Post-War & Contemporary Art

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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

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 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 )

This sale is now closed.

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 )

This sale is now closed.

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 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 Charles Pachter, Brink
Lot #41
CHARLES PACHTER
Brink

acrylic on board
initialed and dated 1994 lower right; signed, titled and dated on the reverse
10.25 x 7 ins ( 26 x 17.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized: $3,600.00
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 )

This sale is now closed.

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 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 )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,500.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized: $5,040.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

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 )

This sale is now closed.

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 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 )

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

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 )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized: $2,040.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

Artwork by Glenn Priestly , The Collector
Lot #21
GLENN PRIESTLY
The Collector

oil on paper on canvas
signed lower left; dated 1992 on the framing lower right; titled and dated 1991 to a gallery label on the reverse
27 x 21 ins ( 68.6 x 53.3 cms )

This sale is now closed.

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 )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized: $1,680.00
Sale date: January 31st 2023

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 )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,000.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized: $960.00
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.

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