Works from the Estate of Dennis Reid

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Artwork by Ronald Albert Martin, Plan for Painting No. 10 (Series)
Lot #341
RONALD ALBERT MARTIN
Plan for Painting No. 10 (Series)

acrylic on linen
signed on the reverse; signed, dated “December 2000” and inscribed ”#10” to the stretcher; signed, titled and dated “December 2000” to a label on the stretcher; unframed
24 x 18 in ( 61 x 45.7 cm )

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Artwork by James Rosenquist, Expo 67 Mural - Firepole (Glenn 17)
Lot #342
JAMES ROSENQUIST
Expo 67 Mural - Firepole (Glenn 17)

colour lithograph
signed, titled, dated 1967 and numbered 8/41 in the lower margin. Printed and published by ULAE, West Islip
34 x 18.75 in ( 86.4 x 47.6 cm ) ( image )

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Artwork by John Hartman, Outer Islands at Key Harbour
Lot #343
JOHN HARTMAN
Outer Islands at Key Harbour

oil on board
initialed lower right; signed, titled and dated 2006 on the reverse
12 x 14 in ( 30.5 x 35.6 cm )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized: $3,840.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Gerald Ferguson, Fences and Posts for Dennis
Lot #344
GERALD FERGUSON
Fences and Posts for Dennis

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 2005 on the reverse; unframed
24 x 16 in ( 61 x 40.6 cm )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$2,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized: $2,040.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Ron Shuebrook, Gale, Sea and Shape
Lot #345
RON SHUEBROOK
Gale, Sea and Shape

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled, dated 2014 and inscribed “#9” on the reverse; titled and dated to a gallery label on the reverse; unframed
14 x 11 in ( 35.6 x 27.9 cm )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized: $540.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Joyce Wieland, Heart Factory
Lot #346
JOYCE WIELAND
Heart Factory

ink on paper
signed and dated 1961 lower right; titled and dated 1961 to a gallery label on the reverse
11 x 16.25 in ( 27.9 x 41.3 cm )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized: $720.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Michael James Aleck Snow, Ladies
Lot #347
MICHAEL JAMES ALECK SNOW
Ladies

ink on paper
signed, titled and dated 1956 lower right
10.25 x 15.25 in ( 26 x 38.7 cm ) ( sight )

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Artwork by Michael James Aleck Snow, Title Excuse.....
Lot #348
MICHAEL JAMES ALECK SNOW
Title Excuse.....

photolithograph
signed, dated 1970 and numbered “9/50” lower right; titled on the gallery label on the reverse
20.5 x 24.5 in ( 52.1 x 62.2 cm ) ( sight )

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Artwork by Michael James Aleck Snow, Condimental Shifts
Lot #349
MICHAEL JAMES ALECK SNOW
Condimental Shifts

glazed plate with colour screen print
signed, dated 2007 and numbered “158/265” on the underside
9 x 9 x 1 in ( 22.9 x 22.9 x 2.5 cm ) ( diameter )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized: $480.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Michael James Aleck Snow, Condimental Shifts
Lot #350
MICHAEL JAMES ALECK SNOW
Condimental Shifts

glazed plate with colour screen print
signed, dated 2007 and numbered “157/265” on the underside
9 x 9 x 1 in ( 22.9 x 22.9 x 2.5 cm ) ( diameter )

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Artwork by Gregory Richard Curnoe, Hockey Stick Blades From West Lion Park, London (from the “Toronto 20 Portfolio”), 1965
Lot #351
GREGORY RICHARD CURNOE
Hockey Stick Blades From West Lion Park, London (from the “Toronto 20 Portfolio”), 1965

mixed media print
signed, titled, dated “Aug /65” and numbered “96/100” in the lower margin; titled and dated to a gallery label on the reverse
26 x 20 in ( 66 x 50.8 cm ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00
Price Realized: $900.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Susanna Heller, A New Tower of Babel
Lot #352
SUSANNA HELLER
A New Tower of Babel

oil on canvas (diptych)
signed, titled and dated 2015 twice on the reverse; unframed
24 x 6 in ( 61 x 15.2 cm )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$900.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized: $1,440.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by James Lahey, Study for Guido’s Rhombus
Lot #353
JAMES LAHEY
Study for Guido’s Rhombus

acrylic on tape, dry mounted on cotton board
signed, titled, dated 2009 and inscribed “(090807-02)” and “For Dennis with great affection” on the reverse
7.75 x 17.5 in ( 19.7 x 44.5 cm ) ( image )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized: $840.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Michael Torosian, Joyce Wieland
Lot #354
MICHAEL TOROSIAN
Joyce Wieland

gelatin silver print
12.5 x 9.5 in ( 31.8 x 24.1 cm ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$200.00 - $400.00
Price Realized: $276.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by David Bolduc, The Other Shore for Dennis, N.L. (Biscay Bay)
Lot #355
DAVID BOLDUC
The Other Shore for Dennis, N.L. (Biscay Bay)

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 2003 on the reverse
24 x 30 in ( 61 x 76.2 cm )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized: $3,120.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Albert Jacques Franck, House on the Corner
Lot #356
ALBERT JACQUES FRANCK
House on the Corner

colour linocut
signed in the lower margin; inscribed on the reverse of the frame “Albert Franck, Xmas 1949”
3.75 x 4.5 in ( 9.5 x 11.4 cm ) ( image )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized: $660.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Paul G. Russell, Tent
Lot #357
PAUL G. RUSSELL
Tent

colour print
signed in the lower margin
5.75 x 9 in ( 14.6 x 22.9 cm ) ( image )

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Artwork by William McFarlane Notman, Victoria, B.C., From Government Buildings, 1887
Lot #358
WILLIAM MCFARLANE NOTMAN
Victoria, B.C., From Government Buildings, 1887

photograph
titled and inscribed “WM. Notman & Son, Montreal” within the plate; inscribed to a label on the reverse “To Dennis, with best wishes from the staff of the National Gallery, July 1979”
7.25 x 9.25 in ( 18.4 x 23.5 cm ) ( image )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized: $600.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Henry Sandham, Toronto Markets from the Bay
Lot #359
HENRY SANDHAM
Toronto Markets from the Bay

leggotype
titled to 2 gallery labels on the reverse
11 x 20.5 in ( 27.9 x 52.1 cm ) ( image )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized: $360.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

Artwork by Currier & Ives, Currier's View in King Street (Looking Eastward), City of Toronto, Upper Canada
Lot #360
CURRIER & IVES
Currier's View in King Street (Looking Eastward), City of Toronto, Upper Canada

lithograph
11.75 x 18 in ( 29.8 x 45.7 cm ) ( image )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized: $720.00
Sale date: May 21st 2024

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From the Estate of Dennis Reid

Cowley Abbott is privileged to be entrusted with artworks from the collection of the esteemed Dennis Reid (1943-2023). Dennis was an author, academic, professor and pivotal member of the Canadian art community.

As a leading expert in Canadian art, he had a vast amount of experience holding numerous roles throughout his career, including thirty years at the Art Gallery of Ontario, as well as previous roles as a visiting lecturer at the University of Toronto, Professor at Carleton University and Curator at the National Gallery of Art.

He was the author of numerous publications, including A Concise History of Canadian Painting, a text that has been in publication for more than thirty years and is considered the definitive volume on the art of Canada. Furthermore, Reid’s book on the celebrated Canadian artist Cornelius Krieghoff, entitled, “Krieghoff: Images of Canada” was of great importance.

Dennis received multiple awards, including being named a Member of the Order of Canada (1998), Honorary Fellow of the Ontario College of Arts and Design (2000), receiving an honorary doctorate from the University of Lethbridge (2001), and recipient of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal (2002) and Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012).

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