Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art

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Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Fishermen Cleaning Catch, Bay of Quinte
Lot #1
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Fishermen Cleaning Catch, Bay of Quinte

oil on board
with sketch of “Cattle Watering” on the reverse
13.75 x 17 ins ( 34.9 x 43.2 cms )

Sold for $3,120.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Walter Hawley Yarwood, Untitled
Lot #50
WALTER HAWLEY YARWOOD
Untitled

steel sculpture
mounted upon a wooden base
20 x 18.5 x 10 ins ( 50.8 x 47 x 25.4 cms ) ( overall (excluding base) )

Sold for $2,300.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Robert Davidson, Bird in the Air
Lot #49
ROBERT DAVIDSON
Bird in the Air

epoxy powder-coated aluminum
signed with initials, dated 2013 and numbered 4/12 on a brass plate at the side of the base; titled on a gallery label on the underside of the base
11 x 17.75 x 7.5 ins ( 27.9 x 45.1 x 19.1 cms ) ( overall (including base) )

Sold for $13,200.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, The Postman, Shannonville
Lot #59
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
The Postman, Shannonville

oil on canvas
signed lower right
24 x 30 ins ( 61 x 76.2 cms )

Sold for $9,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith, Queen Victoria’s Jubilee Procession
Lot #22
FREDERIC MARLETT BELL-SMITH
Queen Victoria’s Jubilee Procession

oil on board
signed and dated 1897 lower right; inscribed “Queen Victoria’s Jubilee Procession passing the National Gallery, London, June 22nd, 1897” on the reverse
6 x 9 ins ( 15.2 x 22.9 cms ) ( sight )

Sold for $4,400.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Tilling the Land with a Three-Horse Hitch
Lot #2
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Tilling the Land with a Three-Horse Hitch

oil on canvas
signed lower left
24 x 30 ins ( 61 x 76.2 cms )

Sold for $6,000.00
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 Adrien Hébert, Ste-Rose, maison familiale
Lot #83
ADRIEN HÉBERT
Ste-Rose, maison familiale

oil on canvas
signed lower right
22 x 18 ins ( 55.9 x 45.7 cms )

Sold for $6,000.00
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 Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Route et grand arbre
Lot #54
MARC-AURÈLE FORTIN
Route et grand arbre

oil on board
signed lower right; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
9.25 x 5.75 ins ( 23.5 x 14.6 cms )

Sold for $5,000.00
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 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 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 Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté, Paysage Arthabaska
Lot #55
MARC-AURÈLE DE FOY SUZOR-COTÉ
Paysage Arthabaska

oil on board
signed lower left; signed and dated 1920 on the reverse; signed, titled, dated “22 Oct. 1920” and inscribed “Souvenir de votre visite à mon studio” on the original frame backing (included with this artwork)
3.75 x 4.75 ins ( 9.5 x 12.1 cms )

Sold for $6,000.00
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 Sorel Etrog, Piéton Study (1976)
Lot #51
SOREL ETROG
Piéton Study (1976)

bronze
7.75 x 2 x 3.5 ins ( 19.7 x 5.1 x 8.9 cms ) ( overall (including base) )

Sold for $7,800.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Marion Long, Bay Street Looking South
Lot #21
MARION LONG
Bay Street Looking South

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed and titled on a label on the reverse
10 x 12 ins ( 25.4 x 30.5 cms )

Sold for $7,200.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Hal Ross Perrigard, Near the Docks, Gaspé, Quebec
Lot #40
HAL ROSS PERRIGARD
Near the Docks, Gaspé, Quebec

oil on canvas
signed lower right
25 x 30 ins ( 63.5 x 76.2 cms )

Sold for $12,000.00
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 Nicholas de Grandmaison, Untitled Portrait
Lot #45
NICHOLAS DE GRANDMAISON
Untitled Portrait

pastel
signed lower right
22 x 16 ins ( 55.9 x 40.6 cms )

Sold for $8,400.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

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