Historical Canadian Art

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Artwork by Robert Harris, The Skipper’s Daughter
Lot #146
ROBERT HARRIS
The Skipper’s Daughter

oil on canvas on board
signed lower left; inscribed “1st sketch for The Skipper’s Daughter” on the reverse
5.75 x 8.5 ins ( 14.6 x 21.6 cms )

Estimated: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00

Current bid: $1,100.00
Next bid is: $1,200.00

Closes May 31st at 02:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Peleg Franklin Brownell, Interior with Figure
Lot #147
PELEG FRANKLIN BROWNELL
Interior with Figure

oil on canvas board
signed with monogram and dated 1882 upper right
10 x 14 ins ( 25.4 x 35.6 cms )

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

Next bid is: $700.00

Closes May 31st at 02:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Jean-Philippe Dallaire, Portrait d’enfants
Lot #148
JEAN-PHILIPPE DALLAIRE
Portrait d’enfants

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1935 on the reverse
51 x 51 ins ( 129.5 x 129.5 cms )

Estimated: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00

Next bid is: $1,000.00

Closes May 31st at 02:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by John Goodwin Lyman, Study for “The Airplane”
Lot #149
JOHN GOODWIN LYMAN
Study for “The Airplane”

oil on canvas
signed on the reverse; unframed
5.5 x 7.75 ins ( 14 x 19.7 cms )

Estimated: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00

Next bid is: $500.00

Closes May 31st at 02:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Pegi Nicol MacLeod, Portrait of a Boy
Lot #150
PEGI NICOL MACLEOD
Portrait of a Boy

oil on board
signed lower left
10 x 8 ins ( 25.4 x 20.3 cms )

Estimated: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00

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

Closes May 31st at 02:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Alfred Laliberté, Le creuseur d’auge
Lot #151
ALFRED LALIBERTÉ
Le creuseur d’auge

bronze
incised with the artist’s signature, title and “Roman Bronze Works, New York”; mounted on a marble base
12 x 11.5 x 6.25 ins ( 30.5 x 29.2 x 15.9 cms ) ( overall, excluding base )

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

Next bid is: $2,000.00

Closes May 31st at 02:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Peter Clapham Sheppard, Nude Figure Study
Lot #152
PETER CLAPHAM SHEPPARD
Nude Figure Study

oil on canvas
estate stamp on the reverse
34 x 21 ins ( 86.4 x 53.3 cms )

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

Next bid is: $4,000.00

Closes May 31st at 02:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Beatrice Hagarty Robertson, A Quiet Moment
Lot #153
BEATRICE HAGARTY ROBERTSON
A Quiet Moment

oil on canvas
17.25 x 21.5 ins ( 43.8 x 54.6 cms )

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

Next bid is: $900.00

Closes May 31st at 02:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Frederick William Hutchison, Woman on the Beach
Lot #154
FREDERICK WILLIAM HUTCHISON
Woman on the Beach

oil on canvas
signed and titled on the reverse
18.5 x 15.25 ins ( 47 x 38.7 cms )

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

Next bid is: $1,500.00

Closes May 31st at 02:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by George Agnew Reid, Lullaby
Lot #155
GEORGE AGNEW REID
Lullaby

oil on canvas
signed lower left; together with a handwritten note by Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

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

Next bid is: $6,000.00

Closes May 31st at 02:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Nicholas de Grandmaison, Portrait of a Young Man
Lot #156
NICHOLAS DE GRANDMAISON
Portrait of a Young Man

pastel on paper
signed lower right
12.75 x 9.5 ins ( 32.4 x 24.1 cms ) ( sight )

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

Next bid is: $4,000.00

Closes May 31st at 02:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by William Goodridge Roberts, Portrait of a Young Man
Lot #157
WILLIAM GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
Portrait of a Young Man

oil on canvas
signed lower left
22 x 19 ins ( 55.9 x 48.3 cms )

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

Next bid is: $2,500.00

Closes May 31st at 02:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Narcisse Poirier, Self Portait
Lot #158
NARCISSE POIRIER
Self Portait

oil on canvas board
signed and dated 1966 lower right; titled, dated, inscribed “portrait peint par lui même à l'âge de 83 ans” with the artist’s stamp on the reverse
16 x 12 ins ( 40.6 x 30.5 cms )

Estimated: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00

Next bid is: $500.00

Closes May 31st at 02:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Edward Scrope Shrapnel, Dog
Lot #159
EDWARD SCROPE SHRAPNEL
Dog

oil on canvas
signed, dated 1878 and inscribed “Orillia” lower left
13.5 x 18 ins ( 34.3 x 45.7 cms )

Estimated: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00

Next bid is: $300.00

Closes May 31st at 02:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Noon-Day
Lot #160
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Noon-Day

oil on canvas board
signed lower right; signed and titled on a label on the reverse
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Estimated: $2,200.00$1,800.00 - $2,200.00

Current bid: $1,100.00
Next bid is: $1,200.00

Closes May 31st at 02:45:00 PM EDT

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