Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art

You are viewing artwork which was included in the Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art, which took place on Monday, November 22nd. The posted prices include the 20% Buyer's Premium and works marked “Sale Closed” remain available for possible after-sale purchase. 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 Jack Hamilton Bush, Jeté en l’air
Lot #61
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Jeté en l’air

colour screenprint
signed, titled, dated 1976 and numbered 44/100 in the lower margin
28.75 x 40.25 ins ( 73 x 102.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Sold for $10,200.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Walter Hawley Yarwood, Untitled
Lot #62
WALTER HAWLEY YARWOOD
Untitled

oil on canvas
signed lower right; titled and dated 1956-1957 on a gallery label on the reverse
40 x 50 ins ( 101.6 x 127 cms )

Sold for $12,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by William Hodd McElcheran, Businessmen in Discussion
Lot #63
WILLIAM HODD MCELCHERAN
Businessmen in Discussion

bronze
sold with custom built wooden pedestal
20.75 x 16.75 x 19.75 ins ( 52.7 x 42.5 x 50.2 cms ) ( overall (excluding wooden pedestal) )

Sold for $28,800.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Pulcinella II
Lot #64
SOREL ETROG
Pulcinella II

bronze
stamped signature (twice) and numbered (1/7) on the base
44 x 16 x 7.5 ins ( 111.8 x 40.6 x 19.1 cms ) ( overall (including base) )

Sale closed.

Artwork by Frank Hans Johnston, The Turquoise Jewel
Lot #65
FRANK HANS JOHNSTON
The Turquoise Jewel

oil on board
signed lower left; titled on the artist label on the reverse
18 x 24 ins ( 45.7 x 61 cms )

Sold for $11,400.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Summer, Moira River
Lot #66
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Summer, Moira River

oil on canvas
signed lower right; titled on the stretcher
28 x 36 ins ( 71.1 x 91.4 cms )

Sold for $9,600.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Onward Ranch
Lot #67
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Onward Ranch

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled, dated “April 1954” and inscribed “Vivien Cowan, Onward Ranch” on the reverse
10.5 x 13.5 ins ( 26.7 x 34.3 cms )

Sold for $24,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Doris Jean McCarthy, Bishop’s Harbour, Newfoundland
Lot #68
DORIS JEAN MCCARTHY
Bishop’s Harbour, Newfoundland

oil on canvas
signed lower right; titled and dated “920705” (July 5, 1992) on the reverse
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

Sold for $16,800.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Ted Harrison, Hurrah for Spring
Lot #69
TED HARRISON
Hurrah for Spring

acrylic on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1986 on the reverse
16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms )

Sold for $19,200.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Christopher Pratt, Study for “August, 1939”
Lot #70
CHRISTOPHER PRATT
Study for “August, 1939”

coloured pencil and graphite
titled in the lower left margin; the artist’s colour, support and measurement notations inscribed throughout the margins
2 x 4.125 ins ( 5.1 x 10.5 cms )

Sale closed.

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Portrait of Ruth McCreary
Lot #71
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Portrait of Ruth McCreary

oil on board
signed lower right; titled, dated and inscribed “For Cdn. Home Journal Mag il.l” on the estate label on the reverse; Inscribed “P-12” and “66” on a second label on the reverse
26.25 x 20.25 ins ( 66.7 x 51.4 cms )

Sold for $11,400.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by William Brymner, Longings / At the Window
Lot #72
WILLIAM BRYMNER
Longings / At the Window

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1887 lower right; titled on an exhibition label on the reverse
18 x 14 ins ( 45.7 x 35.6 cms )

Sold for $28,800.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Cornelius Krieghoff, The Old Habitant
Lot #73
CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF
The Old Habitant

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1845 lower left
11 x 8.5 ins ( 27.9 x 21.6 cms )

Sold for $27,600.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Jean Paul Lemieux, Sans titre (Soldat)
Lot #74
JEAN PAUL LEMIEUX
Sans titre (Soldat)

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1982 lower right; faintly incised with indistinct inscription lower left
16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms )

Sold for $28,800.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Tony Scherman, Winston Churchill
Lot #75
TONY SCHERMAN
Winston Churchill

oil and encaustic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 2001-02 on the reverse; unframed
78 x 72 ins ( 198.1 x 182.9 cms )

Sold for $18,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Peter Clapham Sheppard, Muskoka Boathouse
Lot #76
PETER CLAPHAM SHEPPARD
Muskoka Boathouse

oil on canvas
signed lower left
30 x 36 ins ( 76.2 x 91.4 cms )

Sold for $18,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Christopher Pratt, Study for Ocean Racer & Ocean Racer
Lot #77
CHRISTOPHER PRATT
Study for Ocean Racer & Ocean Racer


“Study for ‘Ocean Racer’” - pencil & collage on card; signed, titled and dated 1975 along the lower edge; 6.5 x 9 inches

“Ocean Racer” - colour silkscreen; signed, titled, dated “Jan. ‘75” and numbered 17/50 in the lower margin; 15 x 24 inches
6.5 x 9.5 ins ( 16.5 x 24.1 cms ) ( (card); 15 x 24.25 (subject) )

Sold for $10,200.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Horatio Walker, The Potato Gatherers
Lot #78
HORATIO WALKER
The Potato Gatherers

watercolour and gouache
signed and dated 1908 lower right
24 x 18 ins ( 61 x 45.7 cms )

Sold for $6,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by George Agnew Reid, In the Shade
Lot #79
GEORGE AGNEW REID
In the Shade

oil on board
signed lower left; signed and titled on the reverse
12 x 10 ins ( 30.5 x 25.4 cms )

Sale closed.

Artwork by Wyatt Eaton, La Moisson (The Harvest)
Lot #80
WYATT EATON
La Moisson (The Harvest)

charcoal
signed and dated 1884 lower left
11.5 x 15.75 ins ( 29.2 x 40 cms ) ( sight )

Sold for $11,400.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art

Monday, November 22nd at 7:00 pm EST
Four Seasons Hotel Toronto
60 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto
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