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Artwork by  Books and Reference, Eighteen Canadian Art Reference Books
Lot #123
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Eighteen Canadian Art Reference Books


“Watercolour Painting in Saskatchewan 1905-1980” (Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, 1981); “Seven Saskatchewan Folk Artists: From the Permanent Collections of the Mendel Art Gallery and Saskatchewan Arts Board” (Ann Harbuz, Medndel Art Gallery, The Gallery, Saskatoon, 1983); “Tradition and Innovation: Saskatoon Art and the 1950s (Dan Ring, Mendel Art Gallery, The Gallery, Saskatoon, 1987); “From Regionalism to Abstraction: Mashel Teitelbaum and Saskatchewan Art in the 1940s” (Dan Ring, Matthew Teitelbaum, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, 1991); “Robert Ayre: The Critic and the Collection” (The Gallery, Montreal, 1992); “A Boundless Horizon: Visual Records of Exploration and Settlement in the Manitoba Region, 1624-1824 / The Winnipeg Art Gallery, September 15-October 30, 1983” (Virginia G. Berry, The Gallery, Winnipeg, c. 1983); “Modernism in Quebec Art, 1916-1946” (Jean-René Ostiguy, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1982); “Discerning Tastes: Montreal Collectors, 1880-1920” (Janet M. Brooke, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, c. 1989); “Achieving the Modern: Canadian Abstract Painting and Design in the 1950s” (Robert Stacey, WAG, Winnipeg, 1993); “The Winnipeg School of Art: The Early Years” (Marilyn Baker, University of Manitoba Press, Winnipeg, 1984); “White Winds of Dawn” (Frances Beatrice Taylor, J.E.H. MacDonald illus., McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1924); “Fires of Driftwood” (Isabel Ecclestone Mackay, J.E.H. MacDonald illus., McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1922); “Thorn Apple Tree” (Grace Campbell, Wm. Collins Sons & Co., Toronto, 1942); “The Downfall of Temlaham” (Marius Barbeau, The MacMillan Company of Canada, Toronto, 1929); “Cities of Canada: Reproductions from the Seagram Collection of Paintings” (Distillers Corporation-Seagrams Ltd., House of Seagram, Montreal, 1953); “Art Plastic Designed for Living” (Andrea DiNoto, Abbeville Press, New York, 1984); “The Lost Craft of Ornamented Architecture: Canadian Architectural Drawings, 1850-1930” (Jean B. Weir, Dalhousie University, Halifax, 1983); “Canadian Centre for Architecture: Building and Gardens” (Larry Richards, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, 1989)
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Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $150.00
Next bid is: $175.00

Closes in 22 hours and 1 minute
December 12th at 03:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by Thoreau MacDonald, Red Fox in Vaughan; Strawberry Roam
Lot #124
THOREAU MACDONALD
Red Fox in Vaughan; Strawberry Roam

2 drawings
Red Fox in Vaughan: pencil drawing, initialed to the right, signed lower left (4 ins x 6.75 ins, sight); Stawberry Roam: mixed media drawing, initialed and titled lower right (5 ins x 7 ins, sight)
5 x 7 ins ( 12.7 x 17.8 cms ) ( (largest piece) )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $250.00
Next bid is: $275.00

Closes in 22 hours and 1 minute
December 12th at 03:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by Thoreau MacDonald, Harvest
Lot #125
THOREAU MACDONALD
Harvest

woodblock
signed and titled in the lower margin
5 x 7 ins ( 12.7 x 17.8 cms ) ( subject )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $150.00
Next bid is: $175.00

Closes in 22 hours and 1 minute
December 12th at 03:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by  Vaughan Grayson, Jean Hunter, Weber, Three Mountain Landscape Prints
Lot #126
VAUGHAN GRAYSON, JEAN HUNTER, WEBER
Three Mountain Landscape Prints

three colour serigraphs
Vaughan Grayson, “Rattle Snake Point, Kalamalka Lake, B.C.” (signed, titled and dated 1950, image 10 x 11.75 inches); Jean Hunter, “Luscar Mountain, Alberta” (signed, and titled, image 10 x 12 inches); Weber, “Mt. Begbi, Revelstoke, B.C.” (signed, titled and dated 1957, image 7 x 9.75 inches), each unframed
10 x 12 ins ( 25.4 x 30.5 cms ) ( largest )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $150.00
Next bid is: $175.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by James Fergus Kyle, Untitled (Tour Guide)
Lot #127
JAMES FERGUS KYLE
Untitled (Tour Guide)

watercolour
signed lower left
10.5 x 8 ins ( 26.7 x 20.3 cms )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $100.00
Next bid is: $125.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Nine Canadian Art Books
Lot #128
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Nine Canadian Art Books

nine books
“Peter Harris, A Tribute” - Roberts Gallery, 1995; “Emily Carr” - Vancouver Art Gallery, 1971; “The Art of Tom Thomson” Joan Murray, The Art Gallery of Ontario, 1971); “E.B. Cox: A Life in Sculpture”- Gary Michael Dault, The Boston Mills Press, 1999 (signed by the artist); “People in Struggle: The Life and Art of Bill Stapleton” - c.H. Gervais, Penumbra Press, 1992 (signed by the artist); “Lemieux” - Guy Robert, Gage Publishing, 1978 (signed by the artist); “Tom Thomson: The Silence and the Storm” - Harold Town and David P. Silcox, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1977; “Emily Carr: An Introduction to her Life and Art” - Anne Newlands, Firefly Books, 1996; “The Best Contemporary Canadian Art” - Joan Murray, Hurtig Publishers, 1997
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Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Next bid is: $100.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Six Art History Reference Books
Lot #129
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Six Art History Reference Books


“Idols of Perversity: Fantasies of Feminine Evil in Fin-de-siecle Culture” (Bram Dijkstra, Oxford University Press, New York, 1986); “Rodin Bronzes from the Collection of B. Gerald Cantor” (Ellen Landis, The American Federation of Arts, New York, 1969); Jewish Painters of Montreal: Witnesses of their Time 1930-1948” (Esther Trépanier, Les Éditions de l’Homme, Montreal, 2008); “Albert Franck, Keeper of the Lanes: His LIfe, Times & Work” (Harold Town, McClelland and Stewart Limited, Toronto, 1974); “The Mountains and the Sky” (Lorne E. Reader, Glenbow-Alberta Institute, McClelland and Stewart West, 1974); “Into the Light: The Paintings of William Blair Bruce (1859-1906)” (Tobi Bruce, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, 2014)
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Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Next bid is: $100.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by  Unknown 20th Century Artist, Walking Figure with Umbrella
Lot #130
UNKNOWN 20TH CENTURY ARTIST
Walking Figure with Umbrella

bronze, mounted to a wooden base
signed indistinctly, dated 1970 and numbered 2/7
9.75 x 6 x 4.75 ins ( 24.8 x 15.2 x 12.1 cms ) ( including base )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Next bid is: $100.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Six Canadian Art Reference Books
Lot #131
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Six Canadian Art Reference Books


“The Logic of Ecstasy: Canadian Mystical Painting 1920-1940” (Ann Davis, University of Toronto Press, Toronto/Buffalo/London, 1992); “Charlevoix County, 1930” (Jori Smith, Penumbra Press, Canada, 1930); “Carl Schaefer” (Margaret Gray, Margaret Rand and Lois Steen, Gage Publishing, Hong Kong, 1977);“Ozias Leduc” (Paul Gladu, Éditions Marcel Broquet Inc., Ottawa, 1989); “Quiet Harmony: The Art of Mary Hiester Reid” (Brian Foss and Janice Anderson, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 2000); “Ozias Leduc: peinture symboliste et religieuse/ Symbolist and Religious Painting” (Richard Graburn, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1974)
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Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Next bid is: $100.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Collection of Canadian National Exhibition Catalogues
Lot #132
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Collection of Canadian National Exhibition Catalogues

eleven exhibition catalogues
includes 1913, 1918, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928 and 1929
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Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $200.00
Next bid is: $225.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Canadian Art Reference Materials - Eight Books and Journals
Lot #133
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Canadian Art Reference Materials - Eight Books and Journals


“Northward Journal: A Quarterly of Northern Arts No.25” (Penumbra Press, Moonbeam, Ont., 1982); “Other Places: Sous d’autres cieux” )Lorraine Monk, National Film Board of Canada, Ottawa, 1968); “Heffel Fine Art Auction House November 25, 2004 Auction of Fine Canadian Art” (Heffel Fine Art, Vancouver, 2004); “Bulletin - National Gallery of Canada., Vol, 4, No. 1” (National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1966); “National Gallery of Canada Annual Bulletin 3” (National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1979-1980); “Library and Archives, National Gallery of Canada” (Murray Waddington and Jo Nordley Beglo, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, c. 2007); “Bibliothèque et Archives, Musée des beaux-arts du Canada”(Murray Waddington and Jo Nordley Beglo, Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, c. 2007); “The National Gallery of Canada” (Jean Sutherland Boggs, Thames and Hudson Ltd. London, 1971)
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Estimated: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00

Next bid is: $100.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Canadian Art Reference Materials - Seven Books and Journals
Lot #134
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Canadian Art Reference Materials - Seven Books and Journals


“Northward Journal: A Quarterly of Northern Arts No. 25” (Penumbra Press, Moonbeam, Ont., 1982); “Bulletin - National Gallery of Canada, Vol. 4, No.1.” (National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1966); “National Gallery of Canada annual Bulletin 3” (National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1979-80); “Library and Archives, National Gallery of Canada” (Murray Waddington and Jo Nordley Beglo, National Gallery of Canda, Ottawa, c. 2007); “Bibliothèque et Archives, Musée des beaux-arts du Canada”(Murray Waddington and Jo Nordley Beglo, Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, c. 2007); “National Gallery of Canada Review: Volume V” (David Franklin, National Gallery of Canda, Ottawa, 2006); “Index to National Gallery of Canada Exhibition Catalogues and Checklists 1880-1930” (Philip Dombowsky, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 2007)
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Estimated: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00

Next bid is: $100.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by Carl Fellman Schaefer, 18 Hanover Drawings, 1924-1930
Lot #135
CARL FELLMAN SCHAEFER
18 Hanover Drawings, 1924-1930


portfolio of 18 limited edition prints, numbered 80/200, including: “Apple Tree, Hanover, 1930”, “Fall in Hanover, 1929”, “Garden Plants, Hanover, 1929”, “Factory, Hanover, 1929”, “Hanover Winter Afternoon, 1928”, “Winter Spruce, 1928”, “Lillian, 1927”, “The Hills, Hanover, 1927”, “the Durham Road, Hanover, 1927”, “Hanover Factories, 1927”, “Composition No.1, Hanover, 1925”, “Composition No.2, Hanover, 1925”, “By A Lake, Hanover, 1925”, “Ploughed Fields, Hanover, 1925”, “Winter, Hanover, 1924”, “Near Hanover, 1924”, and “Factories, Saugeen River, Hanover, 1924”
12 x 9 ins ( 30.5 x 22.9 cms ) ( each )

Estimated: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00

Current bid: $400.00
Next bid is: $425.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by Paul Duval, A.J. Casson: His Life & Works, A Tribute
Lot #136
PAUL DUVAL
A.J. Casson: His Life & Works, A Tribute

book
Paul Duval, Cerebrus Publishing Company, 1980; signed by A.J. Casson on title page
14 x 17 x 1.5 ins ( 35.6 x 43.2 x 3.8 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $125.00$75.00 - $125.00

Current bid: $50.00
Next bid is: $75.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Ten Volumes by E. Bénézit
Lot #137
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Ten Volumes by E. Bénézit

10 volumes
E. Bénézit, “Dictionnaire Critique et Documentaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et graveurs”, Librairie Gründ, Paris, 1976, Volumes 1-10.
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Estimated: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00

Next bid is: $100.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by Barker Fairley, Two Works: Trees and Line of a Fence Post, c. 1980 and House and Barn, c. 1980
Lot #138
BARKER FAIRLEY
Two Works: Trees and Line of a Fence Post, c. 1980 and House and Barn, c. 1980

lithographs
each signed and numbered 15/60
11.75 x 14.5 ins ( 29.8 x 36.8 cms ) ( each )

Estimated: $500.00$400.00 - $500.00

Next bid is: $300.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by Barker Fairley, Two Works: Primrose Flower, c. 1980; Church Steeple, c. 1980
Lot #139
BARKER FAIRLEY
Two Works: Primrose Flower, c. 1980; Church Steeple, c. 1980

lithographs
each signed and numbered 15/60
11.75 x 14.5 ins ( 29.8 x 36.8 cms ) ( each )

Estimated: $500.00$400.00 - $500.00

Next bid is: $300.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by Roger Boulet, Walter J. Phillips: The Complete Graphic Works
Lot #140
ROGER BOULET
Walter J. Phillips: The Complete Graphic Works

book
M.B. Loates, Toronto, 1981; signed by the author and numbered 6/150 in pencil on the title page; housed in a linen and leather slipcase
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Current bid: $2,000.00
Next bid is: $2,200.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by Doris Jean McCarthy, European City
Lot #141
DORIS JEAN MCCARTHY
European City

watercolour
signed lower right
22.25 x 15.25 ins ( 56.5 x 38.7 cms ) ( sheet )

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

Next bid is: $800.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, Poppies
Lot #142
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
Poppies

watercolour
signed lower right; titled on a gallery label verso
23.25 x 17.75 ins ( 59.1 x 45.1 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $2,500.00$2,000.00 - $2,500.00

Next bid is: $1,600.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, Shirly Poppies #2
Lot #143
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
Shirly Poppies #2

watercolour
signed lower right; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
24 x 18 ins ( 61 x 45.7 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00

Current bid: $1,200.00
Next bid is: $1,400.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by H.E. Kuckein, Umbrella Parade, Bombay
Lot #144
H.E. KUCKEIN
Umbrella Parade, Bombay

oil on canvas
signed and titled on the reverse
20 x 16 ins ( 50.8 x 40.6 cms )

Estimated: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00

Next bid is: $500.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by Marjorie Smith, Nice
Lot #145
MARJORIE SMITH
Nice

oil on board
signed lower right; also signed and titled on the reverse
4.25 x 6.25 ins ( 10.8 x 15.9 cms )

Estimated: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00

Next bid is: $600.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by William John Bertram Newcombe, Tangled Foliage
Lot #146
WILLIAM JOHN BERTRAM NEWCOMBE
Tangled Foliage

oil on canvas, laid down on board
signed (incised) lower right; unframed
18 x 24 ins ( 45.7 x 61 cms )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Current bid: $400.00
Next bid is: $425.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by William John Bertram Newcombe, Landscape in Green
Lot #147
WILLIAM JOHN BERTRAM NEWCOMBE
Landscape in Green

oil on board
signed and dated 1953 lower right; unframed
20 x 24 ins ( 50.8 x 61 cms )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Next bid is: $400.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by Pierre Bédard, L’art de vivre (Still Life with Figures)
Lot #148
PIERRE BÉDARD
L’art de vivre (Still Life with Figures)

oil on board
signed lower left; signed and titled on the reverse
18 x 30 ins ( 45.7 x 76.2 cms )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Current bid: $400.00
Next bid is: $425.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by Michael French, Tankettles (Sunset & Window)
Lot #149
MICHAEL FRENCH
Tankettles (Sunset & Window)

acrylic
signed and dated 1976 lower right
19.5 x 14.5 ins ( 49.5 x 36.8 cms )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Current bid: $400.00
Next bid is: $425.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by John A. Hammond, Figures on the Coast
Lot #150
JOHN A. HAMMOND
Figures on the Coast

watercolour
signed lower right
7.25 x 8.75 ins ( 18.4 x 22.2 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Current bid: $300.00
Next bid is: $325.00

Closes in 22 hours and 16 minutes
December 12th at 03:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by Gerald Gladstone, Shoreline Light #5
Lot #151
GERALD GLADSTONE
Shoreline Light #5

three oils on canvas
titled and dated 2002 on a gallery label on the reverse of one of the canvases
24 x 18 ins ( 61 x 45.7 cms ) ( each canvas )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Current bid: $300.00
Next bid is: $325.00

Closes in 22 hours and 31 minutes
December 12th at 03:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Peter Kerrigan, Old Stagecoach Road, Knowlton, Quebec
Lot #152
PETER KERRIGAN
Old Stagecoach Road, Knowlton, Quebec

oil on board
signed lower left; signed, titled and dated “May 1980” on the reverse
12 x 18 ins ( 30.5 x 45.7 cms )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Next bid is: $250.00

Closes in 22 hours and 31 minutes
December 12th at 03:30:00 PM EST

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