Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art

Artworks shown below are included in the Cowley Abbott live auction scheduled for June 9th. Further details regarding buying with Cowley Abbott can be found by referring to our Conditions of Sale and the How to Purchase page.

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Heath Street near Bayview (Bennington Heights, Toronto)
Lot #2
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Heath Street near Bayview (Bennington Heights, Toronto)

oil on board, mounted on board
signed lower right; titled on the reverse;
sold together with pencil drawings depicting Heath Street and horse studies (8.25 x 10.75 ins [sheet])
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Estimated: $1,500.00$1,200.00 - $1,500.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Duncan MacDonald Fishing Before Waterfall
Lot #16
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Duncan MacDonald Fishing Before Waterfall

oil on canvas
signed lower left
15 x 19 ins ( 38.1 x 48.3 cms )

Estimated: $2,200.00$1,800.00 - $2,200.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Jean-Paul Mousseau, Sans titre
Lot #81
JEAN-PAUL MOUSSEAU
Sans titre

ink and wash on cream paper
signed and dated 1945 lower left
9 x 7.75 ins ( 22.9 x 19.7 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Magic Barrel
Lot #70
SOREL ETROG
Magic Barrel

bronze
stamped signature and edition (2/10) on the base
3.75 x 2.25 x 2 ins ( 9.5 x 5.7 x 5.1 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Pegi Nicol MacLeod, Bunks
Lot #44
PEGI NICOL MACLEOD
Bunks

watercolour, laid down on board
stamped (twice) with the estate stamp at the lower corners
17.5 x 11.5 ins ( 44.5 x 29.2 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, Flowers 4
Lot #56
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
Flowers 4

oil on board
signed and dated 1954 lower right; signed and titled on the reverse
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Estimated: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Edwin Headley Holgate, Bathers
Lot #45
EDWIN HEADLEY HOLGATE
Bathers

woodcut
signed in the lower right margin; titled on a label on the reverse
8 x 7 ins ( 20.3 x 17.8 cms ) ( image )

Estimated: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Robert Davidson, Salmon Trout Head
Lot #73
ROBERT DAVIDSON
Salmon Trout Head

cut-out, epoxy-coated aluminum
signed, dated 2005 and numbered 11/30 on a brass plate at the side; titled on a gallery label on the base
11.25 x 14 x 5 ins ( 28.6 x 35.6 x 12.7 cms ) ( overall (including base) )

Estimated: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, House on the Highway
Lot #38
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
House on the Highway

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled, dated 1947 and inscribed “Mattawa” on the reverse
8.5 x 11 ins ( 21.6 x 27.9 cms )

Estimated: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by John William Beatty, Farm Machinery
Lot #1
JOHN WILLIAM BEATTY
Farm Machinery

oil on board
signed and dated 1918 lower left
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Estimated: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Marian Mildred Dale Scott, Untitled (circa 1966)
Lot #82
MARIAN MILDRED DALE SCOTT
Untitled (circa 1966)

acrylic on canvas
estate stamp on the reverse
32 x 19.5 ins ( 81.3 x 49.5 cms )

Estimated: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Alex Simeon Janvier, #26 Amerindian Time Capsule (Super Natural Series)
Lot #74
ALEX SIMEON JANVIER
#26 Amerindian Time Capsule (Super Natural Series)

gouache
signed and dated 1990 lower right; titled on the reverse
22.5 x 30 ins ( 57.2 x 76.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Doris Jean McCarthy, The Pines at the Keyhold
Lot #55
DORIS JEAN MCCARTHY
The Pines at the Keyhold

oil on board
signed lower right; dated “970731” (July 31, 1997) on the reverse
12 x 15.75 ins ( 30.5 x 40 cms )

Estimated: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Kathleen Moir Morris, Berthier-en-Haut
Lot #8
KATHLEEN MOIR MORRIS
Berthier-en-Haut

oil on board
signed lower right
8.75 x 12 ins ( 22.2 x 30.5 cms )

Estimated: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, Cafeteria
Lot #15
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
Cafeteria

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1946 lower right; signed and titled on the stretcher
16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms )

Estimated: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Lawren Stewart Harris, Arctic Tent, Pangnirtung, Baffin Island
Lot #40
LAWREN STEWART HARRIS
Arctic Tent, Pangnirtung, Baffin Island

graphite on paper
with artist’s notations; inscribed “293” on the reverse; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
7 x 9.5 ins ( 17.8 x 24.1 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Otto Donald Rogers, Summer Shower
Lot #84
OTTO DONALD ROGERS
Summer Shower

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1979 lower left; titled on two labels on the reverse
19 x 96 ins ( 48.3 x 243.8 cms )

Estimated: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Barbara Astman, Untitled (Banana and Apple); Untitled (Hammer and Trowel)  (from the Red Series)
Lot #51
BARBARA ASTMAN
Untitled (Banana and Apple); Untitled (Hammer and Trowel) (from the Red Series)

two colour prints
each signed and numbered 81/93 in the lower margin
10 x 10 ins ( 25.4 x 25.4 cms ) ( each subject )

Estimated: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Harold Barling Town, Through Utrillo’s Garden
Lot #34
HAROLD BARLING TOWN
Through Utrillo’s Garden

oil on board
signed and dated 1954 lower left; titled on the reverse and signed on the reverse of the frame
13 x 13 ins ( 33 x 33 cms )

Estimated: $9,000.00$7,000.00 - $9,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by William Goodridge Roberts, Still Life with Blue Curtains
Lot #58
WILLIAM GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
Still Life with Blue Curtains

oil on board
signed lower right; Roberts Inventory Number (697) on the reverse
32 x 32 ins ( 81.3 x 81.3 cms )

Estimated: $9,000.00$7,000.00 - $9,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Live Auction

Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 at 7:00 pm EDT
Four Seasons Hotel
60 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto
Public attendance at this auction will likely be limited. Please keep in touch with us in regard to attendance as we approach the auction date.

Previewing (by appointment)
Cowley Abbott Gallery
May 10th to June 9th
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