January Online Auctions
Session 1 - Post-War & Contemporary Art
Session 2 - Canadian Winter
Session 3 - Still Life & Figural Work

Post War & Contemporary Art

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Artwork by Mario Merola, Moving Gray/Moving Instables
Lot #41
MARIO MEROLA
Moving Gray/Moving Instables

acrylic on wood
signed, titled and dated 1967 on the reverse; unframed
36 x 48 ins ( 91.4 x 121.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $9,000.00$7,000.00 - $9,000.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Joan Willsher-Martel, Mountains
Lot #42
JOAN WILLSHER-MARTEL
Mountains

oil on canvas
initialed and dated 1976 lower right; signed, titled and dated 1976 on the reverse
52 x 132 ins ( 132.1 x 335.3 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Harold Barling Town, President’s Lady (Jacqueline Kennedy)
Lot #43
HAROLD BARLING TOWN
President’s Lady (Jacqueline Kennedy)

charcoal and scratching on paper
signed and dated “November 1963” lower right; titled and dated on an exhibition label on the reverse
29 x 21.5 ins ( 73.7 x 54.6 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Thomas Sherlock Hodgson, Silver Haired Dancer
Lot #44
THOMAS SHERLOCK HODGSON
Silver Haired Dancer

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1967 lower right; titled on the stretcher
48 x 39.75 ins ( 121.9 x 101 cms )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Russell Monk, El Vinculo
Lot #45
RUSSELL MONK
El Vinculo

baryta fine art print
30 x 30 ins ( 76.2 x 76.2 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $1,800.00$1,400.00 - $1,800.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Robert Markle, Falling Figure Series VIII
Lot #46
ROBERT MARKLE
Falling Figure Series VIII

tempera on paper
signed and dated lower right; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
24 x 36 ins ( 61 x 91.4 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $1,000.00$800.00 - $1,000.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Pierre Bédard, Femme au bouquet
Lot #47
PIERRE BÉDARD
Femme au bouquet

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed and titled on the reverse
36 x 30 ins ( 91.4 x 76.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Harold Barling Town, Chaplin; Charlie Chaplin and Marie Dressler
Lot #48
HAROLD BARLING TOWN
Chaplin; Charlie Chaplin and Marie Dressler

two lithographs
- “Chaplin” (signed, dated 1970 and numbered 100-160 lower right - 20 x 14 ins. [sheet]);
- “Charlie Chaplin and Marie Dressler“ (signed and dated 1971 upper left, numbered 112/175 lower left - 20 x 14 ins. [sheet]);
each unframed
20 x 14 ins ( 50.8 x 35.6 cms ) ( each sheet )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Roger Cavalli, Le Refuge
Lot #49
ROGER CAVALLI
Le Refuge

stone sculpture
incised signature near base; Condition Noted
26.5 x 15.5 x 8.75 ins ( 67.3 x 39.4 x 22.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Richard Robertson, Closet Interior
Lot #50
RICHARD ROBERTSON
Closet Interior

graphite on paper
signed lower left
38.25 x 23.5 ins ( 97.2 x 59.7 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by April Hickox, Vicky Lawrence (From the “Lives of Girls and Women” Series)
Lot #51
APRIL HICKOX
Vicky Lawrence (From the “Lives of Girls and Women” Series)

etching
signed and inscribed “Artist Proof” in the lower margin
13 x 10.75 ins ( 33 x 27.3 cms ) ( plate size )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Jean-Pierre Vasarely, Untitled Op-Art Composition
Lot #52
JEAN-PIERRE VASARELY
Untitled Op-Art Composition

silkscreen
signed and numbered 52/150 in the lower margin

Please note: cracks in glass lower left corner. Artwork is sold ‘as is’ and not subject to return
27 x 27 ins ( 68.6 x 68.6 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by  Canadian Post War School, Untitled Abstraction
Lot #53
CANADIAN POST WAR SCHOOL
Untitled Abstraction

oil on canvas
signed “Macdonald” lower left
28.75 x 36.25 ins ( 73 x 92.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Barbara McGivern, Untitled #19 (Series 3)
Lot #54
BARBARA MCGIVERN
Untitled #19 (Series 3)

acrylic and gold leaf on canvas
signed lower right; signed, dated 2016, inscribed “#19” and estate stamp (#421) on the reverse; unframed
18 x 14 ins ( 45.7 x 35.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Robert Nadon, Sans titre
Lot #55
ROBERT NADON
Sans titre

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1977 lower right
22 x 28 ins ( 55.9 x 71.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Russell T. Gordon, Palo Alto Series
Lot #56
RUSSELL T. GORDON
Palo Alto Series

lithograph
signed, titled and numbered “6” in the lower margin
28.25 x 22 ins ( 71.8 x 55.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Rose Lindzon, Untitled
Lot #57
ROSE LINDZON
Untitled

mixed media collage
signed and dated 1977 lower right
19 x 25.5 ins ( 48.3 x 64.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Kevin Sonmor, War Games Study: Border
Lot #58
KEVIN SONMOR
War Games Study: Border

oil on linen
signed, titled and dated 2004 on the reverse; unframed
30 x 30 ins ( 76.2 x 76.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Gérard Titus-Carmel, Chancay VIII (1985)
Lot #59
GÉRARD TITUS-CARMEL
Chancay VIII (1985)

etching
signed, dated 1985 and numbered 50/75 in the lower margin
10.75 x 14.75 ins ( 27.3 x 37.5 cms ) ( plate size )

Auction Estimate: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Michael Sowdon and Alan Tate, Camille No. 1
Lot #60
MICHAEL SOWDON AND ALAN TATE
Camille No. 1

reflection hologram on film
titled and dated 1989 to a label on the reverse; sold with accompanying light
5 x 4 ins ( 12.7 x 10.2 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Opens January 18th at 10:00:00 AM EST
Closes February 1st at 02:30:00 PM EST

January Online Auctions

Session 1 - Post-War & Contemporary Art
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