Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art

You are viewing artwork included in the Cowley Abbott Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art, taking place on Wednesday, June 15th at Toronto's Globe & Mail Centre. In-Person, Absentee, Telephone and Real-Time Online Bidding is available to collectors for participation in this auction. Purchased artwork is subject to the 20% Buyer's Premium (21% if purchased via Auction Mobility's interface) and applicable taxes. Further details regarding buying with Cowley Abbott can be found by referring to our Conditions of Sale and the "How to Purchase" page.

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Saint-Tite-des-Caps
Lot #16
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Saint-Tite-des-Caps

oil on canvas
signed lower left; signed, titled, dated “April 1946” and inscribed “Studio Building; Severn St.,Toronto” on the stretcher
19 x 24 ins ( 48.3 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $120,000.00$80,000.00 - $120,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Harold Barling Town, Death of a Platitude
Lot #17
HAROLD BARLING TOWN
Death of a Platitude

oil and lucite 44 on canvas
signed and dated 1965 lower right; signed, dated and two handprints on the reverse; titled on the stretcher
52 x 52 ins ( 132.1 x 132.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $22,000.00$18,000.00 - $22,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by René Marcil, Abstract #34 (Empire)
Lot #18
RENÉ MARCIL
Abstract #34 (Empire)

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1957 lower right (also signed and dated 1956 vertically upper right); inscribed “Empire” on the stretcher
41 x 49.25 ins ( 104.1 x 125.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $25,000.00$20,000.00 - $25,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Tom Thomson, Nocturne
Lot #19
TOM THOMSON
Nocturne

oil on panel
estate stamp lower left; titled, dated 1916, estate stamp and inscribed “Beatrice” on the reverse; catalogue raisonné no. 1916.82
8.25 x 10.5 ins ( 21 x 26.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,200,000.00$900,000.00 - $1,200,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Arthur Lismer, Farm in Quebec, North Shore
Lot #20
ARTHUR LISMER
Farm in Quebec, North Shore

oil on board
signed lower left & lower right; signed and inscribed “Quebec Pastures” and “Toronto” on the reverse; signed, titled and dated 1928 on a label on the reverse
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Frank Hans Johnston, Fall Reflections
Lot #21
FRANK HANS JOHNSTON
Fall Reflections

tempera
signed lower left
14 x 14.5 ins ( 35.6 x 36.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $18,000.00$14,000.00 - $18,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Muskoka Farm
Lot #22
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Muskoka Farm

oil on canvas
signed lower left
24 x 32 ins ( 61 x 81.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Cornelius Krieghoff, French Canadian Habitants Playing at Cards
Lot #23
CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF
French Canadian Habitants Playing at Cards

oil on canvas
signed lower left
14 x 20 ins ( 35.6 x 50.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $200,000.00$100,000.00 - $200,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Gershon Iskowitz, Late Summer Evening
Lot #24
GERSHON ISKOWITZ
Late Summer Evening

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1962 lower right; Gershon Iskowitz Foundation stamp (Inventory #B19) on the reverse
45 x 50 ins ( 114.3 x 127 cms )

Auction Estimate: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Gordon Appelbe Smith, M.G.T. #4
Lot #25
GORDON APPELBE SMITH
M.G.T. #4

oil on canvas
signed lower right; stamped signature and titled on the reverse
56 x 65 ins ( 142.2 x 165.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Guido Molinari, Série noir/blanc
Lot #26
GUIDO MOLINARI
Série noir/blanc

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated “11/67” on the reverse
81 x 68 ins ( 205.7 x 172.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $300,000.00$200,000.00 - $300,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Bertram Richard Brooker, Still Life (Variation No.3)
Lot #27
BERTRAM RICHARD BROOKER
Still Life (Variation No.3)

oil on board
signed lower right; titled and estate stamps on the reverse
11 x 14.25 ins ( 27.9 x 36.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $16,000.00$12,000.00 - $16,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Paul-Émile Borduas, Solitude du Clown, 1950
Lot #28
PAUL-ÉMILE BORDUAS
Solitude du Clown, 1950

watercolour
signed and dated 1950 lower left; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
8.75 x 11 ins ( 22.2 x 27.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$10,000.00 - $15,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Jean-Philippe Dallaire, Calcul lunaire
Lot #29
JEAN-PHILIPPE DALLAIRE
Calcul lunaire

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1957 upper left; signed, titled, dated “julliet-septembre 1957” and inscribed “Ville St-Laurent, P.Q., Canada” on the reverse
34 x 26 ins ( 86.4 x 66 cms )

Auction Estimate: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Study for Hasidic Head
Lot #30
SOREL ETROG
Study for Hasidic Head

bronze
stamped signature and edition (3/7) on the base
13 x 11 x 10.5 ins ( 33 x 27.9 x 26.7 cms ) ( overall, including base )

Auction Estimate: $25,000.00$20,000.00 - $25,000.00

Sale Date: June 15th 2022

Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art

Wednesday, June 15th at 7:00 pm EDT
The Globe & Mail Centre
351 King Street East, Toronto

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