Post-War & Contemporary Art

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Artwork by Will Gorlitz, The Future of an Illusion
Lot #1
WILL GORLITZ
The Future of an Illusion

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1987 on the reverse; titled and dated 1987 to a gallery label on the reverse
30 x 40 ins ( 76.2 x 101.6 cms )

Estimated: $3,000.00$2,500.00 - $3,000.00

Current bid: $2,000.00
Next bid is: $2,200.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by Wanda Koop, Airplane
Lot #2
WANDA KOOP
Airplane

oil on board
tilted to a gallery label on the reverse
9 x 10 ins ( 22.9 x 25.4 cms )

Estimated: $2,500.00$1,500.00 - $2,500.00

Current bid: $1,300.00
Next bid is: $1,400.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by Richard Borthwick Gorman, Untitled
Lot #3
RICHARD BORTHWICK GORMAN
Untitled

oil on canvas
signed and dated 2001 lower left
24 x 20 ins ( 61 x 50.8 cms )

Estimated: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00

Current bid: $1,000.00
Next bid is: $1,100.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by Anne Meredith Barry, Mountain Landscape, Late Autumn
Lot #4
ANNE MEREDITH BARRY
Mountain Landscape, Late Autumn

mixed media on paper
signed lower right; initialed on the reverse
28 x 22 ins ( 71.1 x 55.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00

Next bid is: $1,500.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by Gregory Richard Curnoe, Facing South, Sauble Beach
Lot #5
GREGORY RICHARD CURNOE
Facing South, Sauble Beach

watercolour
signed, titled and dated “June 6, 1983” upper left; unframed (matted)
9 x 12 ins ( 22.9 x 30.5 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00

Next bid is: $1,100.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by Ronald Boaks, The Marriage of Chance and Intention
Lot #6
RONALD BOAKS
The Marriage of Chance and Intention

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated “April 1996” on the reverse
45.5 x 89 ins ( 115.6 x 226.1 cms )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Current bid: $350.00
Next bid is: $375.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by Toller Cranston, Untitled Portrait
Lot #7
TOLLER CRANSTON
Untitled Portrait

acrylic on paper
signed and dated 2009 lower right
29.25 x 21.25 ins ( 74.3 x 54 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00

Next bid is: $1,000.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by Gordon McKinley Webber, Highway #10, Montana
Lot #8
GORDON MCKINLEY WEBBER
Highway #10, Montana

oil on canvas board
signed, titled and dated “May 13, 1962” on the reverse
16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms )

Estimated: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00

Next bid is: $1,200.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by Ronald York Wilson, Two Gondolas
Lot #9
RONALD YORK WILSON
Two Gondolas

oil on canvas
signed lower left; titled on an artist label on the reverse; sold together with “York Wilson” (Paul Duval, Wallack Galleries, Ottawa, 1978)
28 x 20 ins ( 71.1 x 50.8 cms )

Estimated: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00

Current bid: $650.00
Next bid is: $700.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by Toni Onley, Darkening Land; Driftwood
Lot #10
TONI ONLEY
Darkening Land; Driftwood

two colour serigraphs
- “Darkening Land” (signed, titled and numbered 19/33 in the lower margin - 11 x 15 ins. [sight];
- “Driftwood” (signed, titled and numbered 16/36 in the lower margin - 11 x 15 ins. [sight]
11 x 15 ins ( 27.9 x 38.1 cms ) ( each image )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Current bid: $350.00
Next bid is: $375.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by Landon Mackenzie, The Blue Turns the Yellow to Green... (Study from Oldman River Expedition)
Lot #11
LANDON MACKENZIE
The Blue Turns the Yellow to Green... (Study from Oldman River Expedition)

mixed media on paper
initialed lower right; titled lower centre
11 x 14 ins ( 27.9 x 35.6 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00

Next bid is: $800.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by Robert Markle, Untitled Abstract
Lot #12
ROBERT MARKLE
Untitled Abstract

acrylic on unstretched canvas
unframed
54.75 x 49.5 ins ( 139.1 x 125.7 cms ) ( subject )

Estimated: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00

Current bid: $700.00
Next bid is: $750.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by Gerald William Scott, Portrait of Joyce Scott
Lot #13
GERALD WILLIAM SCOTT
Portrait of Joyce Scott

oil on canvas
signed lower right; unframed
24 x 18 ins ( 61 x 45.7 cms )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Next bid is: $300.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by William Featherstone, Pow Wow Dog Critics
Lot #14
WILLIAM FEATHERSTONE
Pow Wow Dog Critics


acrylic, ink and graphite on canvas mounted to board
signed, titled and dated 1982 in the lower margin; signed and titled on the reverse
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Estimated: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00

Next bid is: $400.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by Duncan De Kergommeaux, Spring Run #9 (Meech Creek)
Lot #15
DUNCAN DE KERGOMMEAUX
Spring Run #9 (Meech Creek)

oil on linen mounted on board
initialed lower right; signed, titled, dated 2004 and inscribed “391” on the reverse; titled to a gallery label on the reverse
18 x 18 ins ( 45.7 x 45.7 cms )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Current bid: $375.00
Next bid is: $400.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by Guy Michon, Daffodils
Lot #16
GUY MICHON
Daffodils

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1964 lower right; signed, titled and dated on the reverse; titled and dated on a label on the stretcher on the reverse
30 x 40 ins ( 76.2 x 101.6 cms ) ( R37 )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Current bid: $425.00
Next bid is: $450.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by John Hall, Pratt
Lot #17
JOHN HALL
Pratt

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1987 on the reverse; titled and dated to a gallery label on the reverse
12 x 12 ins ( 30.5 x 30.5 cms )

Estimated: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00

Next bid is: $1,200.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by Robert Markle, The Body is a Garden of Signs
Lot #18
ROBERT MARKLE
The Body is a Garden of Signs

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1987 on the reverse; unframed
52 x 84 ins ( 132.1 x 213.4 cms )

Estimated: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00

Next bid is: $2,000.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by Balint Zsako, Drawn Negatives
Lot #19
BALINT ZSAKO
Drawn Negatives

ink on film
64 x 45 ins ( 162.6 x 114.3 cms )

Estimated: $2,000.00$1,000.00 - $2,000.00

Next bid is: $800.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by Michael French, The Unicorn Hiding
Lot #20
MICHAEL FRENCH
The Unicorn Hiding

acrylic on panel
signed, titled and dated 1985 lower left; titled and dated on the gallery label
22 x 40 ins ( 55.9 x 101.6 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $3,000.00$2,500.00 - $3,000.00

Next bid is: $2,000.00

Closes January 31st at 02:00:00 PM EST

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