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December Online Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
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Artwork by Homer Ransford Watson, Lotus Eaters
Lot #200
HOMER RANSFORD WATSON
Lotus Eaters

mixed media drawing
titled in pencil within the margin
4.75 x 6.75 ins ( 12.1 x 17.1 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Current bid: $240.00
Next bid is: $265.00

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Artwork by Antoine Bittar, Un dernier rayon
Lot #179
ANTOINE BITTAR
Un dernier rayon

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

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Current bid: $250.00
Next bid is: $275.00

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Artwork by Estelle Muriel Kerr, The Patchwork Quilt
Lot #156
ESTELLE MURIEL KERR
The Patchwork Quilt

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1916 lower right
18 x 22 ins ( 45.7 x 55.9 cms )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Current bid: $200.00
Next bid is: $225.00

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December 12th at 03:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Robert Houle, Obsession
Lot #88
ROBERT HOULE
Obsession

etching
signed, dated 1975, titled and numbered 4/10 in the lower margin; unframed (matted)
12.5 x 7.75 ins ( 31.8 x 19.7 cms ) ( plate size )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Next bid is: $225.00

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Artwork by Carl Beam, Geronimo
Lot #89
CARL BEAM
Geronimo

mixed media on paper
signed lower right; artist’s seal lower left; unframed
15 x 12 ins ( 38.1 x 30.5 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Current bid: $200.00
Next bid is: $225.00

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Artwork by Carl Beam, Residential Schools: An Essential Component of Genocide
Lot #90
CARL BEAM
Residential Schools: An Essential Component of Genocide

mixed media on paper
signed lower right; artist’s seal lower left; unframed
15 x 12 ins ( 38.1 x 30.5 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Current bid: $250.00
Next bid is: $275.00

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Artwork by Walter Bachinski, Seated Woman with Legs Crossed II
Lot #180
WALTER BACHINSKI
Seated Woman with Legs Crossed II

charcoal drawing
signed and dated lower right
24.75 x 19 ins ( 62.9 x 48.3 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Next bid is: $225.00

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Artwork by Robert Kakegamic, Canoeing
Lot #91
ROBERT KAKEGAMIC
Canoeing

acrylic on paper
signed and dated 1969 lower right
17 x 23.25 ins ( 43.2 x 59.1 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Next bid is: $200.00

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Artwork by (After) Cornelius Krieghoff, The Portage
Lot #190
(AFTER) CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF
The Portage

coloured lithograph
8.25 x 11.25 ins ( 21 x 28.6 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Current bid: $250.00
Next bid is: $275.00

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Artwork by Bert  Weir, Essex County
Lot #208
BERT WEIR
Essex County

oil on board
signed on the reverse; unframed
16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Next bid is: $250.00

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Artwork by Tibor Nyilasi, House on Baldwin Street
Lot #192
TIBOR NYILASI
House on Baldwin Street

woodblock print
signed, titled, dated ‘69 (identified as an error by the estate) and numbered 1/10 in the lower margin; signed by the artist’s spouse on a label on the reverse
12.25 x 15.25 ins ( 31.1 x 38.7 cms ) ( plate size )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Next bid is: $250.00

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Artwork by Thomas Keith Roberts, Main Street
Lot #116
THOMAS KEITH ROBERTS
Main Street

silkscreen
signed lower right; Sampson-Matthews label affixed to the reverse; condition noted bottom right
19.75 x 26.75 ins ( 50.2 x 67.9 cms )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Next bid is: $200.00

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Artwork by Leo Ayotte, Pommiers, St. Hilaire
Lot #210
LEO AYOTTE
Pommiers, St. Hilaire

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1972 on the reverse
8 x 10 ins ( 20.3 x 25.4 cms )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Current bid: $300.00
Next bid is: $325.00

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Artwork by Telford Fenton, Two Portraits
Lot #217
TELFORD FENTON
Two Portraits

conté
“Portrait of a Man” (conté on paper, signed and dated 1981 lower left, 38 x 25 inches); “Portrait of a Woman” (conté on paper, signed and dated 1977 lower right, 38 x 25 inches); unframed
38 x 25 ins ( 96.5 x 63.5 cms ) ( each sheet )

Estimated: $400.00$200.00 - $400.00

Next bid is: $150.00

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Artwork by Telford Fenton, Two Works on Paper
Lot #218
TELFORD FENTON
Two Works on Paper

conté
“Self-Portrait” (conté on paper, signed and dated 1977 lower right, 24 x 18 inches); “Abstract Composition” (conté on paper, signed and numbered 7/20 lower right, 30 x 22.5 inches); unframed
30 x 22.5 ins ( 76.2 x 57.2 cms ) ( largest sheet )

Estimated: $400.00$200.00 - $400.00

Next bid is: $150.00

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Artwork by John Nesbitt, Untitled (Two Rock Formation)
Lot #57
JOHN NESBITT
Untitled (Two Rock Formation)

bronze and stone sculpture
signed
5 x 10.25 x 5.25 ins ( 12.7 x 26 x 13.3 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00

Current bid: $100.00
Next bid is: $125.00

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December 12th at 02:30:00 PM EST

Artwork by Paul Duval, Barker Fairley Limited Edition Book, includes two lithographs
Lot #119
PAUL DUVAL
Barker Fairley Limited Edition Book, includes two lithographs


“Barker Fairley” (Paul Duval, Marianne Friedland Gallery Limited, 1980) signed by Barker Fairley and author on inside page, includes 2 unframed lithographs - each signed and numbered 171/300 (11.5 ins x 11 ins (sheet)) enclosed in front pages; in original case
13 x 12.25 x 1.25 ins ( 33 x 31.1 x 3.2 cms )

Estimated: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00

Current bid: $200.00
Next bid is: $225.00

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Artwork by John Scott, Crowned Portrait
Lot #40
JOHN SCOTT
Crowned Portrait

ink on paper
inscribed “z-99” lower left
17.75 x 24 ins ( 45.1 x 61 cms )

Estimated: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00

Current bid: $250.00
Next bid is: $275.00

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December 12th at 02:15:00 PM EST

Artwork by Serge Tousignant, Braises
Lot #223
SERGE TOUSIGNANT
Braises

etching
signed, titled, dated 1964 and numbered 4/10 in the lower margin
11.5 x 10 ins ( 29.2 x 25.4 cms ) ( plate size )

Estimated: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00

Next bid is: $200.00

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Artwork by Alfred Swatkins, Three Landscapes
Lot #225
ALFRED SWATKINS
Three Landscapes

three etchings
each signed in the lower right margin; measuring 7.5 ins x 9.5 ins, 7.5 ins x 9.5 ins and 9.25 ins x 12 ins respectively (plate size)
9.25 x 12 ins ( 23.5 x 30.5 cms ) ( (largest piece) )

Estimated: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00

Next bid is: $150.00

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Artwork by Paul Fournier, Collection of Eleven Works
Lot #211
PAUL FOURNIER
Collection of Eleven Works

gouache and etchings
eleven works including “Untitled Abstract” (gouache on paper, signed, dated “81-5” and inscribed “To Jack - Love & Prayers” in pencil in the lower margin; also signed on the reverse, 8.75 x 6 inches); “Bat #1” (etching, signed, titled, dated ‘68 and numbered AP, sheet 7.5 x 5 inches);”Bat #2” (etching, signed, dated ‘68 and numbered 16/50 in pencil in the lower margin, sheet 11 x 7.75 inches); “Bat #3” (etching, signed, titled, dated ‘68 and numbered AP in pencil in the lower margin, sheet 8 x 5 inches); “Mouse Skull” (etching, signed, titled and dated ‘68 in pencil in the lower margin, sheet 8.75 x 6.75 inches); “Prophet Emerging” (etching, signed, titled, dated ‘68 and numbered 38/40 in pencil in the lower margin, sheet 7 x 9 inches); “Mole #3” (etching, signed, titled, dated ‘68 and numbered 25/50 in pencil in the lower margin, sheet 7.5 x 10.25 inches); “Crow Claws” (etching, signed, titled, dated ‘68 and numbered 14/25 in pencil in the lower margin, sheet 12.5 x 11 inches); “Landscape 67” (etching, signed, titled, dated ‘67 and numbered 73/100 in pencil in the lower margin, sheet 11 x 19.75 inches); “Shell Ensemble” (etching, signed, titled, dated ‘83 and numbered 12/100 in pencil in the lower margin, sheet 11.5 x 18.5 inches); “Paul Fournier” (signed, titled, dated ‘67 and numbered 21/35 in pencil in the lower margin, sheet 13.5 x 19 inches); all unframed
13.5 x 19 ins ( 34.3 x 48.3 cms ) ( largest )

Estimated: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00

Current bid: $280.00
Next bid is: $305.00

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Artwork by Rodolphe Duguay, Sans titre (Maison)
Lot #120
RODOLPHE DUGUAY
Sans titre (Maison)

woodblock print
signed in the lower margin
4.75 x 5.75 ins ( 12.1 x 14.6 cms ) ( image )

Estimated: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00

Next bid is: $200.00

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Artwork by Noah Qinuajua, Sitting Figure with a Seal Float
Lot #92
NOAH QINUAJUA
Sitting Figure with a Seal Float

stone
inscribed with disc number “E9-822” on the underside of the left foot
5.5 x 9.75 x 4.75 ins ( 14 x 24.8 x 12.1 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $175.00
Next bid is: $200.00

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Artwork by Possibly Oviloo Tunnillie, Owl
Lot #93
POSSIBLY OVILOO TUNNILLIE
Owl

stone
inscribed with syllabics on the underside
12 x 7 x 6.5 ins ( 30.5 x 17.8 x 16.5 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $175.00
Next bid is: $200.00

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Artwork by Harold Barling Town, Chaplin
Lot #212
HAROLD BARLING TOWN
Chaplin

lithograph
signed, dated 1971 and numbered “113-160” lower right; unframed
20 x 14 ins ( 50.8 x 35.6 cms )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $175.00
Next bid is: $200.00

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Artwork by Pierre Henry, Girl Grooming Horse
Lot #213
PIERRE HENRY
Girl Grooming Horse

charcoal drawing heightened with white
signed lower left
16.5 x 11.5 ins ( 41.9 x 29.2 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Next bid is: $100.00

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Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, The Image of David on the Astral Plane
Lot #94
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
The Image of David on the Astral Plane

colour silkscreen print
signed, titled and numbered 26/160 in the lower margin
31.5 x 12.5 ins ( 80 x 31.8 cms ) ( image )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $425.00
Next bid is: $450.00

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Artwork by Eliyahkota Samualie, Imaginary Bird
Lot #95
ELIYAHKOTA SAMUALIE
Imaginary Bird

stonecut and stencil
inscribed with artist’s name, titled, numbered 22/50 and inscribed “Dorset 1976” in the lower margin
24.5 x 34 ins ( 62.2 x 86.4 cms )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $150.00
Next bid is: $175.00

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Artwork by  Books and Reference, Fifteen Canadian Art Reference Books
Lot #121
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Fifteen Canadian Art Reference Books


“Garry Neill Kennedy: Printed Matter, 1971-2009 = imprimés, 1971-2009” (Peter Trepanier, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 2012); “FitzGerald as Printmaker: A Catalogue Raisonné of the First Complete Exhibition of His Printed Works” (Helen Coy, University of Manitoba Press, Winnipeg, 1982); “In Seclusion with Nature: The Later Work of L. LeMoine Fitzgerald, 1942-1956” (Michael Parke-Taylor, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, 1989); “Beauty in a Common Thing: Drawings and Prints by L.L. Fitzgerald” (Christine Lalonde, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 2004); “Lionel LeMoine Fitzgerald, 1890-1956: The Development of An Artist” (The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, 1978); “Caroline and Frank Armington: Canadian Painter-Etchers in Paris” (Janet Braide and Nancy Parke-Taylor, Region of Peel Art Gallery, Brampton, Ont., 1989); “Franklin Carmichael: prints = gravures” (McMichael Canadian Collection, Kleinburg, Ont., 1984); “The Prints of Edwin Holgate = Les gravures d’Edwin Holgate” (Ian M, Thom, The Gallery, Kleinburg, Ont., 1989); “A New Class of Art: The Artists’s Print in Canadian Art, 1877-1920” (Rosemarie L. Tovell, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1996); “The Wood Engravings of Laurence Hyde” (Patyricia Ainslie, The Museum, Calgary, C. 1986); “Margaret Shelton: Block Prints, 1936-1984” (Patricia Ainslie, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, 1984); “Cecil Buller: Modernist Printmaker = graveur moderniste” (Patricia Ainslie, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, c. 1989); “Walter J. Phillips, R.C.A.: Woodcuts and Watercolours” (Masters Gallery, Calgary, 1991); “Printmaking in British Columbia, 1889-1983 / Art Gallery of Greater Victoria: October 6 to November 27, 1983: (Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, 1983); “Images of the Land: Canadian Block Prints, 1919-1945” (Patricia Ainslie, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, c. 1984)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $150.00
Next bid is: $175.00

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December 12th at 03:00:00 PM EST

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Sixteen Canadian Art Reference Books
Lot #122
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Sixteen Canadian Art Reference Books


“E.B. Cox: A Life in Sculpture” (Gary Michael Dault, Boston Mills Pressm Erin, Ont., 1999) sold with E.B,. Cox “Head of a Man, 1950”, ceramic, 7 x 4 x 3.5 inches, “Emanuel Hahn and Elizabeth Wyn Wood: Tradition and Innovation in Canadian Sculpture” (Victoria Baker, National Gallery of Canadam, Ottawa, 1997); “Stanley E. Brunst - Radical Painter: An Exhibition Organized for the Mendel Art Gallery” (Terrence Heath, The Gallery, Saskatoon, 1982); “Transformation of Vision: The Works of H. Eric Bergman” (Nancy E. Dillow, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, 1983); “A Boy All Spirit: Thoreau MacDonald in the 1920s” (Thoreau MacDonald, Penumbra Press, Manotick, Ont., c. 2002); “Caven Atkins: The Winnipeg Years” (Ted Fraser, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, c. 1987); “Memorial Art Gallery, Nutana Collegiate Insitutute, Saskatoon” (Nutana Collegiate Institute, Memorial Art Gallery, Saskatoon, 1979); “Uprooted: The Life and Art of Ernest Lidner” (Terrence Heath, Fifth House, Saskatoon, 1983); “A Lifelong Journey: the Art and Teaching of H.G. Glyde” (Patricia Ainslie, Glenbow Alberta Institute, Calgary, c. 1987); “Canadian Country Furniture, 1675-1950” (Michael S. Bird, Stoddart, Toronto, c. 1994); “The Comfortable Arts: Traditional Spinning and Weaving in Canada” (Dorothy K. Burnham, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1981); “L’Estampe au Québec, 1900-1950” (Denis Martin, Musée du Québec, Québec, 1988); “Husband and Wife: The Wood Engravings of John J.A. Murphy and Cecil Buller” (Denis Martin, Musée du Québec, Québec, c. 1997); “The Vital Vision/Drawings by Ruth Annaqtuusi Tuluralik” (Marion E. Jackson and David F. Pelly, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, 1985); “Leslie G. Saunders, A Retrospective” (George Moppett, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, 1989); “Bart Pragnell - A Retrospective” (George Moppett, The Gallery, Saskatoon, 1990)
x ins ( 0 x 0 cms )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Next bid is: $150.00

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