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Artwork by William Kurelek, The Divine Sculptor
Lot #202
WILLIAM KURELEK
The Divine Sculptor

mixed media on board
signed with monogram and dated 1972 lower right; titled on the reverse
6 x 15.5 in ( 15.2 x 39.4 cm )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Shaman Appears Before All Creatures, 1982
Lot #203
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Shaman Appears Before All Creatures, 1982

acrylic on canvas
signed in syllabics towards lower right
58 x 184 in ( 147.3 x 467.4 cm )

Auction Estimate: $80,000.00$70,000.00 - $80,000.00
Price Realized: $44,400.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Purification Ceremony
Lot #204
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Purification Ceremony

acrylic on paper
signed in syllabics lower center
21.5 x 29.5 in ( 54.6 x 74.9 cm ) ( sight )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Ted Harrison, Old Crow Village
Lot #205
TED HARRISON
Old Crow Village

acrylic on canvas board
signed lower right; signed and titled on the reverse
18 x 24 in ( 45.7 x 61 cm )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$12,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized: $15,600.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Ted Harrison, Lakeside Lovers
Lot #206
TED HARRISON
Lakeside Lovers

acrylic on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1986 on the reverse; titled and dated to a gallery label on the reverse
16 x 20 in ( 40.6 x 50.8 cm )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$8,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized: $8,400.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Winter Landscape with Covered Bridge
Lot #207
MAUD LEWIS
Winter Landscape with Covered Bridge

mixed media on board
signed lower right
11.75 x 13.75 in ( 29.8 x 34.9 cm )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$12,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized: $20,400.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Oxen in Winter
Lot #208
MAUD LEWIS
Oxen in Winter

mixed media on board
signed lower right
11.75 x 13.75 in ( 29.8 x 34.9 cm )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$12,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized: $15,600.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Three Black Cats
Lot #209
MAUD LEWIS
Three Black Cats

mixed media on board mounted to masonite
signed lower right
12 x 14 in ( 30.5 x 35.6 cm )

Auction Estimate: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00
Price Realized: $32,400.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, Beach Scene
Lot #210
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
Beach Scene

oil on canvas board
signed lower right
7 x 11 in ( 17.8 x 27.9 cm )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized: $4,680.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Dorothy Elsie Knowles, AC-7-96 Dark Trees
Lot #211
DOROTHY ELSIE KNOWLES
AC-7-96 Dark Trees

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated “January 1996” on the reverse
48 x 72 in ( 121.9 x 182.9 cm )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by William Perehudoff, AC-80-62
Lot #212
WILLIAM PEREHUDOFF
AC-80-62

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1980 on the reverse
60.5 x 12 in ( 153.7 x 30.5 cm )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized: $9,000.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Jean Paul Riopelle, Sans titre
Lot #213
JEAN PAUL RIOPELLE
Sans titre

watercolour
signed and dated 1955 lower right; dated 1955 on the reverse
14.5 x 10.25 in ( 36.8 x 26 cm ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00
Price Realized: $20,400.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Jean Paul Riopelle, Seoul
Lot #214
JEAN PAUL RIOPELLE
Seoul

colour lithograph
signed and numbered 84/300 in the lower margin; unframed
28.5 x 22 in ( 72.4 x 55.9 cm ) ( image )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Otto Donald Rogers, Gust of Wind
Lot #215
OTTO DONALD ROGERS
Gust of Wind

oil on canvas
signed, dated 2000 and inscribed "14" on the reverse
30 x 36 in ( 76.2 x 91.4 cm )

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Artwork by John Geoffrey Caruthers Little, Rue de Bullion, Looking West Along Rue Marie-Anne
Lot #216
JOHN GEOFFREY CARUTHERS LITTLE
Rue de Bullion, Looking West Along Rue Marie-Anne

oil on canvas
signed lower right; titled and dated 2009 to the stretcher on the reverse; titled and dated to a gallery label on the reverse
10 x 15 in ( 25.4 x 38.1 cm )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized: $4,560.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by John Geoffrey Caruthers Little, Looking Down Sainte-Ursule St. from Ste Genevieve St., Chalmers United Church on Left, Québec
Lot #217
JOHN GEOFFREY CARUTHERS LITTLE
Looking Down Sainte-Ursule St. from Ste Genevieve St., Chalmers United Church on Left, Québec

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1960 lower right; titled on the reverse
24 x 30 in ( 61 x 76.2 cm )

Auction Estimate: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00
Price Realized: $15,600.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Jack Leonard Shadbolt, Villa in the Countryside
Lot #218
JACK LEONARD SHADBOLT
Villa in the Countryside

mixed media
signed lower right; titled and dated circa 1961 to two labels on the reverse
28.75 x 36 in ( 73 x 91.4 cm ) ( sheet )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Jack Leonard Shadbolt, Buccaneer Bay (R131)
Lot #219
JACK LEONARD SHADBOLT
Buccaneer Bay (R131)

oil on paper on board
signed and dated 1947 lower right; signed, titled and dated on the reverse; titled and dated to a gallery label on the reverse; inscribed “R131” to a piece of tape on the reverse
22.25 x 28.5 in ( 56.5 x 72.4 cm )

Auction Estimate: $9,000.00$7,000.00 - $9,000.00
Price Realized: $18,000.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Alfred Laliberté, Le premier baiser
Lot #220
ALFRED LALIBERTÉ
Le premier baiser

bronze
17 x 14 x 10 in ( 43.2 x 35.6 x 25.4 cm ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$4,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized: $5,040.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by David Brown Milne, Breeze from the West
Lot #221
DAVID BROWN MILNE
Breeze from the West

watercolour
signed and dated 1938 upper left; titled and dated to a gallery label on the reverse; catalogue raisonné no. 306.39
9.5 x 13.75 in ( 24.1 x 34.9 cm ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $18,000.00$14,000.00 - $18,000.00
Price Realized: $16,800.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

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