Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art

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Artwork by James Henderson Boyd, Surprise Attack
Lot #270
JAMES HENDERSON BOYD
Surprise Attack

etching in colours
signed, titled and dated 1959 in the lower margin
15.75 x 13.25 ins ( 40 x 33.7 cms ) ( plate size )

Estimated: $250.00$200.00 - $250.00

Next bid is: $100.00

Closes May 31st at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Tib Beament, Blue Canyon
Lot #271
TIB BEAMENT
Blue Canyon

etching in colours
signed, tiltled and numbered 4/30a in the lower margin; inscribed “Montreal 1965” on the backing on the reverse
7.75 x 9.75 ins ( 19.7 x 24.8 cms ) ( plate size )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Next bid is: $100.00

Closes May 31st at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Louis Muhlstock, Abstract
Lot #277
LOUIS MUHLSTOCK
Abstract

ink on paper
signed and dated 1992 lower right
17.25 x 14.5 ins ( 43.8 x 36.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Next bid is: $100.00

Closes May 31st at 04:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Arnold Shives, West Zion, State 2
Lot #299
ARNOLD SHIVES
West Zion, State 2

mezzotint
signed, titled, dated 1983 and numbered 16/20 in the lower margin; unframed
10.5 x 8.75 ins ( 26.7 x 22.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $400.00$200.00 - $400.00

Next bid is: $100.00

Closes May 31st at 05:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Roger Cavalli, Tête
Lot #286
ROGER CAVALLI
Tête

stone
incised signature near base
15.75 x 6 x 6 ins ( 40 x 15.2 x 15.2 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00

Next bid is: $200.00

Closes May 31st at 04:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Gerald Gladstone, Untitled (from the “Toronto 20 Portfolio” (1965))
Lot #300
GERALD GLADSTONE
Untitled (from the “Toronto 20 Portfolio” (1965))

offset colour lithograph
signed and numbered 33/100 lower middle; unframed
26 x 20 ins ( 66 x 50.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00

Next bid is: $200.00

Closes May 31st at 05:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by John Meredith, Untitled (from the “Toronto 20 Portfolio” (1965))
Lot #302
JOHN MEREDITH
Untitled (from the “Toronto 20 Portfolio” (1965))

lithograph
signed and dated 1965 in the lower right margin; numbered 33/100 lower left margin; unframed
26 x 20 ins ( 66 x 50.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00

Next bid is: $200.00

Closes May 31st at 05:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Robert Hedrick, Untitled (from the “Toronto 20 Portfolio” (1965))
Lot #301
ROBERT HEDRICK
Untitled (from the “Toronto 20 Portfolio” (1965))

lithograph
signed and dated 1965 lower right; numbered 33/100 lower left; unframed
26 x 20 ins ( 66 x 50.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00

Next bid is: $200.00

Closes May 31st at 05:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Edward John Bartram, Untitled Abstract
Lot #272
EDWARD JOHN BARTRAM
Untitled Abstract

etching with embossing
signed, dated 1969 and inscribed “Artist’s Proof” in the lower margin; unframed
31.25 x 24.5 ins ( 79.4 x 62.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Current bid: $200.00
Next bid is: $210.00

Closes May 31st at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Roger Cavalli, Par le creux de la main
Lot #285
ROGER CAVALLI
Par le creux de la main

stone
unsigned (small chip at base)
16.5 x 6.5 x 5.75 ins ( 41.9 x 16.5 x 14.6 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Next bid is: $300.00

Closes May 31st at 04:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Richard Montpetit, Derrière la maison
Lot #249
RICHARD MONTPETIT
Derrière la maison

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1999 on the reverse
9 x 6 ins ( 22.9 x 15.2 cms )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Next bid is: $300.00

Closes May 31st at 04:15:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Norman Laliberté, Pennsylvania Birds
Lot #227
NORMAN LALIBERTÉ
Pennsylvania Birds

mixed media tapestry
signed and dated 1964 lower right
55 x 35 ins ( 139.7 x 88.9 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Next bid is: $300.00

Closes May 31st at 03:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Norman Laliberté, A.D.A.M.
Lot #289
NORMAN LALIBERTÉ
A.D.A.M.

mixed media book sculpture
mixed media sculpture acting as the front and back covers to a trimmed/carved copy of “A.D.A.M.” by Geoffrey Holder (Viking Penguin Inc., USA, 1986)

signed (twice), dated “V.X.89” and 1989 and inscribed to a past owner on the introduction page; signed with initials, titled, inscribed to a past owner and “B13” on the outside back cover piece
14 x 11.25 x 1.5 ins ( 35.6 x 28.6 x 3.8 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Current bid: $200.00
Next bid is: $210.00

Closes May 31st at 04:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Barker Fairley, Portrait of a Lady
Lot #291
BARKER FAIRLEY
Portrait of a Lady

colour lithograph with book
signed and numbered 59/150 in pencil in the lower margin; unframed;
sold together with “Barker Fairley: Portraits” (Gary Michael Dault, Methuen Publications, Agincourt, Ontario, 1981); signed by the artist and numbered 59/150 on the inside front page; accompanied by a booklet by G.M. Dault detailing the project; housed in original linen box
30 x 22.5 ins ( 76.2 x 57.2 cms )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Next bid is: $400.00

Closes May 31st at 05:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Jason Monet, Flower Shirt: Andrea Sitting in a Bathtub
Lot #280
JASON MONET
Flower Shirt: Andrea Sitting in a Bathtub

two works on paper
“Flower Shirt” - charcoal on paper, signed and dated 1967 lower right, 20 x 16 ins (sheet);
“Andrea Sitting in a Bathtub” - marker on paper, signed and dated 1967 lower right, 14 x 20 ins (sheet);
each unframed

20 x 16 ins ( 50.8 x 40.6 cms ) ( largest sheet )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Next bid is: $400.00

Closes May 31st at 04:45:00 PM EDT

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