Historical Canadian Art

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Artwork by Barker Fairley, Pool, Algonquin Park
Lot #131
BARKER FAIRLEY
Pool, Algonquin Park

oil on board
signed upper right; titled and dated 1963 on the reverse
11.5 x 14 ins ( 29.2 x 35.6 cms )

Estimated: $4,500.00$3,500.00 - $4,500.00

Next bid is: $3,000.00

Closes May 31st at 02:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Barker Fairley, Birches: Dorset
Lot #132
BARKER FAIRLEY
Birches: Dorset

oil on board
signed lower left; signed, titled, dated 1963 and inscribed “Property of Sherry B (indistinct)” on the reverse
11.5 x 14 ins ( 29.2 x 35.6 cms )

Estimated: $4,500.00$3,500.00 - $4,500.00

Next bid is: $3,000.00

Closes May 31st at 02:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Bertram Richard Brooker, Oaks on Assiniboine
Lot #133
BERTRAM RICHARD BROOKER
Oaks on Assiniboine

ink on paper
signed with initials lower right; titled and dated “August 14, 1929” on a label on the reverse
8 x 8 ins ( 20.3 x 20.3 cms ) ( sight )

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

Current bid: $900.00
Next bid is: $950.00

Closes May 31st at 02:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Frederick Horsman Varley, Forest (possibly near Ottawa)
Lot #134
FREDERICK HORSMAN VARLEY
Forest (possibly near Ottawa)

pencil drawing
signed lower right
9.5 x 12 ins ( 24.1 x 30.5 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $3,000.00$2,500.00 - $3,000.00

Next bid is: $2,500.00

Closes May 31st at 02:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Arthur Lismer, Rocks and Pine
Lot #135
ARTHUR LISMER
Rocks and Pine

ink on paper
signed and dated 1931 lower left
10 x 14 ins ( 25.4 x 35.6 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00

Current bid: $2,400.00
Next bid is: $2,600.00

Closes May 31st at 02:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by John Goodwin Lyman, Cape Cod; Cape Cod; Study of a Landscape
Lot #136
JOHN GOODWIN LYMAN
Cape Cod; Cape Cod; Study of a Landscape


- “Cape Cod” (ink and pencil on paper, signed lower right; titled on the reverse; 9 x 12.75 ins [sheet[);
- “Cape Cod” (charcoal and chalk on paper, signed lower right; titled and dated 1958 on the reverse; 9 x 11.75 ins [sheet])
- “Study of a Landscape” (oil on canvas, 4.25 x 12.75 ins);
each unframed
9 x 12.75 ins ( 22.9 x 32.4 cms ) ( largest sheet )

Estimated: $1,500.00$1,200.00 - $1,500.00

Next bid is: $1,000.00

Closes May 31st at 02:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Carl Fellman Schaefer, Hillside, Spring, Raven Lake, Haliburton
Lot #137
CARL FELLMAN SCHAEFER
Hillside, Spring, Raven Lake, Haliburton

watercolour
signed and dated “May 19, 1969” lower right; titled and dated on the reverse
10.75 x 14.25 ins ( 27.3 x 36.2 cms ) ( sight )

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

Next bid is: $2,000.00

Closes May 31st at 02:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Aaron Allan Edson, Exploring the Bridle Path, Mount Royal, Montreal
Lot #138
AARON ALLAN EDSON
Exploring the Bridle Path, Mount Royal, Montreal

oil on board
23 x 17 ins ( 58.4 x 43.2 cms )

Estimated: $1,000.00$800.00 - $1,000.00

Next bid is: $700.00

Closes May 31st at 02:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Aaron Allan Edson, The Bridle Path, Mount Royal, Montreal
Lot #139
AARON ALLAN EDSON
The Bridle Path, Mount Royal, Montreal

oil on board
titled on the reverse
23 x 17 ins ( 58.4 x 43.2 cms )

Estimated: $1,000.00$800.00 - $1,000.00

Next bid is: $700.00

Closes May 31st at 02:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Alfred Worsley Holdstock, St. Wabassee on Rivière aux Lièvres C.E.
Lot #140
ALFRED WORSLEY HOLDSTOCK
St. Wabassee on Rivière aux Lièvres C.E.

pastel on paper
signed and titled in graphite at the lower edge
9.75 x 13.375 ins ( 24.8 x 34 cms ) ( sheet )

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

Next bid is: $800.00

Closes May 31st at 02:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by James Pattison Cockburn, The View of the Falls of Montmorency (Quebec in the Distance); The View of Cape Diamond and Wolf's Cove From Point à Pizeau, Near Quebec
Lot #141
JAMES PATTISON COCKBURN
The View of the Falls of Montmorency (Quebec in the Distance); The View of Cape Diamond and Wolf's Cove From Point à Pizeau, Near Quebec

two colour aquatints on paper
published by Ackermann & Co., London, 1833
17.25 x 26.75 ins ( 43.8 x 67.9 cms ) ( plate size (each) )

Estimated: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00

Next bid is: $450.00

Closes May 31st at 02:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Frederick Arthur Verner, Twilight
Lot #142
FREDERICK ARTHUR VERNER
Twilight

watercolour
signed and dated 1895 lower right; typed title on a label on the reverse
13 x 20 ins ( 33 x 50.8 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $1,200.00$900.00 - $1,200.00

Current bid: $750.00
Next bid is: $800.00

Closes May 31st at 02:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by George Hart Hughes, Summer Landscape (Montreal)
Lot #143
GEORGE HART HUGHES
Summer Landscape (Montreal)

oil on canvas
signed and inscribed Montreal lower left
5.5 x 7.25 ins ( 14 x 18.4 cms )

Estimated: $1,500.00$1,200.00 - $1,500.00

Next bid is: $1,000.00

Closes May 31st at 02:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Bernice Fenwick Martin, Lumber Mill
Lot #144
BERNICE FENWICK MARTIN
Lumber Mill

oil on board
inscribed “179” and “EI50” on the reverse; an unfinished landscape on the reverse
10 x 13.5 ins ( 25.4 x 34.3 cms )

Estimated: $1,200.00$900.00 - $1,200.00

Next bid is: $800.00

Closes May 31st at 02:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Peter Clapham Sheppard, Waterfall
Lot #145
PETER CLAPHAM SHEPPARD
Waterfall

oil on board
signed lower left
10.5 x 8.25 ins ( 26.7 x 21 cms )

Estimated: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00

Current bid: $1,500.00
Next bid is: $1,600.00

Closes May 31st at 02:30:00 PM EDT

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