Historical Canadian Art

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Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Sugar Maple, Brownsburg, QC
Lot #360
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Sugar Maple, Brownsburg, QC

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated “September 1965” on the reverse
10.5 x 13.5 ins ( 26.7 x 34.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $22,000.00$18,000.00 - $22,000.00
Price Realized: $22,800.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Robert Wakeham Pilot, Ste. Eustache
Lot #361
ROBERT WAKEHAM PILOT
Ste. Eustache

oil on board
signed and dated 1919 lower right; signed, titled and dated 1919 on the reverse
10.75 x 13.5 ins ( 27.3 x 34.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized: $6,600.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Nicholas de Grandmaison, Untitled
Lot #362
NICHOLAS DE GRANDMAISON
Untitled

pastel
signed lower right
22 x 16 ins ( 55.9 x 40.6 cms ) ( sight )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Orestes (Rick) Nicholas de Grandmaison, Portrait of Fred Larose
Lot #363
ORESTES (RICK) NICHOLAS DE GRANDMAISON
Portrait of Fred Larose

pastel on paper
signed, titled, dated 1938 and inscribed “Hull” in the lower margin
22 x 18 ins ( 55.9 x 45.7 cms ) ( sight )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by James Wilson Morrice, Venetian Woman and Study of Head; Three Studies of Heads; Study of a Child
Lot #364
JAMES WILSON MORRICE
Venetian Woman and Study of Head; Three Studies of Heads; Study of a Child

three pencils on paper
- “Venetian Woman and Study of Head” - titled and dated 1903 on a gallery label on the reverse, 6 x 3.75 ins (sight);
- “Three Studies of Heads” - titled and dated 1903 on a gallery label on the reverse, 6 x 4 ins(sight);
- “Study of a Child” - titled and dated 1903 on a gallery label on the reverse, 6 x 3.75 ins (sight)

6 x 4 ins ( 15.2 x 10.2 cms ) ( largest sight )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized: $1,800.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by James Wilson Morrice, On the Lagoon, Venice; Ducal Palace, Venice (from the Riva Degli Schiavoni”
Lot #365
JAMES WILSON MORRICE
On the Lagoon, Venice; Ducal Palace, Venice (from the Riva Degli Schiavoni”

two pencils on paper
each titled and dated 1903 on a gallery label on the reverse;
- “On the Lagoon” - 4 x 6 ins (sight);
- “Ducal Palace, Venice (from the Riva Degli Schiavoni” - 6 x 3.75 ins (sight)
4 x 6 ins ( 10.2 x 15.2 cms ) ( largest sight )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized: $1,800.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Sarah Jean Munro Maclean, Portrait of a Lady with Scarf
Lot #366
SARAH JEAN MUNRO MACLEAN
Portrait of a Lady with Scarf

oil on canvas
signed lower right
25.75 x 19.75 ins ( 65.4 x 50.2 cms )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Florence Wyle, Seated Male (Candlestick)
Lot #367
FLORENCE WYLE
Seated Male (Candlestick)

bronze
10.5 x 4.75 x 4 ins ( 26.7 x 12.1 x 10.2 cms ) ( overall )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Paul Peel, Statue in a Park
Lot #368
PAUL PEEL
Statue in a Park

oil on canvas mounted to board
14.75 x 10.75 ins ( 37.5 x 27.3 cms )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Maurice Galbraith Cullen, View of Quebec City from the River
Lot #369
MAURICE GALBRAITH CULLEN
View of Quebec City from the River

oil on canvas
titled on the gallery label on the reverse
24 x 18 ins ( 61 x 45.7 cms )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté, Country Path
Lot #370
MARC-AURÈLE DE FOY SUZOR-COTÉ
Country Path

oil on canvas
signed lower right, signed on the stretcher on the reverse; dated c. 1897 to a gallery label on the reverse
8 x 12 ins ( 20.3 x 30.5 cms )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Carl Henry von Ahrens, Two Encampment Scenes
Lot #371
CARL HENRY VON AHRENS
Two Encampment Scenes

two mixed medias on paper, mounted to card
- signed lower right and dated 1888; 6.25 x 9 ins [sheet];
- signed lower left; 6 x 9 inches [sheet]
5.75 x 9 ins ( 14.6 x 22.9 cms ) ( sight (each) )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized: $3,120.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

Artwork by Harry Britton, Autumn Landscape
Lot #372
HARRY BRITTON
Autumn Landscape

oil on board
signed lower right; signed and titled to a gallery label on the reverse
9 x 12 ins ( 22.9 x 30.5 cms )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Norval Road
Lot #373
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Norval Road

pencil drawing
signed lower right; titled upper right
6.5 x 10 ins ( 16.5 x 25.4 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized: $2,520.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2022

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