Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art

Artworks shown below are included in the Cowley Abbott live auction scheduled for June 9th. Further details regarding buying with Cowley Abbott can be found by referring to our Conditions of Sale and the How to Purchase page.

Artwork by John William Beatty, Farm Machinery
Lot #1
JOHN WILLIAM BEATTY
Farm Machinery

oil on board
signed and dated 1918 lower left
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Estimated: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Heath Street near Bayview (Bennington Heights, Toronto)
Lot #2
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Heath Street near Bayview (Bennington Heights, Toronto)

oil on board, mounted on board
signed lower right; titled on the reverse;
sold together with pencil drawings depicting Heath Street and horse studies (8.25 x 10.75 ins [sheet])
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Estimated: $1,500.00$1,200.00 - $1,500.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Homer Ransford Watson, The Old Mill
Lot #3
HOMER RANSFORD WATSON
The Old Mill

oil on canvas
signed and indistinctly dated lower right
30 x 40 ins ( 76.2 x 101.6 cms )

Estimated: $12,000.00$9,000.00 - $12,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Charles Fraser Comfort, Midsummer Dawn, Percé
Lot #4
CHARLES FRASER COMFORT
Midsummer Dawn, Percé

oil on canvas
signed lower right; titled and dated 1977 on a label on the reverse
30 x 60 ins ( 76.2 x 152.4 cms )

Estimated: $15,000.00$10,000.00 - $15,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Manon
Lot #5
SOREL ETROG
Manon

bronze
stamped signature and edition (4/7) on the base
49.5 x 12.5 x 8.75 ins ( 125.7 x 31.8 x 22.2 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by William Kurelek, The Grouse Mountain Sky Ride
Lot #6
WILLIAM KURELEK
The Grouse Mountain Sky Ride

mixed media on board
signed with initials and dated 1973 lower right; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
30 x 18 ins ( 76.2 x 45.7 cms )

Estimated: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Kathleen Frances Daly Pepper, Winter Charlevoix (1931)
Lot #7
KATHLEEN FRANCES DALY PEPPER
Winter Charlevoix (1931)

oil on board
signed lower right; artist’s name and address on the reverse
12 x 14 ins ( 30.5 x 35.6 cms )

Estimated: $15,000.00$10,000.00 - $15,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Kathleen Moir Morris, Berthier-en-Haut
Lot #8
KATHLEEN MOIR MORRIS
Berthier-en-Haut

oil on board
signed lower right
8.75 x 12 ins ( 22.2 x 30.5 cms )

Estimated: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Hills Near Ripon, Quebec
Lot #9
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Hills Near Ripon, Quebec

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated “March 1962” on the reverse
10.5 x 13.25 ins ( 26.7 x 33.7 cms )

Estimated: $25,000.00$20,000.00 - $25,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Franklin Carmichael, Orillia (1915)
Lot #10
FRANKLIN CARMICHAEL
Orillia (1915)

oil on double board
titled, dated 1915, inscribed “OS-2-A” with the estate stamp on the reverse
8.25 x 10.5 ins ( 21 x 26.7 cms )

Estimated: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Untitled (circa 1958)
Lot #11
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Untitled (circa 1958)

gouache on paper
14.75 x 20 ins ( 37.5 x 50.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Farm Near Baptiste
Lot #12
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Farm Near Baptiste

oil on board
signed lower right; signed and titled on the reverse; signed, titled and dated 1953 on a label on the reverse
12 x 15 ins ( 30.5 x 38.1 cms )

Estimated: $22,000.00$18,000.00 - $22,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Georgian Bay
Lot #13
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Georgian Bay

oil on panel, laid on board
signed lower right
10.5 x 13.5 ins ( 26.7 x 34.3 cms )

Estimated: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Ivan Kenneth Eyre, Amber Pass
Lot #14
IVAN KENNETH EYRE
Amber Pass

oil on canvas
signed lower left; signed, titled (twice) and dated 1992 on the reverse
46 x 49.75 ins ( 116.8 x 126.4 cms )

Estimated: $120,000.00$80,000.00 - $120,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, Cafeteria
Lot #15
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
Cafeteria

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1946 lower right; signed and titled on the stretcher
16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms )

Estimated: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Duncan MacDonald Fishing Before Waterfall
Lot #16
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Duncan MacDonald Fishing Before Waterfall

oil on canvas
signed lower left
15 x 19 ins ( 38.1 x 48.3 cms )

Estimated: $2,200.00$1,800.00 - $2,200.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Maud Lewis, White Kitten in a Tea Cup
Lot #17
MAUD LEWIS
White Kitten in a Tea Cup

oil on board
signed lower right
13.75 x 11.75 ins ( 34.9 x 29.8 cms )

Estimated: $15,000.00$12,000.00 - $15,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Maud Lewis, At the Train Station
Lot #18
MAUD LEWIS
At the Train Station

mixed media on board
signed lower right
12.25 x 13.75 ins ( 31.1 x 34.9 cms )

Estimated: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Surprised Deer
Lot #19
MAUD LEWIS
Surprised Deer

oil on board
signed lower right; dated “December 1961” on the reverse
9 x 12 ins ( 22.9 x 30.5 cms )

Estimated: $12,000.00$9,000.00 - $12,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by William Kurelek, Haystacks and Ducks (Ukrainian Series)
Lot #20
WILLIAM KURELEK
Haystacks and Ducks (Ukrainian Series)

mixed media on board
signed with the artist’s monogram and dated 1977 lower right; inscribed “JK” on the reverse; titled on a label on the reverse
20 x 16.5 ins ( 50.8 x 41.9 cms )

Estimated: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Live Auction

Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 at 7:00 pm EDT
Four Seasons Hotel
60 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto
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Previewing (by appointment)
Cowley Abbott Gallery
May 10th to June 9th
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