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 Ivan Kenneth Eyre, Amber Pass
Lot #14
IVAN KENNETH EYRE
Amber Pass

oil on canvas
signed lower left; signed, titled (twice) and dated 1992 on the reverse
46 x 49.75 ins ( 116.8 x 126.4 cms )

Estimated: $120,000.00$80,000.00 - $120,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, October Morning, Épisy (1909)
Lot #53
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
October Morning, Épisy (1909)

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled, dated 1909 and inscribed “810”, “2158”, “Exhibited at Montreal, Toronto, Halifax, Liverpool”, “No. 1” and “His Frame” (struck) on the stretcher; titled and inscribed “Owned by EJ Jackson, Lethbridge” on a label on the stretcher
21.5 x 25.5 ins ( 54.6 x 64.8 cms )

Estimated: $80,000.00$60,000.00 - $80,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by James Edward Hervey MacDonald, Larches, Mountain Lake
Lot #52
JAMES EDWARD HERVEY MACDONALD
Larches, Mountain Lake

oil on board
signed and dated “Sept. 13, 1929” lower right; signed and titled (twice) on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Estimated: $70,000.00$50,000.00 - $70,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Manon
Lot #5
SOREL ETROG
Manon

bronze
stamped signature and edition (4/7) on the base
49.5 x 12.5 x 8.75 ins ( 125.7 x 31.8 x 22.2 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by William Kurelek, The Grouse Mountain Sky Ride
Lot #6
WILLIAM KURELEK
The Grouse Mountain Sky Ride

mixed media on board
signed with initials and dated 1973 lower right; titled on a gallery label on the reverse
30 x 18 ins ( 76.2 x 45.7 cms )

Estimated: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Efa Prudence Heward, Mrs. Decco (1940)
Lot #28
EFA PRUDENCE HEWARD
Mrs. Decco (1940)

oil on canvas
signed upper right; the artist’s name and address inscribed on a label on the reverse; a portrait sketch of a woman on the reverse
24 x 20.25 ins ( 61 x 51.4 cms )

Estimated: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Franklin Carmichael, Orillia (1915)
Lot #10
FRANKLIN CARMICHAEL
Orillia (1915)

oil on double board
titled, dated 1915, inscribed “OS-2-A” with the estate stamp on the reverse
8.25 x 10.5 ins ( 21 x 26.7 cms )

Estimated: $60,000.00$40,000.00 - $60,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by William Kurelek, Haystacks and Ducks (Ukrainian Series)
Lot #20
WILLIAM KURELEK
Haystacks and Ducks (Ukrainian Series)

mixed media on board
signed with the artist’s monogram and dated 1977 lower right; inscribed “JK” on the reverse; titled on a label on the reverse
20 x 16.5 ins ( 50.8 x 41.9 cms )

Estimated: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by William Ronald, Invasion (1955)
Lot #35
WILLIAM RONALD
Invasion (1955)

oil on canvas
signed lower right
47.75 x 60 ins ( 121.3 x 152.4 cms )

Estimated: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Peter Clapham Sheppard, The General Store
Lot #42
PETER CLAPHAM SHEPPARD
The General Store

oil on canvas
signed lower right
29 x 40 ins ( 73.7 x 101.6 cms )

Estimated: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Old Farm Buildings, Quebec
Lot #83
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Old Farm Buildings, Quebec

oil on board
signed lower right; inscribed “Crawley” on the reverse
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Estimated: $35,000.00$25,000.00 - $35,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Homage to Dr. Martin Luther King
Lot #27
SOREL ETROG
Homage to Dr. Martin Luther King

bronze
stamped signature and edition (5/7) on the base
18 x 13.75 x 5.75 ins ( 45.7 x 34.9 x 14.6 cms ) ( overall )

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

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Girl with Red Hair
Lot #33
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Girl with Red Hair

oil on board
signed lower left; signed, titled and dated 1949 on the reverse
30 x 24 ins ( 76.2 x 61 cms )

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

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Kim Dorland, Green Tree Blue Tree
Lot #43
KIM DORLAND
Green Tree Blue Tree

oil, acrylic and spray paint on wood panel
signed, titled and dated 2009 on the reverse
60 x 60 ins ( 152.4 x 152.4 cms )

Estimated: $30,000.00$25,000.00 - $30,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Ronald Albert Martin, Phase III, To Foil Oils, #13
Lot #48
RONALD ALBERT MARTIN
Phase III, To Foil Oils, #13

winton and newton oils on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1997 on the stretcher
30 x 22 ins ( 76.2 x 55.9 cms )

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

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Georgian Bay
Lot #13
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Georgian Bay

oil on panel, laid on board
signed lower right
10.5 x 13.5 ins ( 26.7 x 34.3 cms )

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

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by Arthur Lismer, Fisherman’s Gear, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Lot #39
ARTHUR LISMER
Fisherman’s Gear, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

oil on board
signed and dated 1945 lower left; signed, titled, dated 1944 and inscribed “N. Ingonish - NS” on the reverse
12 x 15.75 ins ( 30.5 x 40 cms )

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

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 Alexander Young Jackson, Hills Near Ripon, Quebec
Lot #9
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Hills Near Ripon, Quebec

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated “March 1962” on the reverse
10.5 x 13.25 ins ( 26.7 x 33.7 cms )

Estimated: $25,000.00$20,000.00 - $25,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Artwork by David Brown Milne, Picnic
Lot #46
DAVID BROWN MILNE
Picnic

watercolour on illustration board
catalogue raisonné no. 105.11
12 x 10 ins ( 30.5 x 25.4 cms )

Estimated: $25,000.00$20,000.00 - $25,000.00

Sale Date: June 9th 2021

Live Auction

Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 at 7:00 pm EDT
Four Seasons Hotel
60 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto
Public attendance at this auction will likely be limited. Please keep in touch with us in regard to attendance as we approach the auction date.

Previewing (by appointment)
Cowley Abbott Gallery
May 10th to June 9th
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