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Artwork by Aba Bayefsky, Man in the Market
Lot #77
ABA BAYEFSKY
Man in the Market

watercolour on paper
signed and dated 1947 upper left
17.5 x 23.25 ins ( 44.5 x 59.1 cms ) ( sight )

Price Realized: $300.00

Artwork by Michael Thompson, Portrait of Lady
Lot #78
MICHAEL THOMPSON
Portrait of Lady

graphite
signed, titled and dated 1979 in the lower margin
26.5 x 18.5 ins ( 67.3 x 47 cms ) ( sight )

Price Realized: $660.00

Artwork by Yousuf Karsh, Woman at Window
Lot #79
YOUSUF KARSH
Woman at Window

photograph
signed lower margin
9.5 x 7 ins ( 24.1 x 17.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Price Realized: $540.00

Artwork by Don Freeman, Burlesque House
Lot #80
DON FREEMAN
Burlesque House

ink and wash
signed lower right; titled and dated c. 1935 on the reverse of the mat; unframed (matted)
10 x 14 ins ( 25.4 x 35.6 cms ) ( sight )

Price Realized: $540.00

Artwork by Donald Shaw MacLaughlan, The Enchanted Pool
Lot #81
DONALD SHAW MACLAUGHLAN
The Enchanted Pool

etching
signed in pencil the lower margin; signed and dated 1920 in the plate; titled on a label on the reverse; unframed (matted)
10 x 13 ins ( 25.4 x 33 cms ) ( plate size )

Price Realized: $90.00

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Street Scene; Vendor; Baker House
Lot #82
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Street Scene; Vendor; Baker House

three etchings
- “Street Scene” (signed lower right margin - 11.75 x 9.75 ins. [plate]);
- “Vendor” (signed lower right margin - 8 x 9.75 ins. [plate]);
- “Baker House” (signed lower right margin - 8.75 x 6.75 ins. [plate]);

each unframed (matted)
11.75 x 9.75 ins ( 29.8 x 24.8 cms ) ( plate [largest] )

Price Realized: $840.00

Artwork by Stanley Francis Turner, Fifteen Christmas cards; Four holiday studies; Two prints
Lot #83
STANLEY FRANCIS TURNER
Fifteen Christmas cards; Four holiday studies; Two prints

various media
-Printed Christmas cards with fifteen unique designs by Stanley Francis Turner (various media and sizes)
-Five holiday gouache/ watercolour studies (two of them signed; each measuring approximately 5.75 ins x 4.75 ins)
- Two prints: “Chinese Player” (signed, titled, dated 1922 and numbered 21/50 in the lower margin; 8 ins x 8 ins [subject]); “Somewhere East of Suez” (printed title in the margin; 8.5 ins x 7.5 ins [subject])
5.75 x 4.75 ins ( 14.6 x 12.1 cms ) ( studies )

Price Realized: $510.00

Artwork by Stanley Francis Turner, Four Vacation Maps of Ontario and Quebec Designed by Stanley Turner; Two Publications
Lot #84
STANLEY FRANCIS TURNER
Four Vacation Maps of Ontario and Quebec Designed by Stanley Turner; Two Publications

maps and books
The four “vacation maps / carte de vacances” included: Bas St. Laurent; Ottawa Valley and Eastern Ontario; Southwestern Ontario; Gaspésie et de la Baie des Chaleurs (this lot includes two copies of each map)

Publications: “A Portfolio of Pictures from the Canadian Section of Fine Arts - British Empire Exhibition, London 1924” (back cover missing and front cover detached)

“The Canadian Graphic Art Year Book” (Ryerson Press, 1931): contains an unsigned woodcut “Cathedral Mountain” by T. W. McLean
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Price Realized: $180.00

Artwork by Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith, Fraser River, B.C.
Lot #85
FREDERIC MARLETT BELL-SMITH
Fraser River, B.C.

watercolour laid on card
signed lower left; titled lower left; inscribed “On the Fraser River” on the reverse of the card
9.25 x 13 ins ( 23.5 x 33 cms ) ( sight )

Price Realized: $2,400.00

Artwork by Stanley Francis Turner, Three Works: Lower Town, QC; Notre Dame des Victoires, QC; Untitled
Lot #87
STANLEY FRANCIS TURNER
Three Works: Lower Town, QC; Notre Dame des Victoires, QC; Untitled

etchings
- “Lower Town, Quebec”: signed, titled and inscribed “Little Champlain Street, Quebec” in the lower margin (15 x 11.25 ins [sheet]); unframed
- “Notre Dame des Victoires, QC”: signed, titled and inscribed “No 14” in the lower margin (15 x 11 ins [sheet]); unframed
- “Untitled”: signed, dated 1921 and numbered 42/50 in the lower margin (14.5 x 9 ins [sheet]); unframed
15 x 11.25 ins ( 38.1 x 28.6 cms ) ( largest )

Price Realized: $270.00

Artwork by Eleanor Rothwell Carruthers, Still Life
Lot #89
ELEANOR ROTHWELL CARRUTHERS
Still Life

watercolour
signed and dated 1937 lower right
14 x 10 ins ( 35.6 x 25.4 cms )

Price Realized: $156.00

Artwork by Willard Morse Mitchell, The Little Red Sleigh, A Scene at Dominion Square, Montreal
Lot #90
WILLARD MORSE MITCHELL
The Little Red Sleigh, A Scene at Dominion Square, Montreal

watercolour
signed lower right; titled and dated 1946 on the reverse
4 x 5 ins ( 10.2 x 12.7 cms ) ( sheet )

Price Realized: $720.00

Artwork by John Reeves, Test Print Portrait of William Ronald
Lot #91
JOHN REEVES
Test Print Portrait of William Ronald

colour laser jet photograph
printed circa 2010; unframed
11 x 8.5 ins ( 27.9 x 21.6 cms ) ( sheet )

Price Realized: $30.00

Artwork by John Reeves, Test Print Portrait of William Ronald “The Prime Ministers”
Lot #92
JOHN REEVES
Test Print Portrait of William Ronald “The Prime Ministers”

colour laser jet photograph
printed circa 2010; unframed
8.5 x 11 ins ( 21.6 x 27.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Price Realized: $30.00

Artwork by John Reeves, Test Print Portrait of Harold Town, Peterborough
Lot #93
JOHN REEVES
Test Print Portrait of Harold Town, Peterborough

colour laser jet photograph
printed circa 2010; unframed
11 x 8.5 ins ( 27.9 x 21.6 cms ) ( sheet )

Price Realized: $30.00

Artwork by John Reeves, Test Print Portrait of Kazuo Nakamura
Lot #94
JOHN REEVES
Test Print Portrait of Kazuo Nakamura

black and white laser jet photograph
printed circa 2010; unframed
11 x 8.5 ins ( 27.9 x 21.6 cms ) ( sheet )

Price Realized: $30.00

Artwork by John Reeves, Test Print Portrait of Harold Town
Lot #95
JOHN REEVES
Test Print Portrait of Harold Town

black and white laser jet photograph
printed circa 2010; unframed
11 x 8.5 ins ( 27.9 x 21.6 cms ) ( sheet )

Price Realized: $66.00

Artwork by John Reeves, Man (Chris Pratt) with a Genius
Lot #96
JOHN REEVES
Man (Chris Pratt) with a Genius

digital print
signed, titled and dated 1994 in the lower margin
22 x 16.75 ins ( 55.9 x 42.5 cms ) ( subject )

Price Realized: $60.00

Artwork by John Reeves, Untitled (Cemetery); Untitled (Country Road with Distant Figure);
Lot #97
JOHN REEVES
Untitled (Cemetery); Untitled (Country Road with Distant Figure);

two photographs
- “Untitled (Cemetery)” (11.5 x 17 ins. [sight]);
- “Untitled (Country Road with Distant Figure)” (11.5 x 17 ins. [sight])
11.5 x 17 ins ( 29.2 x 43.2 cms ) ( each (sight) )

Price Realized: $120.00

Artwork by John Reeves, Leonard Cohen
Lot #99
JOHN REEVES
Leonard Cohen

photograph
signed, titled and dated 2012 in the lower margin; unframed
16.5 x 11.75 ins ( 41.9 x 29.8 cms ) ( sheet (largest) )

Price Realized: $270.00

Artwork by Carl and Alfred Lomen, Inuit Children, Alaska
Lot #101
CARL AND ALFRED LOMEN
Inuit Children, Alaska

photograph
titled and dated c. 1900 on a label at the lower middle
19.25 x 13 ins ( 48.9 x 33 cms ) ( sight )

Price Realized: $300.00

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, The Common Mallard; The Sharp Tailed Grouse
Lot #102
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
The Common Mallard; The Sharp Tailed Grouse

two silkscreens
“The Common Mallard” (signed within the plate lower right, 12 x 13.25 ins (sheet));
“The Sharp Tailed Grouse” (signed within the plate lower right, 11 x 12.5 ins (sheet));
each unframed
12 x 13.25 ins ( 30.5 x 33.7 cms ) ( sheet (largest) )

Price Realized: $600.00

Artwork by Tom Thomson, Northern Lights
Lot #103
TOM THOMSON
Northern Lights

sampson-matthews silkscreen
artist name, title and “Issued by the National Gallery of Canada” printed in the lower margin; inscribed “A.J. Casson” lower right; a Sampson-Matthews label on the reverse; unframed
19.75 x 25 ins ( 50.2 x 63.5 cms )

Price Realized: $1,440.00

Artwork by Charles William Jefferys, Six Studies of Loggers and other scenes
Lot #104
CHARLES WILLIAM JEFFERYS
Six Studies of Loggers and other scenes

six pencil drawings
- “Settlers” (pencil, 4.5 x 6.25 ins. [image] - initialed lower right);
- ”Royal“ (pencil, 4 x 7.25 ins. [image]);
- “On the Roll Way” (pencil, 8 x 8.25 ins. [image] -signed lower right, titled upper left margin);
- “Supply Store” (pencil, 4.5 x 6.75 ins. [image] - initialed lower right);
- “Log Jam” (pencil, 7.75 x 5 ins. [image] - signed lower right, titled lower right margin);
- “Lumbering in the North” (pencil, 7.5 x 8.25 ins. [image] - signed lower right, titled upper margin);
each unframed, together in mat

8 x 8.25 ins ( 20.3 x 21 cms ) ( image (largest) )

Price Realized: $960.00

Artwork by Thoreau MacDonald, Winter Morning
Lot #105
THOREAU MACDONALD
Winter Morning

sampson-matthews silkscreen
artist name, title and “Issued by the National Gallery of Canada” printed in the lower margin; initialed within the plate and inscribed “Supervised by A.J. Casson” lower right; a Sampson-Matthews label on the reverse; unframed
20.25 x 27 ins ( 51.4 x 68.6 cms )

Price Realized: $570.00

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