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 André Charles Biéler, La laiterie, Île d’Orléans
Lot #41
ANDRÉ CHARLES BIÉLER
La laiterie, Île d’Orléans

oil on board
signed upper left
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Estimated: $12,000.00$8,000.00 - $12,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Peter Clapham Sheppard, The General Store
Lot #42
PETER CLAPHAM SHEPPARD
The General Store

oil on canvas
signed lower right
29 x 40 ins ( 73.7 x 101.6 cms )

Estimated: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Kim Dorland, Green Tree Blue Tree
Lot #43
KIM DORLAND
Green Tree Blue Tree

oil, acrylic and spray paint on wood panel
signed, titled and dated 2009 on the reverse
60 x 60 ins ( 152.4 x 152.4 cms )

Estimated: $30,000.00$25,000.00 - $30,000.00

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 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 David Brown Milne, Picnic
Lot #46
DAVID BROWN MILNE
Picnic

watercolour on illustration board
catalogue raisonné no. 105.11
12 x 10 ins ( 30.5 x 25.4 cms )

Estimated: $25,000.00$20,000.00 - $25,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Jacques Hurtubise, Backsplash Rose
Lot #47
JACQUES HURTUBISE
Backsplash Rose

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1982 lower left; signed, titled and dated on the reverse
36 x 42 ins ( 91.4 x 106.7 cms )

Estimated: $18,000.00$14,000.00 - $18,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Ronald Albert Martin, Phase III, To Foil Oils, #13
Lot #48
RONALD ALBERT MARTIN
Phase III, To Foil Oils, #13

winton and newton oils on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1997 on the stretcher
30 x 22 ins ( 76.2 x 55.9 cms )

Estimated: $30,000.00$20,000.00 - $30,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Rita Letendre, Remous
Lot #49
RITA LETENDRE
Remous

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1964 lower right; signed, titled and dated on the reverse
8 x 10 ins ( 20.3 x 25.4 cms )

Estimated: $15,000.00$10,000.00 - $15,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Kazuo Nakamura, September
Lot #50
KAZUO NAKAMURA
September

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, dated 1961 and inscribed “Toronto” on the reverse of the frame
17 x 20.75 ins ( 43.2 x 52.7 cms )

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

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 James Edward Hervey MacDonald, Larches, Mountain Lake
Lot #52
JAMES EDWARD HERVEY MACDONALD
Larches, Mountain Lake

oil on board
signed and dated “Sept. 13, 1929” lower right; signed and titled (twice) on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Estimated: $70,000.00$50,000.00 - $70,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, October Morning, Épisy (1909)
Lot #53
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
October Morning, Épisy (1909)

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled, dated 1909 and inscribed “810”, “2158”, “Exhibited at Montreal, Toronto, Halifax, Liverpool”, “No. 1” and “His Frame” (struck) on the stretcher; titled and inscribed “Owned by EJ Jackson, Lethbridge” on a label on the stretcher
21.5 x 25.5 ins ( 54.6 x 64.8 cms )

Estimated: $80,000.00$60,000.00 - $80,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Jean-Philippe Dallaire, Nature morte
Lot #54
JEAN-PHILIPPE DALLAIRE
Nature morte

oil on canvas
signed upper right; signed, dated 1963-64 and inscribed “Vence A.M.” on the reverse
21.25 x 25.5 ins ( 54 x 64.8 cms )

Estimated: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00

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 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 Maud Lewis, Flowers in Red Pot
Lot #57
MAUD LEWIS
Flowers in Red Pot

acrylic on board
signed lower right
13.75 x 11.75 ins ( 34.9 x 29.8 cms )

Estimated: $15,000.00$12,000.00 - $15,000.00

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

Artwork by William Paterson Ewen, Untitled
Lot #59
WILLIAM PATERSON EWEN
Untitled

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1955 lower right
18 x 60 ins ( 45.7 x 152.4 cms )

Estimated: $20,000.00$15,000.00 - $20,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Douglas Gibb Morton, Two with Grey (1965)
Lot #60
DOUGLAS GIBB MORTON
Two with Grey (1965)

acrylic on canvas
artist name, titled and dated 1965 to a label on the stretcher
60 x 80 ins ( 152.4 x 203.2 cms )

Estimated: $18,000.00$14,000.00 - $18,000.00

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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