Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art

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Artwork by Hortense Mattice Gordon, Untitled (Landscape with Bridge)
Lot #275
HORTENSE MATTICE GORDON
Untitled (Landscape with Bridge)

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1955 lower centre
18 x 24 ins ( 45.7 x 61 cms )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Rita Briansky, Ballerina
Lot #276
RITA BRIANSKY
Ballerina

oil on canvas
signed lower right
28 x 36 ins ( 71.1 x 91.4 cms )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Yves Gaucher, Pli selon pli
Lot #277
YVES GAUCHER
Pli selon pli

colour etching, embossed with chine-collé
signed, titled, numbered 6/30 and dated 1964 in the lower margin; unframed
22.5 x 29.75 ins ( 57.2 x 75.6 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized: $2,400.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by William Hodd McElcheran, Homage to Barlach (Flat Out), 1994
Lot #278
WILLIAM HODD MCELCHERAN
Homage to Barlach (Flat Out), 1994

bronze
signed, dated and numbered 61/100 on the base (incised)
20 x 29 x 9.5 ins ( 50.8 x 73.7 x 24.1 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$9,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized: $9,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Charles Pachter, Moosamour
Lot #280
CHARLES PACHTER
Moosamour

painted aluminum
signed and numbered 9/20 on the underside
13 x 4.5 x 3.5 ins ( 33 x 11.4 x 8.9 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$900.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized: $2,160.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Wanda Koop, Untitled Abstract
Lot #281
WANDA KOOP
Untitled Abstract

acrylic and oil pastel on canvas
unframed
40 x 46 ins ( 101.6 x 116.8 cms )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Albert Jacques Franck, Little Italy
Lot #282
ALBERT JACQUES FRANCK
Little Italy

oil on board
signed and dated 1959 lower left; titled and dated on the artist’s label on the reverse
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Lillian Sarafinchan, Untitled #36
Lot #283
LILLIAN SARAFINCHAN
Untitled #36

oil on canvas
titled and dated 1969 to the stretcher and twice on the reverse, titled to a label on the reverse
30 x 30 ins ( 76.2 x 76.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized: $660.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Michael James Aleck Snow, The Michael Snow Project
Lot #284
MICHAEL JAMES ALECK SNOW
The Michael Snow Project

double-sided vinyl exhibition banner
unframed
72 x 29.5 ins ( 182.9 x 74.9 cms ) ( sheet )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by William Ronald, Daffy the Devil
Lot #285
WILLIAM RONALD
Daffy the Devil

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1990 lower left; signed, titled and dated on the reverse; William Ronald Authentic Inventory No. WRAI.1990.0032
20 x 20 ins ( 50.8 x 50.8 cms )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Alan Caswell Collier, Movement of Spring
Lot #286
ALAN CASWELL COLLIER
Movement of Spring

oil on board
signed lower left; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized: $2,400.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Untitled Tapestry
Lot #287
SOREL ETROG
Untitled Tapestry

acrylic fibre tapestry
signed, dated 1976 and numbered 24/25 lower left (stitched); artist name and edition on label on the reverse; unframed
97.5 x 49.5 ins ( 247.7 x 125.7 cms ) ( overall )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by René Richard, Scene du Mexique
Lot #288
RENÉ RICHARD
Scene du Mexique

oil on board
signed lower left; signed, titled and dated 1968 on the reverse
10 x 12 ins ( 25.4 x 30.5 cms )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Malcolm Rains, Epidamnus
Lot #289
MALCOLM RAINS
Epidamnus

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 2001 on the reverse
16 x 24 ins ( 40.6 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized: $4,080.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Thomas Sherlock Hodgson, Abstracted Female Nude
Lot #290
THOMAS SHERLOCK HODGSON
Abstracted Female Nude

mixed media on canvas
signed and dated 1968 lower left
72 x 37.75 ins ( 182.9 x 95.9 cms )

This sale is now closed.

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