Auction Catalogue

Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art (Live Auction)
These works of art are included in our upcoming auction. Artwork offered through our auctions is subject to our conditions of sale.

Artwork by Jean Paul Lemieux, Basse messe, dimanche
Lot #20
JEAN PAUL LEMIEUX
Basse messe, dimanche

oil on canvas
signed, titled “Basse Messe” and dated 1983 lower left; inscribed “Dimanche” on the stretcher
39 x 92 ins ( 99.1 x 233.7 cms )

Sold for $330,400.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by William Kurelek, Pioneer Homestead on a Winter’s Evening
Lot #31
WILLIAM KURELEK
Pioneer Homestead on a Winter’s Evening

mixed media on board
signed with monogram and dated 1971 lower right; titled on the reverse of the artist’s frame
24.5 x 19 ins ( 62.2 x 48.3 cms )

Sold for $82,600.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Takao Tanabe, Autumn Foothills
Lot #16
TAKAO TANABE
Autumn Foothills

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1983 lower right; signed, titled, dated “3/83” and inscribed “Errington” on the reverse
26 x 72 ins ( 66 x 182.9 cms )

Sold for $37,760.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Cornelius Krieghoff, Hudson Bay Trader (Early Trading with the Indians), circa 1845-47
Lot #44
CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF
Hudson Bay Trader (Early Trading with the Indians), circa 1845-47

oil on canvas
signed lower right
11.5 x 15.5 ins ( 29.2 x 39.4 cms )

Sold for $47,200.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, Highland Games, Fredericton
Lot #63
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
Highland Games, Fredericton

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled and inscribed “75” on the reverse
40 x 48 ins ( 101.6 x 121.9 cms )

Sold for $100,300.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Jean Albert McEwen, Rose traversant les jaunes
Lot #19
JEAN ALBERT MCEWEN
Rose traversant les jaunes

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1978 lower right; titled on the reverse
88 x 68 ins ( 223.5 x 172.7 cms )

Sold for $88,500.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Gordon Appelbe Smith, West Coast #2 (1974)
Lot #28
GORDON APPELBE SMITH
West Coast #2 (1974)

acrylic on canvas
signed lower right; signed, titled, inscribed “April” and stamped with the artist’s name on the stretcher; dated 1974 on the gallery label on the reverse
56 x 65 ins ( 142.2 x 165.1 cms )

Sold for $40,120.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Frederick Grant Banting, Inlet, French River
Lot #57
FREDERICK GRANT BANTING
Inlet, French River

oil on board
certified and dated “24-4-76” by Lady Henrietta E. Banting on a stamp and dated 1933 on an exhibition label on the reverse
10.5 x 13.5 ins ( 26.7 x 34.3 cms )

Sold for $28,320.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Peter Clapham Sheppard, St. Lawrence Market
Lot #3
PETER CLAPHAM SHEPPARD
St. Lawrence Market

oil on canvas
signed lower right; estate stamp on the reverse
20 x 25 ins ( 50.8 x 63.5 cms )

Sold for $23,600.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Autumn Woodland, Combermere
Lot #22
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Autumn Woodland, Combermere

oil on board
signed lower right; signed and titled on the reverse
12 x 15 ins ( 30.5 x 38.1 cms )

Sold for $21,240.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Small Chair (Hand)
Lot #47
SOREL ETROG
Small Chair (Hand)

bronze
stamped signature and editioned 2/7
17.5 x 9.5 x 8.5 ins ( 44.5 x 24.1 x 21.6 cms ) ( overall )

Sold for $28,320.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Lovers
Lot #64
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Lovers

oil on board
signed and dated 1949 lower right; titled on a label on the reverse
26 x 20 ins ( 66 x 50.8 cms )

Sold for $17,700.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Clarence Alphonse Gagnon, La Mare, Baie St. Paul, 1920
Lot #26
CLARENCE ALPHONSE GAGNON
La Mare, Baie St. Paul, 1920

oil on panel
certified by Lucile Rodier Gagnon (no.358) on a label on the reverse
4.75 x 7 ins ( 12.1 x 17.8 cms )

Sold for $23,600.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Oxtongue Lake
Lot #43
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Oxtongue Lake

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated “July /82” on the reverse
12 x 15 ins ( 30.5 x 38.1 cms )

Sold for $16,520.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by William Perehudoff, AC-88-8
Lot #37
WILLIAM PEREHUDOFF
AC-88-8

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1988 on the reverse
44 x 46.25 ins ( 111.8 x 117.5 cms )

Sold for $15,340.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by William Kurelek, Hand Garden Rake / Three to Get Married
Lot #74
WILLIAM KURELEK
Hand Garden Rake / Three to Get Married

mixed media on board
titled and inscribed to the original owners “on their wedding” verso
7.75 x 13.5 ins ( 19.7 x 34.3 cms )

Sold for $11,800.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Farm at Avoca, Quebec
Lot #7
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Farm at Avoca, Quebec

oil on board
signed lower left; signed, titled, dated “Oct. 1966” and inscribed “canvas 16 x 20” on the reverse
10.5 x 13.5 ins ( 26.7 x 34.3 cms ) ( each subject )

Sold for $14,160.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Maud Lewis, Train through Town
Lot #77
MAUD LEWIS
Train through Town

mixed media on board
signed lower right
12 x 14 ins ( 30.5 x 35.6 cms )

Sold for $20,060.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Kazuo Nakamura, Spectral Suspension
Lot #24
KAZUO NAKAMURA
Spectral Suspension

oil on canvas
37 x 31 ins ( 94 x 78.7 cms )

Sold for $17,700.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Artwork by Christian Marcel Barbeau, Dents de sable à cran d’acier / le langage des sources
Lot #105
CHRISTIAN MARCEL BARBEAU
Dents de sable à cran d’acier / le langage des sources

oil on canvas, laid on panel
signed and dated 1947 lower right; signed, titled and dated on the reverse
11.75 x 16.75 ins ( 29.8 x 42.5 cms )

Sold for $23,600.00
Sale date: November 19th 2019

Auction Information


Live Auction

Tuesday, November 19th at 7:00 pm

Gardiner Museum

111 Queen's Park, Toronto (map)

Please note: During the auction, artwork

on offer will be presented via projected slides.


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Cowley Abbott Gallery

326 Dundas Street West, Toronto (map)


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