Post-War & Contemporary Art

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Artwork by Michael Adamson, Gold Delivered as Years
Lot #43
MICHAEL ADAMSON
Gold Delivered as Years

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 2008 on the reverse
40 x 36 ins ( 101.6 x 91.4 cms )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Yaacov Agam, Geometric Abstraction
Lot #37
YAACOV AGAM
Geometric Abstraction

colour serigraph
signed and numbered 3/27 in the lower margin
8 x 10.5 ins ( 20.3 x 26.7 cms ) ( image )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized: $720.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

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 )

This sale is now closed.

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 Edward John Bartram, Glacial Intrusions, Precambrian Shield Series
Lot #31
EDWARD JOHN BARTRAM
Glacial Intrusions, Precambrian Shield Series

etching and aquatint
signed, titled and numbered 27/45 in the lower margin
23.5 x 17.5 ins ( 59.7 x 44.5 cms ) ( plate size )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized: $720.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

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 )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized: $660.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Ronald William Bolt, The Nameless Hour #24
Lot #38
RONALD WILLIAM BOLT
The Nameless Hour #24

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1975 lower right; signed, titled and dated on the reverse
44 x 44 ins ( 111.8 x 111.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized: $5,040.00
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 Jack Hamilton Bush, Cross Over
Lot #42
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Cross Over

serigraph on paper
signed and dated 1974 in the lower left margin; editioned A.P. XVII/XXV in the lower right margin; titled on the gallery label on the reverse
27.5 x 19.5 ins ( 69.9 x 49.5 cms ) ( plate size )

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

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 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 )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00
Price Realized: $1,200.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

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 )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized: $1,560.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

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 )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized: $450.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Untitled Tapestry
Lot #40
SOREL ETROG
Untitled Tapestry

acrylic fibre tapestry
signed, dated 1976 and numbered 12/25 lower left (stitched); unframed
97.5 x 49.5 ins ( 247.7 x 125.7 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized: $3,000.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

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 )

This sale is now closed.

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 )

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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 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 )

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

Artwork by Lise Gervais, “Tison” o Bûcher
Lot #46
LISE GERVAIS
“Tison” o Bûcher

oil on canvas board
signed and titled along the lower edge
5 x 7 ins ( 12.7 x 17.8 cms )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Lise Gervais, Premier Petit d’un Malin Gris
Lot #32
LISE GERVAIS
Premier Petit d’un Malin Gris

oil on canvas board
titled on the reverse
4 x 5 ins ( 10.2 x 12.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized: $420.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

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