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February Auction of Works on Paper, Prints & Books (Online Auction)
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Artwork by Maud Lewis, The Skaters
Lot #1
MAUD LEWIS
The Skaters

watercolour on card
signed lower right
4.25 x 6.25 ins ( 10.8 x 15.9 cms )

Price Realized: $9,440.00

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Walking to Church
Lot #2
MAUD LEWIS
Walking to Church

watercolour on card
signed lower right
4.25 x 6.25 ins ( 10.8 x 15.9 cms )

Price Realized: $8,260.00

Artwork by David Alexander Colville, Artist and Blue Jay
Lot #3
DAVID ALEXANDER COLVILLE
Artist and Blue Jay

colour silkscreen
signed, numbered 66/70 and dated 1993 in the lower margin
13 x 21 ins ( 33 x 53.3 cms ) ( image )

Price Realized: $3,540.00

Artwork by David Lloyd Blackwood, Mummer in Lantern Light
Lot #4
DAVID LLOYD BLACKWOOD
Mummer in Lantern Light

colour etching and aquatint
signed, titled, dated 1993 and numbered 14/75 in pencil in the lower margin
15 x 12 ins ( 38.1 x 30.5 cms )

Price Realized: $1,888.00

Artwork by Cornelius Krieghoff, Sledge Race Near Montreal
Lot #5
CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF
Sledge Race Near Montreal

hand-coloured lithograph
with printed inscriptions “Painted by C. Krieghoff, Printed by Th. Kammerer & Lith. by A. Borum, Munich” in the margin
13.5 x 19.25 ins ( 34.3 x 48.9 cms )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Walter Joseph Phillips, The Golden Hour
Lot #6
WALTER JOSEPH PHILLIPS
The Golden Hour

colour woodcut
signed in the lower right margin; titled and numbered 203 in the lower margin (covered by the matting when framed)
6.75 x 6.5 ins ( 17.1 x 16.5 cms )

Price Realized: $4,838.00

Artwork by David Brown Milne, Painting Place (Hilltop) within the Colophon
Lot #7
DAVID BROWN MILNE
Painting Place (Hilltop) within the Colophon

drypoint etching, printed in colours
This work is contained within “The Colophon: A Book Collectors' Quarterly, Part V”, Colophon Ltd., Edited by Elmer Adler, Burton Emmett, and John T. Winterich, New York, 1931
signed within the margin
10.5 x 8.5 ins ( 26.7 x 21.6 cms ) ( sheet - sight )

Price Realized: $944.00

Artwork by Frederick Henry Brigden, Looking down Danforth Ave. from Broadview Corner, 1891
Lot #8
FREDERICK HENRY BRIGDEN
Looking down Danforth Ave. from Broadview Corner, 1891

watercolour
signed and dated 1891 lower right; titled on a label on the reverse
14 x 10 ins ( 35.6 x 25.4 cms ) ( sight )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith, Out into the Night
Lot #9
FREDERIC MARLETT BELL-SMITH
Out into the Night

watercolour, mounted to card
signed lower right; signed and titled on the reverse
7.25 x 10 ins ( 18.4 x 25.4 cms )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Harry Britton, Moncton
Lot #10
HARRY BRITTON
Moncton

watercolour
signed lower left; titled on the reverse
5.5 x 5.25 ins ( 14 x 13.3 cms )

Price Realized: $767.00

Artwork by David Lloyd Blackwood, Beautiful Young Mummer in Margaret Fleetham’s House
Lot #11
DAVID LLOYD BLACKWOOD
Beautiful Young Mummer in Margaret Fleetham’s House

colour etching and aquatint
signed, titled, dated 1985 and numbered 41/50 in the lower margin
19.75 x 15.75 ins ( 50.2 x 40 cms ) ( plate size )

Price Realized: $4,484.00

Artwork by William Kurelek, Large wooden pitcher for taking drinking water to fields
Lot #12
WILLIAM KURELEK
Large wooden pitcher for taking drinking water to fields

ink on paper
signed with initials and titled and inscribed in Ukrainian; titled in English and inscribed “Slide #92” on the reverse
23.25 x 14.5 ins ( 59.1 x 36.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Price Realized: $3,776.00

Artwork by Doris Jean McCarthy, Connamara Flock
Lot #13
DORIS JEAN MCCARTHY
Connamara Flock

watercolour
signed lower right; titled on gallery label on the reverse
4.75 x 6.75 ins ( 12.1 x 17.1 cms )

Price Realized: $885.00

Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, Skaters
Lot #14
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
Skaters

watercolour
signed lower right; unframed
15 x 21.75 ins ( 38.1 x 55.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Price Realized: $4,130.00

Artwork by Anne Meredith Barry, Conception Bay Waterfall; Change Islands, Summer
Lot #15
ANNE MEREDITH BARRY
Conception Bay Waterfall; Change Islands, Summer

two colour lithographs
“Conception Bay Waterfall” (signed, titled, dated 1992 lower right and numbered 16/20 in pencil in the lower margin, 19.5 x 27.25 inches); “Change Islands, Summer” (signed, titled, dated 1992 lower right and numbered 14/30 in pencil in the lower margin, 17.75 x 23.5 inches)
19.5 x 27.25 ins ( 49.5 x 69.2 cms ) ( sight )

Price Realized: $767.00

Artwork by Paul-Vanier Beaulieu, Still Life
Lot #16
PAUL-VANIER BEAULIEU
Still Life

watercolour
signed and dated 1958 lower centre
19.5 x 25.5 ins ( 49.5 x 64.8 cms ) ( sight )

Price Realized: $649.00

Artwork by Peleg Franklin Brownell, Trilliums
Lot #17
PELEG FRANKLIN BROWNELL
Trilliums

pastel
signed lower left
12 x 9.5 ins ( 30.5 x 24.1 cms ) ( sight )

Price Realized: $2,596.00

Artwork by Arthur Blumhart , High Park; Cherrys Mill, Preston
Lot #18
ARTHUR BLUMHART
High Park; Cherrys Mill, Preston

two watercolours
“High Park” (signed and dated “Sept 20, 1913” lower right; titled and dated on the reverse; 13.75 x 9.75 inches); “Cherrys Mill, Preston” (signed lower right; titled and dated “Aug 25 1913” on the reverse; 13.25 x 9.75 inches); both unframed
13.75 x 9.75 ins ( 34.9 x 24.8 cms ) ( largest )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Walter Joseph Phillips, Soft Maple
Lot #19
WALTER JOSEPH PHILLIPS
Soft Maple

colour woodcut
signed in pencil in the lower margin
4.25 x 4.25 ins ( 10.8 x 10.8 cms ) ( sight )

Price Realized: $2,124.00

Artwork by Marc Chagall, Les Deux Chèvres (The Two Goats), Les Fables de la Fontaine, 1952 [plate 98, Cramer 22]
Lot #20
MARC CHAGALL
Les Deux Chèvres (The Two Goats), Les Fables de la Fontaine, 1952 [plate 98, Cramer 22]

etching and aquatint
signed and numbered 98 in pencil in the lower margin
12.75 x 10.5 ins ( 32.4 x 26.7 cms ) ( sight )

Price Realized: $649.00

Artwork by Louis Muhlstock, Reclining Figure; Portrait of a Man
Lot #21
LOUIS MUHLSTOCK
Reclining Figure; Portrait of a Man

two charcoal drawings
“Reclining Figure” (charcoal on paper, signed lower left, sight 5.25 x 9.75 inches); “Portrait of a Man” (charcoal on paper, signed and dated 1943 to the right, sight 15 x 12.75 inches)
15 x 12.75 ins ( 38.1 x 32.4 cms ) ( largest )

Price Realized: $525.10

Artwork by Paul Duval, Young Ballerina, 1937
Lot #22
PAUL DUVAL
Young Ballerina, 1937

graphite on paper
with various sketches on the reverse; sold with a copy of “Berryman Street Boy” (Paul Duval, Von Lotz Publishing Inc., Whitby, Ontario, 2000)
15 x 11 ins ( 38.1 x 27.9 cms )

Price Realized: $206.50

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Nude Sketch of a Woman; Portrait of a Man in a Hat
Lot #23
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Nude Sketch of a Woman; Portrait of a Man in a Hat

two pencil sketches on paper
“Nude” (double-sided pencil on paper, 14.5 x 10.5 inches); “Portrait of a Man” (pencil on paper, 15 x 14 inches, unframed)
14.5 x 10.5 ins ( 36.8 x 26.7 cms ) ( sight (smallest) )

Price Realized: $118.00

Artwork by Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Montréal le port
Lot #24
MARC-AURÈLE FORTIN
Montréal le port

engraving
6.75 x 4 ins ( 17.1 x 10.2 cms ) ( sight )

Price Realized: $177.00

Artwork by Marc Chagall, Job Désespéré (Job Disconsolate), from Dessins pour la Bible, 1958-60 [Mourlot 254, Cramer 42]
Lot #25
MARC CHAGALL
Job Désespéré (Job Disconsolate), from Dessins pour la Bible, 1958-60 [Mourlot 254, Cramer 42]

lithograph in colours
printed to the edges and without margins (not signed or numbered). Printed by Mourlot, Paris. Published by Verve.
13.75 x 10.25 ins ( 34.9 x 26 cms )

This sale is now closed.

February Online Auction

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