Watercolours & Drawings

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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.

Artwork by John Boyle, Cup
Lot #141
JOHN BOYLE
Cup

ink
signed and dated 1989 lower right
11 x 14 ins ( 27.9 x 35.6 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized: $360.00
Sale date: February 27th 2024

Artwork by Kenneth D. Tolmie, Icarus
Lot #138
KENNETH D. TOLMIE
Icarus

pencil
signed and dated 1963 lower right
10.25 x 14 ins ( 26 x 35.6 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00
Price Realized: $330.00
Sale date: February 27th 2024

Artwork by Paul Archibald Caron, The Canal Basin, Montreal
Lot #137
PAUL ARCHIBALD CARON
The Canal Basin, Montreal

pencil
signed lower right; certified by Paul Caron on the reverse
10.74 x 14.75 ins ( 27.3 x 37.5 cms )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$200.00 - $400.00
Price Realized: $252.00
Sale date: February 27th 2024

Artwork by Illingworth Holey Kerr, Fish Study
Lot #139
ILLINGWORTH HOLEY KERR
Fish Study

mixed media on paper
titled on a label on the reverse
19 x 13 ins ( 48.3 x 33 cms ) ( sight )

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Artwork by Thomas Sherlock Hodgson, Nude Studies
Lot #140
THOMAS SHERLOCK HODGSON
Nude Studies

two inks and wash
each signed and dated 1981; each unframed
14 x 17.25 ins ( 35.6 x 43.8 cms ) ( sheet (each) )

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Artwork by Toni Onley, McCoy Island, Georgian Bay, Ontario
Lot #134
TONI ONLEY
McCoy Island, Georgian Bay, Ontario

watercolour
signed lower right, titled and dated “4 August 1988” lower left
11 x 15 ins ( 27.9 x 38.1 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized: $450.00
Sale date: February 27th 2024

Artwork by Toni Onley, MacCoy Island, Georgian Bay, Ontario
Lot #133
TONI ONLEY
MacCoy Island, Georgian Bay, Ontario

watercolour
signed lower right, titled and dated “17 July 1993” lower left
10.75 x 14.5 ins ( 27.3 x 36.8 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized: $1,320.00
Sale date: February 27th 2024

Artwork by Frank Leonard Brooks, Rome
Lot #135
FRANK LEONARD BROOKS
Rome

ink on paper
signed, titled and dated 1961 lower right; inscribed “To Noreen and Charles” and dated 1961 lower left
14.5 x 20 ins ( 36.8 x 50.8 cms ) ( sight )

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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 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 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 )

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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 )

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Artwork by Willard Morse Mitchell, Notre Dame Church of Montreal, P. Q.
Lot #136
WILLARD MORSE MITCHELL
Notre Dame Church of Montreal, P. Q.

watercolour
initialed lower right; titled, dated 1928 and inscribed “In 1928 this wonderful church was over 100 years old. Is famous for its ornate beauty, its art treasures and its historical associations. Here congregations numbering 1000 assemble for Christmas Eve mass and other special feasts. This is a genuine water colour and a hand carved frame by W. M. Mitchell” on the reverse
2.25 x 1.75 ins ( 5.7 x 4.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$500.00 - $800.00
Price Realized: $1,020.00
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 )

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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 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 )

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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 )

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Artwork by William John Bertram Newcombe, Untitled Abstraction
Lot #104
WILLIAM JOHN BERTRAM NEWCOMBE
Untitled Abstraction

ink
signed and dated 1954 lower right; unframed
22 x 30 ins ( 55.9 x 76.2 cms ) ( sheet )

This sale is now closed.

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