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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 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 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 Doris Jean McCarthy, From Whistler Parking Lot
Lot #52
DORIS JEAN MCCARTHY
From Whistler Parking Lot

watercolour
signed lower right; partial, signed Rockies landscape, titled and dated “970604” (June 4, 1997) on the reverse
15 x 22.5 ins ( 38.1 x 57.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Sold for $3,360.00
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 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 Charles Fraser Comfort, Davies Island, Cedar Lake, Algonquin Park
Lot #42
CHARLES FRASER COMFORT
Davies Island, Cedar Lake, Algonquin Park

watercolour
signed and dated 1946 lower right; titled, dated “6th August 1946” and inscribed “(near Government Park), Algonquin Park, Ontario” on the reverse
15.5 x 22.5 ins ( 39.4 x 57.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Sold for $3,360.00
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 Emily Carr, Klee Wyck Pot
Lot #31
EMILY CARR
Klee Wyck Pot

painted ceramic
incised “Klee Wyck” and inscribed “Jasper Park Lodge” on underside
2.75 x 4.25 x 2.75 ins ( 7 x 10.8 x 7 cms ) ( overall )

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

Artwork by John Goodwin Lyman, Nude (circa 1928)
Lot #79
JOHN GOODWIN LYMAN
Nude (circa 1928)

charcoal on paper
signed lower right; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
18.75 x 24.25 ins ( 47.6 x 61.6 cms ) ( sheet )

Sold for $3,600.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Washington Friend, City of Montreal, Canada
Lot #80
WASHINGTON FRIEND
City of Montreal, Canada

watercolour
signed lower left; framed as an oval
14 x 21.25 ins ( 35.6 x 54 cms ) ( overall (oval sight) )

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

Artwork by Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté, Spring Trees on the Yamaska
Lot #78
MARC-AURÈLE DE FOY SUZOR-COTÉ
Spring Trees on the Yamaska

pastel
signed lower right
11.5 x 15.5 ins ( 29.2 x 39.4 cms )

Sale closed.

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 )

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

Artwork by Jean-Paul Mousseau, Sans titre
Lot #5
JEAN-PAUL MOUSSEAU
Sans titre

coloured inks on textured watercolour paper
signed and dated 1948 lower left
11.5 x 9 ins ( 29.2 x 22.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Sold for $4,560.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by James Williamson Galloway Macdonald, Untitled (Two Creatures)
Lot #47
JAMES WILLIAMSON GALLOWAY MACDONALD
Untitled (Two Creatures)

watercolour
signed and dated 1947 lower right
7 x 10 ins ( 17.8 x 25.4 cms ) ( sheet )

Sold for $6,600.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Kenneth Campbell Lochhead, Colour Check
Lot #6
KENNETH CAMPBELL LOCHHEAD
Colour Check

enamel on paper
signed and dated 1972 upper right
26 x 20 ins ( 66 x 50.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Sale closed.

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