The Art of Barbara Mercer

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Artwork by Barbara E. Mercer, Winter Garden
Lot #260
BARBARA E. MERCER
Winter Garden

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1985 lower right; signed, titled, dated “December, 1985” and inscribed “Spirit Pond Suite” on the reverse
32 x 32 ins ( 81.3 x 81.3 cms )

Estimated: $500.00$400.00 - $500.00

Current bid: $200.00
Next bid is: $210.00

Closes August 23rd at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Barbara E. Mercer, Stray Chick “Chen”
Lot #261
BARBARA E. MERCER
Stray Chick “Chen”

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1987 lower right; signed, titled and dated “Aug. 12/87” on the reverse; unframed
14 x 18 ins ( 35.6 x 45.7 cms )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Next bid is: $100.00

Closes August 23rd at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Barbara E. Mercer, Eva Terp’s Easter Tulips
Lot #262
BARBARA E. MERCER
Eva Terp’s Easter Tulips

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1992 lower right; signed, titled, dated “April 27, 1992” and inscribed “No. 213/83” & “Series - The Search for Harmony at Spirit Pond” on the reverse; unframed
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Estimated: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00

Next bid is: $150.00

Closes August 23rd at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Barbara E. Mercer, Birthday Love Songs
Lot #263
BARBARA E. MERCER
Birthday Love Songs

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1990 lower right; signed, titled, dated “Jan. 29/90” and inscribed “Spirit Pond Suite - The Search for Harmony at Spirit Pond” on the reverse
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Estimated: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00

Current bid: $150.00
Next bid is: $160.00

Closes August 23rd at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Barbara E. Mercer, Piano Offerings
Lot #264
BARBARA E. MERCER
Piano Offerings

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1999 lower right; signed, titled and dated “Jan/99” on the reverse; unframed
16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $110.00
Next bid is: $120.00

Closes August 23rd at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Barbara E. Mercer, Portrait of Glenn Gould
Lot #265
BARBARA E. MERCER
Portrait of Glenn Gould

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1983 lower right; inscribed “Glenn Gould” lower left; inscribed “For Gerry Moses, Payment for Commissioned Poem; For Glen Gould in Memoriam, 1982.” on a label on the reverse;
16 x 12 ins ( 40.6 x 30.5 cms )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Current bid: $100.00
Next bid is: $110.00

Closes August 23rd at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Barbara E. Mercer, Anonymous Valentine
Lot #266
BARBARA E. MERCER
Anonymous Valentine

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1998 lower right; signed, titled, dated “Feb. 24/98” and inscribed “#260” on the reverse; unframed
40 x 30 ins ( 101.6 x 76.2 cms )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Next bid is: $200.00

Closes August 23rd at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Barbara E. Mercer, Source of Dreams
Lot #267
BARBARA E. MERCER
Source of Dreams

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1990 lower right; signed, titled, dated “Feb. 19/90” and inscribed “No. 161” & “Spirit Pond Suite - The Search for Harmony at Spirit Pond” on the reverse; unframed
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Estimated: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00

Next bid is: $150.00

Closes August 23rd at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Barbara E. Mercer, Cat Dreams No. 1
Lot #268
BARBARA E. MERCER
Cat Dreams No. 1

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1995 lower right; signed, titled, dated “Saturday, Dec. 2/95” and inscribed “Series - Be My Love” on the reverse; unframed
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Estimated: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00

Current bid: $110.00
Next bid is: $120.00

Closes August 23rd at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Barbara E. Mercer, King’s Ransome
Lot #269
BARBARA E. MERCER
King’s Ransome

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1998 lower right; signed, titled, dated “May 21/98” and inscribed “Rose Bush Gift for B.E.M.’s 65 Birthday, May 13/98” on the reverse; unframed
40 x 30 ins ( 101.6 x 76.2 cms )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Next bid is: $200.00

Closes August 23rd at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Barbara E. Mercer, Waiting at the Pond
Lot #270
BARBARA E. MERCER
Waiting at the Pond

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1986 lower right; signed, titled, dated “Oct. 21, 1986” and inscribed “Series - Spirit Pond Suite No. 33” on the reverse
30 x 30 ins ( 76.2 x 76.2 cms )

Estimated: $500.00$400.00 - $500.00

Next bid is: $200.00

Closes August 23rd at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Barbara E. Mercer, A Collection of Sketchbooks
Lot #271
BARBARA E. MERCER
A Collection of Sketchbooks

eleven sketchbooks
Including ink drawings of members of the Brampton Symphony Orchestra
18.25 x 15.25 ins ( 46.4 x 38.7 cms ) ( each )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Next bid is: $300.00

Closes August 23rd at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Barbara E. Mercer, Stray Chicken No. 3
Lot #272
BARBARA E. MERCER
Stray Chicken No. 3

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1987 lower right; signed, titled and dated “August 4, 1987” on the reverse; unframed
14 x 18 ins ( 35.6 x 45.7 cms )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Next bid is: $100.00

Closes August 23rd at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Barbara E. Mercer, My Cat Frigga in the Garden
Lot #273
BARBARA E. MERCER
My Cat Frigga in the Garden

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1998 lower right; signed, titled, dated “July/98” and inscribed “#266” on the reverse; unframed
24 x 20 ins ( 61 x 50.8 cms )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Current bid: $160.00
Next bid is: $170.00

Closes August 23rd at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Barbara E. Mercer, Lilies in the Pond
Lot #274
BARBARA E. MERCER
Lilies in the Pond

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1986 lower right; signed, titled, dated “July 17, 1986” and inscribed “Sprit Pond Series No. 15” on the reverse
34 x 34 ins ( 86.4 x 86.4 cms )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Next bid is: $200.00

Closes August 23rd at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Barbara E. Mercer, A Collection of Sketchbooks
Lot #275
BARBARA E. MERCER
A Collection of Sketchbooks

seven sketchbooks
Including ink drawings of members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
16.25 x 13.5 ins ( 41.3 x 34.3 cms ) ( each )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Next bid is: $300.00

Closes August 23rd at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Barbara E. Mercer, Spring Moon
Lot #276
BARBARA E. MERCER
Spring Moon

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1990 lower right; signed, titled, dated “March 9/90” and inscribed “No. 168” & “Spirit Pond Suite - The Search for Harmony at Spirit Pond” on the reverse; unframed
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Estimated: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00

Next bid is: $150.00

Closes August 23rd at 04:30:00 PM EDT

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