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Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
You are viewing artwork included in the Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art, taking place on Thursday, December 3rd. Artwork sold through this auction is subject to the 20% Buyer's Premium (21% for purchases through the Auction Mobility online bidding technology) and applicable taxes. Further details regarding buying with Cowley Abbott can be found by referring to our Conditions of Sale and "How To Purchase" page.

Artwork by Dorothy Elsie Knowles, The Noon Sun
Lot #16
DOROTHY ELSIE KNOWLES
The Noon Sun

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1973 lower right; signed and titled on the reverse
34 x 54 ins ( 86.4 x 137.2 cms )

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

Sale Date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by James Edward Hervey MacDonald, Surf, Barbados, B.W.I.
Lot #17
JAMES EDWARD HERVEY MACDONALD
Surf, Barbados, B.W.I.

oil on board
signed with initials lower left; signed, titled and inscribed “Barbados ‘32” on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

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

Sale Date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Bertram Richard Brooker, Still Life with Apples and Glass
Lot #18
BERTRAM RICHARD BROOKER
Still Life with Apples and Glass

oil on board
signed lower right
11.5 x 15 ins ( 29.2 x 38.1 cms )

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

Sale Date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Rita Letendre, Untitled
Lot #19
RITA LETENDRE
Untitled

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1975 lower right; signed (three times) and dated 1975 on the reverse; unframed
42 x 66 ins ( 106.7 x 167.6 cms )

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

Sale Date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Jean Paul Riopelle, Dieppes
Lot #20
JEAN PAUL RIOPELLE
Dieppes

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated “66” on the reverse
23.5 x 28.75 ins ( 59.7 x 73 cms )

Estimated: $200,000.00$150,000.00 - $200,000.00

Sale Date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Fernand Leduc, Splash (Passage Series)
Lot #21
FERNAND LEDUC
Splash (Passage Series)

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1969 lower left; initialed and titled on the reverse
20 x 24 ins ( 50.8 x 61 cms )

Estimated: $18,000.00$14,000.00 - $18,000.00

Sale Date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Piéton Study (1976)
Lot #22
SOREL ETROG
Piéton Study (1976)

bronze
8 x 1.875 x 2.875 ins ( 20.3 x 4.8 x 7.3 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $9,000.00$7,000.00 - $9,000.00

Sale Date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Untitled Tapestry
Lot #23
SOREL ETROG
Untitled Tapestry

acrylic fibre tapestery
woven signature, date (1976) and edition (13/25) lower left; unframed
97.5 x 49.5 ins ( 247.7 x 125.7 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00

Sale Date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Column on Browns
Lot #24
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Column on Browns

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1965 on the reverse
80 x 64 ins ( 203.2 x 162.6 cms )

Estimated: $350,000.00$250,000.00 - $350,000.00

Sale Date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Alex Simeon Janvier, Shoreline Existence
Lot #25
ALEX SIMEON JANVIER
Shoreline Existence

acrylic on canvas
signed, dated 1973 and inscribed “287” lower right; titled on the stretcher
24 x 30 ins ( 61 x 76.2 cms )

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

Sale Date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Otto Donald Rogers, Orange Edge
Lot #26
OTTO DONALD ROGERS
Orange Edge

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1979 on the reverse
59.5 x 59.5 ins ( 151.1 x 151.1 cms )

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

Sale Date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Gordon Appelbe Smith, West Coast M-2 (Version #2) (1974)
Lot #27
GORDON APPELBE SMITH
West Coast M-2 (Version #2) (1974)

acrylic on canvas
signed lower right; signed, dated 1973, inscribed “Version #2” & “N.F.S.” on the stretcher; titled on the gallery label on the reverse
55.75 x 64.75 ins ( 141.6 x 164.5 cms )

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

Sale Date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by James Wilson Morrice, Coast, Brittany
Lot #28
JAMES WILSON MORRICE
Coast, Brittany

oil on board
J.W. Morrice studio stamp on the reverse
5 x 6 ins ( 12.7 x 15.2 cms )

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

Sale Date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Sainte-Rose (circa 1928)
Lot #29
MARC-AURÈLE FORTIN
Sainte-Rose (circa 1928)

watercolour and charcoal on paper
signed lower left; titled on a gallery label on the reverse; Marc-Aurèle Fortin catalogue raisonné no. A-0539 (label verso)
19.75 x 27.75 ins ( 50.2 x 70.5 cms ) ( sheet )

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

Sale Date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Emily Carr, Forest Glade (Dark Glade)
Lot #30
EMILY CARR
Forest Glade (Dark Glade)

oil on paper on board
stamped (twice) along the lower edge; inscribed “Dark Glade” on the reverse of the board; titled “Forest Glade” on the Dominion Gallery label on the reverse (Dominion Gallery Inventory #B176)
28.75 x 23.75 ins ( 73 x 60.3 cms )

Estimated: $150,000.00$100,000.00 - $150,000.00

Sale Date: December 3rd 2020

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