Post-War & Contemporary Art

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Artwork by Janet Werner, Audrey
Lot #218
JANET WERNER
Audrey

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 2004 on the reverse; unframed
63 x 50 ins ( 160 x 127 cms )

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

Next bid is: $3,000.00

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Artwork by Gregory Richard Curnoe, Self-Portrait
Lot #219
GREGORY RICHARD CURNOE
Self-Portrait

watercolour
signed lower left and inscribed “Sept 6 & 7 1986 / Nov 11 1987 / Apr 20 1988 / June 27 1988” on the upper right edge
7 x 5 ins ( 17.8 x 12.7 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Current bid: $4,500.00
Next bid is: $4,700.00

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Artwork by Armand Vaillancourt, Sculpture #7
Lot #206
ARMAND VAILLANCOURT
Sculpture #7

metal and wood
15.5 x 11 x 9.5 ins ( 39.4 x 27.9 x 24.1 cms ) ( overall (including base) )

Estimated: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00

Current bid: $5,000.00
Next bid is: $5,500.00

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Artwork by Gerald Gladstone, Funnel
Lot #207
GERALD GLADSTONE
Funnel

welded and painted steel
28.5 x 16 x 8 ins ( 72.4 x 40.6 x 20.3 cms ) ( overall (including base) )

Estimated: $2,200.00$1,800.00 - $2,200.00

Next bid is: $1,600.00

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Artwork by Paul-Vanier Beaulieu, Sans titre
Lot #202
PAUL-VANIER BEAULIEU
Sans titre

oil on canvas
signed on the reverse
5.5 x 7 ins ( 14 x 17.8 cms )

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

Current bid: $1,600.00
Next bid is: $1,700.00

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Artwork by Lynne Cohen, Untitled
Lot #216
LYNNE COHEN
Untitled

c print
titled, dated 2008 and numbered 3/5 on a gallery label on the backing on the reverse
32 x 40 ins ( 81.3 x 101.6 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Current bid: $5,600.00
Next bid is: $6,100.00

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Artwork by Barbara Astman, Daily Collage # 48
Lot #217
BARBARA ASTMAN
Daily Collage # 48

collage and digital print
signed, titled, dated 2011 and numbered 1/1 on a gallery label on the backing on the reverse
32 x 42 ins ( 81.3 x 106.7 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00

Next bid is: $2,500.00

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Artwork by Edward Burtynsky, Three Gorges Dam Project, Wushan #3, Yangtze River, China
Lot #215
EDWARD BURTYNSKY
Three Gorges Dam Project, Wushan #3, Yangtze River, China

colour chromogenic print
signed, titled, dated 2002 and numbered 1/10 on a label on the reverse, signed, titled, dated and numbered on a gallery label on the backing on the reverse
27 x 33.5 ins ( 68.6 x 85.1 cms ) ( image )

Estimated: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00

Next bid is: $5,500.00

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Artwork by Harold Barling Town, Snap #40
Lot #220
HAROLD BARLING TOWN
Snap #40

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1973 lower right; signed, titled and dated on the reverse; signed, titled and inscribed “P-1450-0” to the reverse of the framing; titled and dated to three gallery labels on the reverse
29.75 x 29.75 ins ( 75.6 x 75.6 cms )

Estimated: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00

Next bid is: $13,000.00

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Artwork by Walter Hawley Yarwood, Sign
Lot #205
WALTER HAWLEY YARWOOD
Sign

bronze, wood
titled on a copy of the gallery label on the underside of the base
12.25 x 5.5 x 4.25 ins ( 31.1 x 14 x 10.8 cms ) ( overall, including base )

Estimated: $4,000.00$2,000.00 - $4,000.00

Next bid is: $1,500.00

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Artwork by Ron Moppett, Night Studio: Match
Lot #212
RON MOPPETT
Night Studio: Match

oil on panel
signed and dated 1983 on the reverse; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Estimated: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Current bid: $4,000.00
Next bid is: $4,200.00

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Artwork by Christopher Pratt, Night Trestle
Lot #213
CHRISTOPHER PRATT
Night Trestle

serigraph
signed, titled, dated 1983 and numbered 8/48 in the lower margin
19.75 x 19.75 ins ( 50.2 x 50.2 cms ) ( image )

Estimated: $12,000.00$9,000.00 - $12,000.00

Next bid is: $8,000.00

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Artwork by Charles Pachter, Red Amaryllises
Lot #209
CHARLES PACHTER
Red Amaryllises

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 2021 lower right; signed and dated “Dec. 21” on the reverse
24 x 20 ins ( 61 x 50.8 cms )

Estimated: $15,000.00$10,000.00 - $15,000.00

Next bid is: $8,000.00

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Artwork by Charles Pachter, Moosamour
Lot #208
CHARLES PACHTER
Moosamour

painted aluminum
signed and numbered 8/20 on the underside
13 x 4 x 3.5 ins ( 33 x 10.2 x 8.9 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00

Current bid: $2,400.00
Next bid is: $2,600.00

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Artwork by Micah Lexier, One Hundred Pieces of metal Ken Nichol found on the ground as arranged and transformed by me and turned into this multiple
Lot #211
MICAH LEXIER
One Hundred Pieces of metal Ken Nichol found on the ground as arranged and transformed by me and turned into this multiple

acid-etched stainless steel
initialed (twice), dated 2011, numbered 2/5, and inscribed “For PJ” on the reverse; titled, dated 2011, and numbered 2/5 on the gallery label on the reverse
16 x 14 ins ( 40.6 x 35.6 cms ) ( image )

Estimated: $1,000.00$800.00 - $1,000.00

Current bid: $800.00
Next bid is: $850.00

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Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Jeté en l’air
Lot #201
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Jeté en l’air

serigraph in colours
signed, titled, dated 1976 and numbered 11/100 in the lower margin
29.5 x 40 ins ( 74.9 x 101.6 cms ) ( sight )

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

Next bid is: $3,200.00

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Artwork by Marcelle Ferron, Sans titre
Lot #204
MARCELLE FERRON
Sans titre

oil on paper
signed lower right
9.75 x 7.5 ins ( 24.8 x 19.1 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $5,500.00$3,500.00 - $5,500.00

Next bid is: $3,500.00

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Artwork by Charles Pachter, Lookout (Untitled Goat and Tires)
Lot #210
CHARLES PACHTER
Lookout (Untitled Goat and Tires)

mixed media collage
signed and dated 1995 lower right; titled to a label on the reverse
22.25 x 8.75 ins ( 56.5 x 22.2 cms ) ( sheet )

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

Next bid is: $1,000.00

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Artwork by Edward Burtynsky, Before the Flood
Lot #214
EDWARD BURTYNSKY
Before the Flood

boxed limited edition book with giclée print
a published companion to the exhibition “Before the Flood”, this book has a handcrafted binding and is presented within a matching box with a publication/series information label within that is numbered 23.

The book includes:

Edward Burtynsky
“Three Gorges Dam Project, Dam #1, Yangtze River, China”, 2002
achival giclée print
signed and numbered 23/100 in the lower margin
12.5 ins x 15.5 ins (sheet); unframed


12.5 x 15.5 ins ( 31.8 x 39.4 cms ) ( giclée sheet size )

Estimated: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00

Current bid: $600.00
Next bid is: $650.00

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Artwork by William Ronald, Sundark, 1956
Lot #203
WILLIAM RONALD
Sundark, 1956

watercolour on paper
signed and dated 1956 lower right
19.5 x 26 ins ( 49.5 x 66 cms ) ( sight )

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

Current bid: $1,600.00
Next bid is: $1,700.00

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