Canadian & International Art

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Artwork by Robert Wakeham Pilot, Thonier, Concarneau
Lot #2
ROBERT WAKEHAM PILOT
Thonier, Concarneau

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed and titled ”Thonnier (sic) Concarneau” on the stretcher
18 x 24.25 ins ( 45.7 x 61.6 cms )

Estimated: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00

Next bid is: $4,500.00

Closes August 17th at 02:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Bruno Joseph Bobak, Late Summer Evening
Lot #1
BRUNO JOSEPH BOBAK
Late Summer Evening

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed and titled on the reverse
22 x 30 ins ( 55.9 x 76.2 cms )

Estimated: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Next bid is: $4,000.00

Closes August 17th at 02:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by William Goodridge Roberts, To Joan for Christmas
Lot #4
WILLIAM GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
To Joan for Christmas

oil on canvas, on board
signed lower right; titled and dated 1955 on the reverse
32 x 48 ins ( 81.3 x 121.9 cms )

Estimated: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Next bid is: $4,000.00

Closes August 17th at 02:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Frank Hans Johnston, Screen of Spruce
Lot #3
FRANK HANS JOHNSTON
Screen of Spruce

oil on board
signed lower left; signed and titled on the reverse, titled on a gallery label on the backing on the reverse
8 x 10 ins ( 20.3 x 25.4 cms )

Estimated: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Next bid is: $4,500.00

Closes August 17th at 02:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, The Horse
Lot #5
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
The Horse

oil on board
signed lower right; signed (twice), dated 1943, inscribed “Toronto” (twice) and “Haliburton, Ont.” on the reverse; signed and titled on a label on the reverse
8.5 x 11 ins ( 21.6 x 27.9 cms )

Estimated: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Current bid: $4,500.00
Next bid is: $4,700.00

Closes August 17th at 02:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Winter Landscape with River
Lot #6
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Winter Landscape with River

oil on canvas
signed lower left
20 x 26 ins ( 50.8 x 66 cms )

Estimated: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00

Next bid is: $2,600.00

Closes August 17th at 02:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Barker Fairley, Portrait of Jack Yashinsky
Lot #51
BARKER FAIRLEY
Portrait of Jack Yashinsky

oil on board
signed, titled and dated “May 10, 1973” on the reverse

sold together with the publication:
“Barker Fairley: Portraits” (Gary Michael Dault, Methuen Publications, Agincourt, Ontario, 1981)
15.75 x 12 ins ( 40 x 30.5 cms )

Estimated: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00

Next bid is: $2,000.00

Closes August 17th at 02:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Alan Caswell Collier, Gnat Pass, On the Arctic Watershed, South of Dease Lake, B.C.
Lot #7
ALAN CASWELL COLLIER
Gnat Pass, On the Arctic Watershed, South of Dease Lake, B.C.

oil on board
signed lower left; signed and titled on the reverse, titled on the artist’s label and gallery label on the reverse
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Estimated: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00

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

Closes August 17th at 02:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by David Bierk, Requiem for Life, to Earth and Rodin
Lot #27
DAVID BIERK
Requiem for Life, to Earth and Rodin


oil on photographs on board, oil on paper on board, steel
initialed lower right of each painted section; signed on the reverse; titled and dated 1999 on a label on the reverse
21.5 x 34.75 ins ( 54.6 x 88.3 cms )

Estimated: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00

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

Closes August 17th at 02:15:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Doris Jean McCarthy, Christina Maria & Escort
Lot #8
DORIS JEAN MCCARTHY
Christina Maria & Escort

oil on panel
signed lower right; inscribed 860415 on the reverse, titled and dated on a gallery label on the reverse
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Estimated: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00

Next bid is: $2,000.00

Closes August 17th at 02:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Alan Caswell Collier, Rock Mountain, B.C., South of Bridesville
Lot #9
ALAN CASWELL COLLIER
Rock Mountain, B.C., South of Bridesville

oil on board
signed lower right; signed and titled on the reverse
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Estimated: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00

Current bid: $2,200.00
Next bid is: $2,400.00

Closes August 17th at 02:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Thomas Ackermann, Frustrated Artist on His Way to Work (Thinking of Francis Bacon)
Lot #10
THOMAS ACKERMANN
Frustrated Artist on His Way to Work (Thinking of Francis Bacon)

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 2014 on the reverse; unframed
55.5 x 48.25 ins ( 141 x 122.6 cms )

Estimated: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00

Next bid is: $1,500.00

Closes August 17th at 02:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by E. Robert Ross, Distant Thunderstorm (Bruce Peninsula)
Lot #47
E. ROBERT ROSS
Distant Thunderstorm (Bruce Peninsula)

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 2020 lower left; signed, titled, dated and inscribed “Ontario, Canada...Near Overhang Point” on the reverse
20 x 30 ins ( 50.8 x 76.2 cms )

Estimated: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00

Next bid is: $1,500.00

Closes August 17th at 02:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by John Michael Anthony Koerner (Korner), Compass Rose (2)
Lot #22
JOHN MICHAEL ANTHONY KOERNER (KORNER)
Compass Rose (2)

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1960 lower right; signed, titled and inscribed “60-22” on the stretcher
38 x 38 ins ( 96.5 x 96.5 cms )

Estimated: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00

Next bid is: $1,500.00

Closes August 17th at 02:15:00 PM EDT

Artwork by William Goodridge Roberts, Landscape
Lot #11
WILLIAM GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
Landscape

oil on board
signed lower right
12 x 16 ins ( 30.5 x 40.6 cms )

Estimated: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00

Next bid is: $1,800.00

Closes August 17th at 02:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Thomas Keith Roberts, Sous Le Cap
Lot #12
THOMAS KEITH ROBERTS
Sous Le Cap

oil on board
signed lower left; signed, titled and dated 1969 on the reverse
36.25 x 24 ins ( 92.1 x 61 cms )

Estimated: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00

Current bid: $1,600.00
Next bid is: $1,700.00

Closes August 17th at 02:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Gordon McKinley Webber, Rocks and Trees
Lot #13
GORDON MCKINLEY WEBBER
Rocks and Trees

oil on canvas board
signed on the reverse
10 x 11.75 ins ( 25.4 x 29.8 cms )

Estimated: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00

Current bid: $1,600.00
Next bid is: $1,700.00

Closes August 17th at 02:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Gordon McKinley Webber, Karman Trail on Theme #1
Lot #23
GORDON MCKINLEY WEBBER
Karman Trail on Theme #1

tempera on board
signed and dated 1961 lower right; signed and titled on an exhibition label on the reverse
18 x 24 ins ( 45.7 x 61 cms )

Estimated: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00

Next bid is: $1,600.00

Closes August 17th at 02:15:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Greenfield and Sun
Lot #21
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Greenfield and Sun

colour lithograph
signed and dated 1960 within the plate; Markgraf embossed stamp in the lower left margin; titled and reads “The Agnes Etherington Art Centre / Queen’s University at Kingston, Ontario / Published with the Assistance of the Canada Council” upon the “Editions Markgraf Publishing” label in the lower right margin; unframed
20 x 26.75 ins ( 50.8 x 67.9 cms ) ( plate size )

Estimated: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00

Next bid is: $2,000.00

Closes August 17th at 02:15:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Mélanie Authier, Perch
Lot #24
MÉLANIE AUTHIER
Perch

oil on canvas
signed, titled, dated 2007 on the reverse; titled and dated on a gallery label on the stretcher; unframed
20 x 16 ins ( 50.8 x 40.6 cms )

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

Next bid is: $1,200.00

Closes August 17th at 02:15:00 PM EDT

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