Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art

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Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, Snowy Cornish Town
Lot #260
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
Snowy Cornish Town

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1958 lower right; titled on the stretcher
26 x 34 ins ( 66 x 86.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $9,000.00$7,000.00 - $9,000.00
Price Realized: $7,800.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Adrien Hébert, Houses in a Landscape
Lot #261
ADRIEN HÉBERT
Houses in a Landscape

oil on canvas
signed lower right
26.25 x 19.25 ins ( 66.7 x 48.9 cms )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Kazuo Nakamura, Untitled Landscape
Lot #262
KAZUO NAKAMURA
Untitled Landscape

oil on board
signed lower right; condition noted
19 x 24 ins ( 48.3 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized: $6,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Ben Reeves, Tree Climber
Lot #263
BEN REEVES
Tree Climber

oil on canvas on panel
signed, titled and dated 2009 on the reverse; unframed
43.5 x 36.25 ins ( 110.5 x 92.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized: $3,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Adrian Williams, Bar Brawl (The Reason I Write)
Lot #264
ADRIAN WILLIAMS
Bar Brawl (The Reason I Write)

mixed media
signed, titled, dated 2003 and titled and dated on a gallery label on the reverse
30 x 28 ins ( 76.2 x 71.1 cms )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Jack Leonard Shadbolt, Sketch for “Muskeg-Country”
Lot #265
JACK LEONARD SHADBOLT
Sketch for “Muskeg-Country”

oil on paper on board
signed and dated 1963 lower right; titled and dated on the reverse, with sketch of a nude man on the reverse
14.5 x 19.75 ins ( 36.8 x 50.2 cms )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Guy Montpetit, Deux cultures, une nation (Serie C. no. 10)
Lot #266
GUY MONTPETIT
Deux cultures, une nation (Serie C. no. 10)

acrylic on canvas
signed (stenciled) and dated “10.9.9.68” and inscribed “Serie C. no. 10” to the stretcher; artist’s stamp to the top, stretcher and the reverse of the frame; titled to a gallery label on the reverse
59.5 x 47.25 ins ( 151.1 x 120 cms )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized: $3,600.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Albert Jacques Franck, Gloucester St. Near Yonge St.
Lot #267
ALBERT JACQUES FRANCK
Gloucester St. Near Yonge St.

oil on masonite
signed and dated 1962 lower right; titled on artist and gallery labels on the reverse
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized: $3,840.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Toni Onley, Blue Stone
Lot #268
TONI ONLEY
Blue Stone

oil on board
signed lower right; titled and dated “January 1982” on the reverse
20 x 24 ins ( 50.8 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized: $3,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Hinged Figures
Lot #269
SOREL ETROG
Hinged Figures

wood with metal hardware
stamped “Etrog” on the base
30.5 x 10.5 ins ( 77.5 x 26.7 cms ) ( overall, including base )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Claude Breeze, Untitled
Lot #270
CLAUDE BREEZE
Untitled

acrylic fibre tapestry
signed and dated 1976 lower right (stitched) & numbered indistinctly (/25) lower left (stitched)
80 x 62 ins ( 203.2 x 157.5 cms ) ( overall )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Harold Elmer Feist, Sympathy Space
Lot #271
HAROLD ELMER FEIST
Sympathy Space

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1982 on the reverse
24 x 84 ins ( 61 x 213.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00
Price Realized: $900.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Robert Markle, Waterloo One-Step
Lot #272
ROBERT MARKLE
Waterloo One-Step

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1988 on the reverse; unframed
84 x 52 ins ( 213.4 x 132.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized: $3,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Peter Sager, Three Untitled Abstracts
Lot #273
PETER SAGER
Three Untitled Abstracts

three mixed media on paper
- “Untitled Abstraction” - mixed media on paper mounted to board, signed and dated 1953 lower right; 20.5 x 16.5 inches [sheet];
- “Untitled Abstraction” - mixed media on paper mounted to card, signed and dated 1944 lower right; 10 x 14 inches [sheet]; unframed;
- “Untitled Abstraction” - mixed media, signed and dated 1944 lower left; 12 x 17 inches [sheet]; unframed
20.5 x 16.5 ins ( 52.1 x 41.9 cms ) ( largest (sheet) )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Bruno Côté, Mer au Mouvement, Cap aux Oies
Lot #274
BRUNO CÔTÉ
Mer au Mouvement, Cap aux Oies

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed and titled on the reverse
30 x 40 ins ( 76.2 x 101.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized: $7,920.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

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