Watercolours & Drawings

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Artwork by Walter Joseph Phillips, Kincardine, Ontario
Lot #111
WALTER JOSEPH PHILLIPS
Kincardine, Ontario

watercolour
signed and dated 1946 lower right
12.25 x 16 ins ( 31.1 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized: $8,400.00
Sale date: February 27th 2024

Artwork by Frederick Arthur Verner, Pastoral Landscape
Lot #112
FREDERICK ARTHUR VERNER
Pastoral Landscape

watercolour
signed and dated 1886 lower right
14.5 x 15 ins ( 36.8 x 38.1 cms ) ( sight )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Lucius Richard O'Brien, Summer Stream
Lot #113
LUCIUS RICHARD O'BRIEN
Summer Stream

watercolour
signed and dated 1891 lower right; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
9.25 x 14 ins ( 23.5 x 35.6 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00
Price Realized: $840.00
Sale date: February 27th 2024

Artwork by Maurice Hall Haycock, Autumn Landscape
Lot #114
MAURICE HALL HAYCOCK
Autumn Landscape

pastel
13.5 x 17.5 ins ( 34.3 x 44.5 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized: $480.00
Sale date: February 27th 2024

Artwork by Owen Staples, Lake of Bays; Dwight
Lot #115
OWEN STAPLES
Lake of Bays; Dwight

two watercolours
- “Lake of Bays” signed and titled lower left
- “Dwight” signed, titled, and dated 1934 lower left
11 x 15.25 ins ( 27.9 x 38.7 cms ) ( sight (each) )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized: $1,440.00
Sale date: February 27th 2024

Artwork by William Ronald, Untitled Abstract
Lot #117
WILLIAM RONALD
Untitled Abstract

watercolour
signed and dated 1988 lower right and inscribed “For Jack” lower left; William Ronald Authentic Inventory No. WRAI.1988.0052
21.5 x 29.5 ins ( 54.6 x 74.9 cms ) ( sight )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Lillian Sarafinchan, #18/79
Lot #119
LILLIAN SARAFINCHAN
#18/79

watercolour
signed, titled and dated 1979 lower right; unframed
42 x 21 ins ( 106.7 x 53.3 cms ) ( sheet )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by William Perehudoff, Three Studies
Lot #120
WILLIAM PEREHUDOFF
Three Studies

three watercolours on card
each signed lower right; framed together
5.5 x 7.5 ins ( 14 x 19.1 cms ) ( each sheet )

Auction Estimate: $1,000.00$800.00 - $1,000.00
Price Realized: $1,440.00
Sale date: February 27th 2024

Artwork by William John Bertram Newcombe, Wood’s Theme
Lot #121
WILLIAM JOHN BERTRAM NEWCOMBE
Wood’s Theme

watercolour on illustration board
signed and dated 1954 lower right; titled on a gallery label on the reverse; titled on an exhibition label on the reverse; unframed
24 x 28 ins ( 61 x 71.1 cms ) ( sheet )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Margaret M. Porter, Sunday Afternoon
Lot #122
MARGARET M. PORTER
Sunday Afternoon

watercolour
signed, titled and dated 1991 lower right
21 x 16 ins ( 53.3 x 40.6 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized: $600.00
Sale date: February 27th 2024

Artwork by Tony Luciani, Una via stretta
Lot #123
TONY LUCIANI
Una via stretta

egg tempera on paper
signed and dated 1981⁠–⁠1984 lower right; titled on a label on the reverse
11 x 7.75 ins ( 27.9 x 19.7 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $1,000.00$800.00 - $1,000.00
Price Realized: $480.00
Sale date: February 27th 2024

Artwork by Dorothy Elsie Knowles, Portrait of Ken Carpenter
Lot #124
DOROTHY ELSIE KNOWLES
Portrait of Ken Carpenter

pastel
signed and inscribed “To Ken” lower right
15 x 11 ins ( 38.1 x 27.9 cms ) ( sheet )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Michael Kuczer, Seated Nude (Backview)
Lot #125
MICHAEL KUCZER
Seated Nude (Backview)

charcoal
signed and dated 1970 lower left; signed, titled, dated and numbered “#57/70” on the reverse
11.5 x 10 ins ( 29.2 x 25.4 cms ) ( sight )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Mary Anne Ludlam, Wolfe Island Farm
Lot #126
MARY ANNE LUDLAM
Wolfe Island Farm

diptych watercolour
signed twice (lower right of each segment)
19 x 43 ins ( 48.3 x 109.2 cms ) ( overall subject )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Thomas Sherlock Hodgson, Table Top Three
Lot #127
THOMAS SHERLOCK HODGSON
Table Top Three

watercolour
signed and dated 1963 lower left
18 x 28 ins ( 45.7 x 71.1 cms ) ( sight )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Horace Champagne, New Adventures, New Colours
Lot #128
HORACE CHAMPAGNE
New Adventures, New Colours

pastel
signed lower right; titled and dated 1992 on a gallery label on the reverse
18 x 24 ins ( 45.7 x 61 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized: $4,080.00
Sale date: February 27th 2024

Artwork by Laura Adeline Lyall Muntz, A Helping Hand
Lot #129
LAURA ADELINE LYALL MUNTZ
A Helping Hand

watercolour
signed and dated 1905 lower right
19.75 x 13 ins ( 50.2 x 33 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized: $2,400.00
Sale date: February 27th 2024

Artwork by Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté, Paysanne du village de Warwick
Lot #130
MARC-AURÈLE DE FOY SUZOR-COTÉ
Paysanne du village de Warwick

pastel on paper
signed lower left; signed and titled on a gallery label on the backing on the reverse
19.5 x 15.5 ins ( 49.5 x 39.4 cms ) ( sight )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Reinhold Gundlach, The Path of Progress
Lot #131
REINHOLD GUNDLACH
The Path of Progress

watercolour on paper
signed, dated 1913 and inscribed “Winnipeg” lower right
26 x 40 ins ( 66 x 101.6 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized: $4,800.00
Sale date: February 27th 2024

Artwork by Dorothy Elsie Knowles, Portrait of Ken Carpenter
Lot #132
DOROTHY ELSIE KNOWLES
Portrait of Ken Carpenter

pastel
signed and inscribed “with love from Dorothy” lower right
15 x 11 ins ( 38.1 x 27.9 cms ) ( sheet )

This sale is now closed.

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