numbered “hors commerce 11/111” in the lower margin; unframed
27 x 36.5 ins ( 68.6 x 92.7 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $780.00
Sale date: January 23rd 2024

Artwork by Hernan Bas, Suicide Sunday, No. 29, Plate XLII
HERNAN BAS
Suicide Sunday, No. 29, Plate XLII

lithograph
printed title in the margin; signed with initials and numbered 4/30 on the backing on the reverse
9.25 x 11.5 ins ( 23.5 x 29.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00
Price Realized $720.00
Sale date: January 23rd 2024

Artwork by Don Wright, Left Foot, Right Foot
DON WRIGHT
Left Foot, Right Foot

etching
signed, titled, dated 1983 and numbered 15/25 in the lower margin; unframed
26.75 x 20.5 ins ( 67.9 x 52.1 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $1,000.00$800.00 - $1,000.00
Price Realized $600.00
Sale date: January 23rd 2024

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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