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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 Robert Wakeham Pilot, Sillery from the Battlefields, Quebec
Lot #62
ROBERT WAKEHAM PILOT
Sillery from the Battlefields, Quebec

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1948 lower right; titled on the stretcher
19 x 24.25 ins ( 48.3 x 61.6 cms )

Sold for $9,000.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Woodland, Oxtongue
Lot #63
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Woodland, Oxtongue

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled, dated 1974 and inscribed “Oxtongue” on the reverse
12 x 15 ins ( 30.5 x 38.1 cms )

Sold for $20,400.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by John Hartman, Tar Island
Lot #64
JOHN HARTMAN
Tar Island

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 2001 on the stretcher
30 x 36 ins ( 76.2 x 91.4 cms )

Sold for $9,000.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Alan Caswell Collier, Tangled Woods
Lot #65
ALAN CASWELL COLLIER
Tangled Woods

oil on canvas on board
signed lower right; titled and dated 1966 to a label on the reverse; also titled on the artist’s label on the reverse
8 x 24 ins ( 20.3 x 61 cms )

Sold for $3,840.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Kazuo Nakamura, Darkening Clouds
Lot #66
KAZUO NAKAMURA
Darkening Clouds

watercolour
signed and dated 1958 lower right
14.75 x 21.25 ins ( 37.5 x 54 cms )

Sold for $6,000.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Charles Pachter, Queen and Polar Bear
Lot #67
CHARLES PACHTER
Queen and Polar Bear

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1973 lower right
35.75 x 44 ins ( 90.8 x 111.8 cms )

Sale closed.

Artwork by Ted Harrison, The Walk
Lot #68
TED HARRISON
The Walk

acrylic on canvas board
signed and dated 1973 lower right; titled on the reverse
18 x 14 ins ( 45.7 x 35.6 cms )

Sold for $10,200.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by William Goodridge Roberts, The Laurentians
Lot #69
WILLIAM GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
The Laurentians

oil on board, laid on board
signed lower right
24 x 36 ins ( 61 x 91.4 cms )

Sold for $8,400.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by William Goodridge Roberts, Self Portrait
Lot #70
WILLIAM GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
Self Portrait

oil on board
signed lower right; Roberts Inventory No. 2192 inscribed on the reverse
48 x 36 ins ( 121.9 x 91.4 cms )

Sold for $8,400.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by David Bierk, To Della Francesco, detail from the frescoes of San Francisco di Arezzo
Lot #71
DAVID BIERK
To Della Francesco, detail from the frescoes of San Francisco di Arezzo

oil on board
initialed lower right; signed and dated “February 2, 1990” on the reverse
23.75 x 23.75 ins ( 60.3 x 60.3 cms )

Sold for $2,400.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by William Kurelek, Untitled
Lot #72
WILLIAM KURELEK
Untitled

gouache and watercolour on card
Atelier William Kurelek stamp lower right; inscribed “Jean-Louis” and “#352” on the reverse
24 x 16 ins ( 61 x 40.6 cms ) ( sheet )

Sold for $3,840.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Ronald York Wilson, The Bull Fight
Lot #73
RONALD YORK WILSON
The Bull Fight

mixed media on board
signed lower left
42 x 67.25 ins ( 106.7 x 170.8 cms )

Sold for $7,200.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by John Massey, The Kiss (Phantoms of the Modern Series)
Lot #74
JOHN MASSEY
The Kiss (Phantoms of the Modern Series)

digital print
signed, titled, dated 2004 and numbered 2/4 to a label on the reverse
34.75 x 27.5 ins ( 88.3 x 69.9 cms ) ( image )

Sold for $2,400.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Joseph Drapell, Life Fulfilled
Lot #75
JOSEPH DRAPELL
Life Fulfilled

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1988 on the reverse
71 x 78 ins ( 180.3 x 198.1 cms ) ( overall (polygonal shape) )

Sold for $7,800.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Ronald Albert Martin, Scraped off Black Painting
Lot #76
RONALD ALBERT MARTIN
Scraped off Black Painting

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1979 on the reverse
29 x 25 ins ( 73.7 x 63.5 cms )

Sold for $9,000.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

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