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July Auction of Works on Paper, Prints & Books (Online Auction)
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Artwork by Horace Champagne, The Old Homestead, Court St., Alymer, Que.
Lot #183
HORACE CHAMPAGNE
The Old Homestead, Court St., Alymer, Que.

pastel
signed lower right; titled and dated “Feb 2/84” on the reverse
11.5 x 14.5 ins ( 29.2 x 36.8 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00

Current bid: $700.00
Next bid is: $750.00

Closes July 14th at 03:15:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Robert Wakeham Pilot, Paris
Lot #191
ROBERT WAKEHAM PILOT
Paris

pencil
signed, titled and dated 1921 along the lower edge
10.75 x 8.25 ins ( 27.3 x 21 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00

Current bid: $500.00
Next bid is: $550.00

Closes July 14th at 03:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Tony Scherman, Jocasta
Lot #209
TONY SCHERMAN
Jocasta

giclee reproduction
signed and numbered 65/75 lower right
23.5 x 27.25 ins ( 59.7 x 69.2 cms )

Estimated: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00

Next bid is: $500.00

Closes July 14th at 03:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Canadian Art Reference Books and CNE Catalogues
Lot #150
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Canadian Art Reference Books and CNE Catalogues

3 books; 5 catalogues
Canadian National Exhibition Catalogue 1930;

Canadian National Exhibition Catalogue 1932;

Canadian National Exhibition Catalogue 1933;

Canadian National Exhibition Catalogue 1937;

Canadian National Exhibition Catalogue 1938;

“Breaking Barriers: Eric Brown and the National Gallery” (F. Maud Brown, The Society for Art Publications, 1964); signed by Charles Comfort “For Will (Ogilvie) and Sheelah from Louise and Charles at Christmas 1965” on the frontispiece;

“The Year of Canadian Art 1913” (The Arts & Letters Club of Toronto, J.M. Dent & Sons, London/Toronto, 1913); signed by W.O. Forsyth on the frontispiece;

“Clarence A. Gagnon” (Albert H. Robson, The Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1945);

“Canada’s Past in Pictures” (Charles W. Jefferys, The Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1934); signed, with original drawing by C.W. Jefferys on the frontispiece
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Estimated: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00

Next bid is: $400.00

Closes July 14th at 02:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Rudolph Carl Gorman, Masa
Lot #121
RUDOLPH CARL GORMAN
Masa

colour lithograph
signed and dated 1987 lower left; numbered 170/200 lower right; unframed
36 x 29.5 ins ( 91.4 x 74.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00

Next bid is: $400.00

Closes July 14th at 02:15:00 PM EDT

Artwork by William Ronald, Bjanka & Friend
Lot #111
WILLIAM RONALD
Bjanka & Friend

mixed media on paper
signed and indistinctly dated lower left; signed, titled and inscribed “wait ‘till you see Bianca” on the reverse; unframed
19.75 x 25.5 ins ( 50.2 x 64.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00

Next bid is: $400.00

Closes July 14th at 02:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Henri Leopold Masson, The Violin Player
Lot #126
HENRI LEOPOLD MASSON
The Violin Player

pastel on paper
signed lower right
12.25 x 7.25 ins ( 31.1 x 18.4 cms )

Estimated: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00

Current bid: $450.00
Next bid is: $475.00

Closes July 14th at 02:15:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Charles Pachter, Self Portrait
Lot #128
CHARLES PACHTER
Self Portrait

mixed media print
signed, dated 1987 and numbered 1/10 lower left; titled on a label on the reverse
29.75 x 21 ins ( 75.6 x 53.3 cms )

Estimated: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00

Next bid is: $500.00

Closes July 14th at 02:15:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith, The Manoir Richelieu
Lot #186
FREDERIC MARLETT BELL-SMITH
The Manoir Richelieu

oil on canvas, laid down on board
signed (incised) lower right; titled on the reverse; unframed
4 x 5.75 ins ( 10.2 x 14.6 cms ) ( board )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Next bid is: $250.00

Closes July 14th at 03:15:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Jack Beder, Fisherman’s Sheds and Wharf, N.S.; Elevators, Montreal Harbour, 1929
Lot #166
JACK BEDER
Fisherman’s Sheds and Wharf, N.S.; Elevators, Montreal Harbour, 1929


“Fisherman’s Sheds and Wharf, N.S.” (watercolour mounted to card, signed lower right; titled and dated 1950 on the reverse, 17.5 x 24 inches);
“Elevators, Montreal Harbour, 1929” (gouache on paper, signed lower right; titled and dated 1929 on the reverse, 18.25 x 24.25 inches);
both unframed
18.25 x 24 ins ( 46.4 x 61 cms ) ( largest sheet )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Next bid is: $400.00

Closes July 14th at 03:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Gordon Appelbe Smith, Seascape; Three Apples; Two Apples on Plate
Lot #173
GORDON APPELBE SMITH
Seascape; Three Apples; Two Apples on Plate

portfolio of three lithographs
-“Seascape” (lithograph, 16 x18 ins. [sheet], signed and numbered 76/100 in the lower margin);
-“Three Apples” (lithograph, 16 x18 ins. [sheet], signed and numbered 76/100 in the lower margin);
-“Two Apples on Plate” (lithograph, 16 x18 ins. [sheet], signed and numbered 76/100 in the lower margin);
in a portfolio sleeve, all unframed
16 x 18 ins ( 40.6 x 45.7 cms ) ( each sheet )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Current bid: $425.00
Next bid is: $450.00

Closes July 14th at 03:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Yousuf Karsh, The Right Honourable Roland Michener and Norah Willis Michener
Lot #230
YOUSUF KARSH
The Right Honourable Roland Michener and Norah Willis Michener

gelatin silver print
signed by the artist and sitters in the lower margin
6.75 x 5 ins ( 17.1 x 12.7 cms ) ( plate size )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Next bid is: $400.00

Closes July 14th at 04:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Matsumi Kanemitsu, San Francisco (1968)
Lot #108
MATSUMI KANEMITSU
San Francisco (1968)

colour lithograph
Inscribed “San Francisco 38, Happy 14, New York 4/29/69” upper left; signed, dated 1968 and numbered 7/80 lower right; displayed with a mat in shrinkwrap
30 x 22 ins ( 76.2 x 55.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Next bid is: $350.00

Closes July 14th at 02:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Vanguard
Lot #151
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Vanguard

69 magazines
April 1979
Summer 1980
September 1980
October 1980
November 1980
December 1980/January 1981
March 1981
April 1981
May 1981
Summer 1981
September 1981
October 1981
November 1981
December 1981/January 1982
February 1982
March 1982
April 1982
May 1982
Summer 1982
September 1982
October/November 1982
December/January 1982/1983
February 1983
March 1983
April 1983
May 1983
Summer 1983
September 1983
October 1983
November 1983
December 1983/January 1984
February 1984
March 1984
April 1984
May 1984
Summer 1984
September 1984
October 1984
November 1984
December 1984/January 1985
December/January 1985/1986
February 1985
March 1985
April 1985
May 1985
Summer 1985
September 1985
October 1985
November 1985
February/March 1986
April/May 1986
Summer 1986
September 1986
October/November 1986
December/January 1986/1987
February/March 1987
April/May 1987
Summer 1987
September/October 1987
November 1987
December/January 1987/1988
February/March 1988
April/May 1988
Summer 1988
September/October 1988
November 1988
December/January 1988/1989
February/March 1989
April/May 1989
Summer 1989
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Next bid is: $350.00

Closes July 14th at 02:45:00 PM EDT

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Canadian Art (6 issues); The Studio (April 1945 issue); artmagazine (20 issues)
Lot #149
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Canadian Art (6 issues); The Studio (April 1945 issue); artmagazine (20 issues)

27 magazines
Canadian Art Magazine: April-May 1946, Summer 1949, October 1951, Christmas-New Year 1951-52, Autumn 1952, Autumn 1954;

The Studio, Special Canadian Issue, April 1945;

artmagazine issues:
March/April 1976
September/October 1978
November/December 1978
May/June 1979
September/October 1979
November/December 1979
February/March 1980
May/June 1980
September/October 1980
November/December 1980
February/March 1981
May/June 1981
September/October 1981
November/December/January 81/82
February/March/April 1982
May/June/July 1982
September/October 1982
December 1982/January/February 1983
Spring 1983
Summer 1983
Fall 1983

x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Next bid is: $350.00

Closes July 14th at 02:45:00 PM EDT

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