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 Cornelius Krieghoff, Portrait of Louise
Lot #61
CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF
Portrait of Louise

oil on canvas, laid on canvas
11.5 x 9 ins ( 29.2 x 22.9 cms ) ( (subject, oval) )

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

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Jacques Godefroy de Tonnancour, Sans titre
Lot #62
JACQUES GODEFROY DE TONNANCOUR
Sans titre

oil on board
signed and dated 1959 upper left
24 x 32 ins ( 61 x 81.3 cms )

Estimated: $12,000.00$9,000.00 - $12,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by William Goodridge Roberts, Edge of Woods in Spring, New Brunswick
Lot #63
WILLIAM GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
Edge of Woods in Spring, New Brunswick

oil on board
signed lower right; titled and dated 1960 on an exhibition label on the reverse; Roberts Inventory Number (705) on the reverse
36 x 48 ins ( 91.4 x 121.9 cms )

Estimated: $10,000.00$8,000.00 - $10,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by William Percival Weston, Howe Sd. from Squamish Road
Lot #64
WILLIAM PERCIVAL WESTON
Howe Sd. from Squamish Road

oil on board
signed lower left; signed, titled and dated 1953 on the reverse
16 x 18 ins ( 40.6 x 45.7 cms )

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

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Rapids on the Rouge River, Quebec
Lot #65
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Rapids on the Rouge River, Quebec

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1967 on the reverse
12 x 15 ins ( 30.5 x 38.1 cms )

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

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Kim Dorland, Untitled
Lot #66
KIM DORLAND
Untitled

mixed media on canvas on board
signed and dated 2012 on the upper edge; signed, titled and dated on the reverse
36 x 48 ins ( 91.4 x 121.9 cms )

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

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Marcella Maltais, Rébellion
Lot #67
MARCELLA MALTAIS
Rébellion

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1957 lower right
39.5 x 31.25 ins ( 100.3 x 79.4 cms )

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

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Lise Gervais, Sans titre (1959)
Lot #68
LISE GERVAIS
Sans titre (1959)

oil on board
signed and dated 1959 lower right
32 x 36 ins ( 81.3 x 91.4 cms )

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

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Solo Study
Lot #69
SOREL ETROG
Solo Study

bronze
stamped signature and edition (1/9) on the base
17.75 x 3.25 x 3.25 ins ( 45.1 x 8.3 x 8.3 cms ) ( overall )

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

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 Gershon Iskowitz, Blue Violet - A
Lot #71
GERSHON ISKOWITZ
Blue Violet - A

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled, dated 1983 with the Gershon Iskowitz Foundation stamp (Inventory #B48) on the reverse
24 x 39 ins ( 61 x 99.1 cms )

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

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Shaman-Thunderbird Transformation
Lot #72
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Shaman-Thunderbird Transformation

acrylic on kraft card, laid on masonite
signed in syllabics lower right
32 x 24 ins ( 81.3 x 61 cms )

Estimated: $12,000.00$9,000.00 - $12,000.00

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 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 John Hartman, The Old Port and Mount Royal
Lot #75
JOHN HARTMAN
The Old Port and Mount Royal

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 2005 in pencil on the stretcher
30 x 36 ins ( 76.2 x 91.4 cms )

Estimated: $18,000.00$15,000.00 - $18,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Pegi Nicol MacLeod, Centennial Parade (Fredericton)
Lot #76
PEGI NICOL MACLEOD
Centennial Parade (Fredericton)

oil on canvas
estate stamp lower left; titled on the stretcher
29 x 36.25 ins ( 73.7 x 92.1 cms )

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

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Shoals, Georgian Bay
Lot #77
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Shoals, Georgian Bay

oil on board
signed lower left; titled and dated “August 1959” on the reverse
10.5 x 13.5 ins ( 26.7 x 34.3 cms )

Estimated: $22,000.00$18,000.00 - $22,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Maple Saplings
Lot #78
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Maple Saplings

oil on board
signed lower right; signed and dated 1979 on the reverse; signed and titled on a label on the reverse
12 x 15 ins ( 30.5 x 38.1 cms )

Estimated: $22,000.00$18,000.00 - $22,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by John Young Johnstone, Fishing Village, Bruges
Lot #79
JOHN YOUNG JOHNSTONE
Fishing Village, Bruges

oil on canvas
signed lower right
14 x 10.75 ins ( 35.6 x 27.3 cms )

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

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Clarence Alphonse Gagnon, The Alps
Lot #80
CLARENCE ALPHONSE GAGNON
The Alps

oil on panel
titled, dated circa 1928 and certified by Lucile Rodier Gagnon in 1946 (no. 569) on a label on the reverse
4.75 x 7 ins ( 12.1 x 17.8 cms )

Estimated: $12,000.00$9,000.00 - $12,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Live Auction

Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 at 7:00 pm EDT
Four Seasons Hotel
60 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto
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Previewing (by appointment)
Cowley Abbott Gallery
May 10th to June 9th
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