Post-War & Contemporary Art

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Artwork by Michael Forster, Landscape
Lot #48
MICHAEL FORSTER
Landscape

oil on canvas
initialed and dated 1967 lower left; signed and dated on the reverse
25.75 x 33.75 ins ( 65.4 x 85.7 cms )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Robert John Young, Study For... (1989); Drawing #1 (1985)
Lot #49
ROBERT JOHN YOUNG
Study For... (1989); Drawing #1 (1985)

oil on board; mixed media on paper
- “Study For...” (oil on board, signed and dated “Dec/89” on the reverse; titled and dated 1989 to a gallery label on the reverse - 13 x 9 3/4 ins.);
- “Drawing #1” (mixed media on paper, signed, titled and dated “September 1985” upper right - 42 x 29.5 ins. [sheet]);
13 x 9.5 ins ( 33 x 24.1 cms )

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Artwork by John Richard Fox, Sleeping Figure
Lot #50
JOHN RICHARD FOX
Sleeping Figure

bronze
signed (incised) to the base
6 x 15.5 x 19 ins ( 15.2 x 39.4 x 48.3 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized: $780.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Ricardo Rumi, But Me My Eyes
Lot #51
RICARDO RUMI
But Me My Eyes

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 2020 lower right; signed, titled and dated 2020 on the reverse & stretcher
40 x 31.25 ins ( 101.6 x 79.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $1,800.00$1,400.00 - $1,800.00
Price Realized: $660.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Gerald Gladstone, Lakescape
Lot #52
GERALD GLADSTONE
Lakescape

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 2002 on the reverse
30 x 40 ins ( 76.2 x 101.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized: $390.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by  Various Artists, Vehicule Art, “Directions Montréal, 1972-1976” (Portfolio of 16 Exhibition Posters)
Lot #53
VARIOUS ARTISTS
Vehicule Art, “Directions Montréal, 1972-1976” (Portfolio of 16 Exhibition Posters)

portfolio of 16 posters
suite of 16 posters in various media published by Véhicule Art Inc., 1976; each unframed and housed in a cardboard portfolio.

Full catalogue listing in details
26 x 20 ins ( 66 x 50.8 cms ) ( each sheet )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized: $1,320.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Ronald William Bolt, Transcendent Night, June
Lot #54
RONALD WILLIAM BOLT
Transcendent Night, June

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1990 lower right; signed, titled and dated on the reverse
37.5 x 40 x 1.25 ins ( 95.3 x 101.6 x 3.2 cms )

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Artwork by David Alexander Colville, French Cross; Three Sheep; Target Shooting
Lot #55
DAVID ALEXANDER COLVILLE
French Cross; Three Sheep; Target Shooting

three photolithographic reproductions
- “French Cross” (signed, titled and numbered “41/100 AP” in the lower margin - “18.75 x 26 ins. [image]);
- “Three Sheep” (signed, titled and numbered “27/100 AP” in the lower margin - “13.5 x 21.5 ins. [image]);
- “Target Shooting” (signed, titled and numbered “18/100 AP” in the lower margin - “18 x 17.75 ins. [image]);
each unframed
18.75 x 26 ins ( 47.6 x 66 cms ) ( largest (image) )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized: $1,200.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by William Goodridge Roberts, Cedars in a Clearing, Laurentians
Lot #56
WILLIAM GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
Cedars in a Clearing, Laurentians

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

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Artwork by John Hall, Tlaxcala
Lot #57
JOHN HALL
Tlaxcala

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1988 lower right; signed, titled and dated 1988 on the reverse; titled and and dated to a gallery label
23.75 x 23.75 ins ( 60.3 x 60.3 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,500.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized: $2,640.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Paul Sharits, Concepts “Episodic Generation”
Lot #58
PAUL SHARITS
Concepts “Episodic Generation”

coloured markers on a found sheet
signed and dated 1976 lower right, titled lower left; unframed (matted)
14 x 8.5 ins ( 35.6 x 21.6 cms ) ( sight )

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Artwork by Gerald Gladstone, Simcoe Tree Line
Lot #59
GERALD GLADSTONE
Simcoe Tree Line

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1999 lower left; signed, titled and dated 1998 on the reverse
30 x 40 ins ( 76.2 x 101.6 cms )

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Artwork by Anne Meredith Barry, Big Wave #2 (On my Beach)
Lot #60
ANNE MEREDITH BARRY
Big Wave #2 (On my Beach)

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1988 on the reverse
42 x 60 ins ( 106.7 x 152.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized: $6,600.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Otto Donald Rogers, Hallowed Surroundings
Lot #61
OTTO DONALD ROGERS
Hallowed Surroundings

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1982 on the reverse; titled twice on an artist and gallery label on the stretcher
48 x 48 ins ( 121.9 x 121.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized: $4,440.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

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