Historical Canadian Art

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Artwork by Thomas Mower Martin, Still Life of Cardinal and Blue Jay
Lot #184
THOMAS MOWER MARTIN
Still Life of Cardinal and Blue Jay

watercolour
signed lower right
7.25 x 11.75 ins ( 18.4 x 29.8 cms )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Current bid: $200.00
Next bid is: $210.00

Closes May 31st at 03:15:00 PM EDT

Artwork by William Edwin Atkinson, The Cascade in Duke’s Woods, Peter Tavy, Devon
Lot #130
WILLIAM EDWIN ATKINSON
The Cascade in Duke’s Woods, Peter Tavy, Devon

watercolour
signed and dated 1924 lower right; titled and dated November 1924 on the reverse
15 x 9.75 ins ( 38.1 x 24.8 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Current bid: $300.00
Next bid is: $325.00

Closes May 31st at 02:15:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Charles William Jefferys, Tree; House
Lot #182
CHARLES WILLIAM JEFFERYS
Tree; House

two graphites
“Tree” - signed with initials and dated “Sept. 2 - 93” lower left; 5 x 6.75 ins (sight);
“House” - 2.75 x 4.5 ins (sight)
5 x 6.75 ins ( 12.7 x 17.1 cms ) ( largest sight )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Next bid is: $300.00

Closes May 31st at 03:15:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Henry Reed (Harry) McDonic, Toronto Railway Yards, 1952
Lot #165
HENRY REED (HARRY) MCDONIC
Toronto Railway Yards, 1952

watercolour
signed lower right
14.75 x 21.75 ins ( 37.5 x 55.2 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Next bid is: $350.00

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

Artwork by Bernice Fenwick Martin, Still Life of Flowers
Lot #181
BERNICE FENWICK MARTIN
Still Life of Flowers

oil on board
signed lower right; estate stamp on the reverse; unframed
10 x 12 ins ( 25.4 x 30.5 cms )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Next bid is: $400.00

Closes May 31st at 03:15:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald, View from the Window with Two Jugs
Lot #179
LIONEL LEMOINE FITZGERALD
View from the Window with Two Jugs

linocut
inscribed “3rd Print 16-12-42” in the lower margin”
9.25 x 4 ins ( 23.5 x 10.2 cms ) ( plate size )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Current bid: $300.00
Next bid is: $325.00

Closes May 31st at 03:15:00 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 Thomas Albert Stone, Winter Road
Lot #174
THOMAS ALBERT STONE
Winter Road

oil on board
signed lower right
16 x 22 ins ( 40.6 x 55.9 cms )

Estimated: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00

Next bid is: $500.00

Closes May 31st at 03:00:00 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 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 Lionel MacDonald Stephenson, Fort Garry (1869); Fort Garry (1879)
Lot #183
LIONEL MACDONALD STEPHENSON
Fort Garry (1869); Fort Garry (1879)

pair of oil paintings
- “Fort Garry” (signed with initials, titled and dated 1869);
- “Fort Garry” (signed with initials, titled and dated 1879)
12.25 x 18.25 ins ( 31.1 x 46.4 cms ) ( each )

Estimated: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00

Current bid: $600.00
Next bid is: $650.00

Closes May 31st at 03:15:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith, Western Landscape
Lot #172
FREDERIC MARLETT BELL-SMITH
Western Landscape

watercolour
signed lower right
6.5 x 10 ins ( 16.5 x 25.4 cms )

Estimated: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00

Next bid is: $550.00

Closes May 31st at 03:00:00 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

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