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Artwork by David Brown Milne, Painting Place
Lot #222
DAVID BROWN MILNE
Painting Place

colour drypoint etching
signed in the lower margin
4.75 x 6.75 in ( 12.1 x 17.1 cm ) ( subject )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized: $1,080.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by John Young Johnstone, Untitled (Sailing)
Lot #223
JOHN YOUNG JOHNSTONE
Untitled (Sailing)

oil on board
signed lower right
13.5 x 17.25 in ( 34.3 x 43.8 cm )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Frederick Grant Banting, Simcoe County, Ontario
Lot #224
FREDERICK GRANT BANTING
Simcoe County, Ontario

oil on board
titled and with a certification by the executor of the Banting Estate on the reverse
8 x 10 in ( 20.3 x 25.4 cm )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Attributed to Sir Frederick Grant Banting, Winter on the St. Lawrence
Lot #225
ATTRIBUTED TO SIR FREDERICK GRANT BANTING
Winter on the St. Lawrence

oil on board
inscribed “Dr. Martin, 14 Harrow Rd.” on the reverse; Included with this Lot is an email from Dennis Reid, attributing this work to Frederick Banting
8.5 x 10.5 in ( 21.6 x 26.7 cm )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Clarence Alphonse Gagnon, Dans les Grisons, Switzerland
Lot #226
CLARENCE ALPHONSE GAGNON
Dans les Grisons, Switzerland

oil on board
titled, dated 1927 and certified by Lucile Rodier Gagnon (No. 467) on the reverse; titled and dated to the gallery label on the reverse
6.25 x 9 in ( 15.9 x 22.9 cm )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$8,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized: $7,800.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Peter Clapham Sheppard, Fair for Britain, Riverdale Park, Toronto
Lot #227
PETER CLAPHAM SHEPPARD
Fair for Britain, Riverdale Park, Toronto

oil on canvas
signed lower right; titled and dated 1942-1943 on the reverse; unframed
24.5 x 32 in ( 62.2 x 81.3 cm )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Bruno Côté, Campement Montagnais Mingan
Lot #228
BRUNO CÔTÉ
Campement Montagnais Mingan

oil on board
signed and dated 1985 lower left; signed and titled on the reverse
24 x 36 in ( 61 x 91.4 cm )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized: $8,400.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by John William Beatty, Untitled, Algonquin Park
Lot #229
JOHN WILLIAM BEATTY
Untitled, Algonquin Park

oil on canvas
signed lower right
14 x 17 in ( 35.6 x 43.2 cm )

Auction Estimate: $10,000.00$8,000.00 - $10,000.00
Price Realized: $6,000.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by George Lorne Holland Bouchard, Still Life with Lamps
Lot #230
GEORGE LORNE HOLLAND BOUCHARD
Still Life with Lamps

oil on board
signed upper right; signed, titled, dated July 1965 and inscribed “Painted at St. Placide - P.Q., Lake of Two Mountains” on the reverse
36.5 x 20.5 in ( 92.7 x 52.1 cm )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized: $1,920.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Sans titre
Lot #231
MARC-AURÈLE FORTIN
Sans titre

oil on board
signed lower left; inscribed “675-OC” on the reverse
9.25 x 11 in ( 23.5 x 27.9 cm )

Auction Estimate: $25,000.00$15,000.00 - $25,000.00
Price Realized: $14,400.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Emily Carr, Klee Wyck Frog
Lot #232
EMILY CARR
Klee Wyck Frog

painted ceramic
incised on the reverse “Klee Wyck”
3 x 4 x 0.5 in ( 7.6 x 10.2 x 1.3 cm ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized: $3,840.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Emily Carr, Klee Wyck Raven
Lot #233
EMILY CARR
Klee Wyck Raven

painted ceramic
“Jasper Park” inscribed on the reverse
2.25 x 3.25 x 0.25 in ( 5.7 x 8.3 x 0.6 cm ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized: $3,120.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by John Goodwin Lyman, The Coast, Cedarville Landing
Lot #234
JOHN GOODWIN LYMAN
The Coast, Cedarville Landing

oil on canvas board
signed lower center; titled on the reverse
12 x 18 in ( 30.5 x 45.7 cm )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized: $6,000.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Pegi Nicol MacLeod, Trees
Lot #235
PEGI NICOL MACLEOD
Trees

oil on board
12 x 12 in ( 30.5 x 30.5 cm )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized: $2,880.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Frederick Nicholas Loveroff, Autumn Evening
Lot #236
FREDERICK NICHOLAS LOVEROFF
Autumn Evening

oil on board
signed lower left; signed and titled on the reverse
6.75 x 8 in ( 17.1 x 20.3 cm )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized: $9,000.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Henrietta Mabel May, Landscape with Maple Trees
Lot #237
HENRIETTA MABEL MAY
Landscape with Maple Trees

oil on board
signed lower right
12 x 16 in ( 30.5 x 40.6 cm )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Frederick Bourchier Taylor, Pouring Manganese Bronze Parts for Anti-Aircraft Guns in the Brass Foundry, Dominion Engineering Works, Lachine PQ, November 1942
Lot #238
FREDERICK BOURCHIER TAYLOR
Pouring Manganese Bronze Parts for Anti-Aircraft Guns in the Brass Foundry, Dominion Engineering Works, Lachine PQ, November 1942

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1942 lower right; signed, titled, dated "November 1942" and inscribed "838 Oxenden Ave. Montreal, P.Q" on the reverse
20 x 24 in ( 50.8 x 61 cm )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$9,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized: $19,200.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Lawrence Arthur Colley Panton, Summer Landscape
Lot #239
LAWRENCE ARTHUR COLLEY PANTON
Summer Landscape

oil on canvas
signed lower right
34.25 x 40 in ( 87 x 101.6 cm )

This sale is now closed.

Artwork by Edwin Headley Holgate, Lumberjacks
Lot #240
EDWIN HEADLEY HOLGATE
Lumberjacks

woodcut
signed and inscribed “No. 4” in the lower margin; initialed within the plate
4.5 x 4 in ( 11.4 x 10.2 cm ) ( subject )

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

Artwork by Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté, Raisins and Almonds
Lot #241
MARC-AURÈLE DE FOY SUZOR-COTÉ
Raisins and Almonds

oil on canvas
signed lower right; titled and dated 1896 to two labels on the reverse
9.5 x 14 in ( 24.1 x 35.6 cm )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$10,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized: $9,600.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

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