Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art

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Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Blue Pyramid
Lot #201
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Blue Pyramid

charcoal and watercolour on paper
signed and dated “October 1947” lower right
18.25 x 22.5 ins ( 46.4 x 57.2 cms ) ( sheet )

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

Next bid is: $7,500.00

Closes May 31st at 03:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Guido Molinari, Sans titre
Lot #202
GUIDO MOLINARI
Sans titre

oil on canvas
signed and dated “6/69” on the reverse
20 x 15 ins ( 50.8 x 38.1 cms )

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

Current bid: $6,000.00
Next bid is: $6,500.00

Closes May 31st at 03:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Jacques Hurtubise, Annette
Lot #203
JACQUES HURTUBISE
Annette

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1968 on the reverse
68 x 68 ins ( 172.7 x 172.7 cms )

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

Next bid is: $15,000.00

Closes May 31st at 03:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Jean-Philippe Dallaire, La chute d’Icare
Lot #204
JEAN-PHILIPPE DALLAIRE
La chute d’Icare

gouache on paper
initialled and dated 1948 lower right; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
7.5 x 6.5 ins ( 19.1 x 16.5 cms ) ( sheet )

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

Current bid: $3,000.00
Next bid is: $3,200.00

Closes May 31st at 03:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Ronald Langley Bloore, Peace Stars for Vince #IV
Lot #205
RONALD LANGLEY BLOORE
Peace Stars for Vince #IV

oil on board (diptych, framed together)
signed, titled, dated 1988 and inscribed “IV” on the reverse of each panel
96 x 96 ins ( 243.8 x 243.8 cms )

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

Next bid is: $10,000.00

Closes May 31st at 03:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by William Ronald, Housewarming
Lot #206
WILLIAM RONALD
Housewarming

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1995 on the reverse; unframed
30 x 30 ins ( 76.2 x 76.2 cms )

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

Current bid: $4,500.00
Next bid is: $4,700.00

Closes May 31st at 03:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Claude Tousignant, Oscillations (1956)
Lot #207
CLAUDE TOUSIGNANT
Oscillations (1956)

colour silkscreen
signed, titled, dated 1971 and numbered 21/25 in the lower margin
25.5 x 20 ins ( 64.8 x 50.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00

Next bid is: $2,300.00

Closes May 31st at 03:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Claude Tousignant, C-6-1978
Lot #208
CLAUDE TOUSIGNANT
C-6-1978

colour silkscreen
signed, titled, dated 1978 and numbered 9/20 in the lower margin
28 x 22 ins ( 71.1 x 55.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00

Next bid is: $2,300.00

Closes May 31st at 03:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, La mer
Lot #209
SOREL ETROG
La mer

bronze
stamped signature and edition (3/10) on the base
9 x 5 x 3.75 ins ( 22.9 x 12.7 x 9.5 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $12,000.00$8,000.00 - $12,000.00

Next bid is: $8,000.00

Closes May 31st at 03:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Piéton Study (1976)
Lot #210
SOREL ETROG
Piéton Study (1976)

bronze
7.75 x 1.75 x 3.25 ins ( 19.7 x 4.4 x 8.3 cms ) ( overall )

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

Current bid: $6,000.00
Next bid is: $6,500.00

Closes May 31st at 03:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Kosso Eloul, Maquette for Korbus-Friendship
Lot #211
KOSSO ELOUL
Maquette for Korbus-Friendship

steel
signed lower end (incised)
19.5 x 13 x 4 ins ( 49.5 x 33 x 10.2 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00

Current bid: $2,800.00
Next bid is: $3,000.00

Closes May 31st at 03:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Dennis Eugene Norman Burton, Deep Blue Dream
Lot #212
DENNIS EUGENE NORMAN BURTON
Deep Blue Dream

oil on canvas
signed and dated “1-26-62” lower right; signed, titled and dated 1962 to the stretcher; titled and dated to a gallery label on the reverse
48 x 48 ins ( 121.9 x 121.9 cms )

Estimated: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00

Next bid is: $2,000.00

Closes May 31st at 03:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by René Marcil, Untitled
Lot #213
RENÉ MARCIL
Untitled

oil on board
signed lower centre
24 x 24 ins ( 61 x 61 cms )

Estimated: $10,000.00$8,000.00 - $10,000.00

Next bid is: $7,500.00

Closes May 31st at 03:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Gordon Rayner, Kiosk (1984-85)
Lot #214
GORDON RAYNER
Kiosk (1984-85)

oil, wood and metal
signed, titled and dated “1984-85” on the reverse
22.5 x 11 x 4.5 ins ( 57.2 x 27.9 x 11.4 cms )

Estimated: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00

Current bid: $900.00
Next bid is: $950.00

Closes May 31st at 03:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Henriette Fauteux-Massé, Sans titre
Lot #215
HENRIETTE FAUTEUX-MASSÉ
Sans titre

oil on board
9.75 x 9.5 ins ( 24.8 x 24.1 cms )

Estimated: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00

Current bid: $650.00
Next bid is: $700.00

Closes May 31st at 03:30:00 PM EDT

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