Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art which concluded on May 31, 2016. Select an item for more details.

Artwork by Lawren Stewart Harris, Algoma (Algoma Sketch 48)
LAWREN STEWART HARRIS
Algoma (Algoma Sketch 48)

oil on panel
inscribed “Lawren Harris” and “Algoma Sketches XL VIII” by Doris Mills on a label on the reverse
10.5 x 14 ins ( 26.7 x 35.6 cms )

Sold for $977,500.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Lawren Stewart Harris, House, Toronto
LAWREN STEWART HARRIS
House, Toronto

oil on panel
titled and inscribed “Lawren Harris” on the reverse; titled “Houses, Group No. XIV” and inscribed “Lawren Harris” by Doris Mills on a label; inscribed “property of Bess Harris 1942”; typed “Howard K. Harris Estate” on a label (titled “House Toronto”)
10.5 x 14 ins ( 26.7 x 35.6 cms )

Sold for $115,000.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Lawren Stewart Harris, Shacks
LAWREN STEWART HARRIS
Shacks

oil on panel
signed lower right
10 x 13 ins ( 25.4 x 33 cms )

Sold for $103,500.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Jean Paul Riopelle, Petite Californie, 1962
JEAN PAUL RIOPELLE
Petite Californie, 1962

oil on canvas
signed lower right
23.75 x 23.75 ins ( 60.3 x 60.3 cms )

Sold for $70,000.00
Sale date: June 1st 2016

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Five Colour Prints (1965 Portfolio)
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Five Colour Prints (1965 Portfolio)

complete set of five colour serigraphs
“Red Sash- New York 1962”, “Red Stripes- New York 1962”, “Red Orange Green- 1963”, “Nice Pink- 1965”, “Stripes to the Right- 1965”; each signed, dated 1965 and numbered 57/100, housed in the original portfolio
26 x 20.5 ins ( 66 x 52.1 cms ) ( each )

Sold for $57,500.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Frank Hans Johnston, A Rocky Corner - Bryce’s Island, Lake of the Woods
FRANK HANS JOHNSTON
A Rocky Corner - Bryce’s Island, Lake of the Woods

oil on panel
signed with initials lower right; titled on the reverse
5.75 x 8 ins ( 14.6 x 20.3 cms )

Sold for $48,300.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by William Kurelek, Stop Thief!
WILLIAM KURELEK
Stop Thief!

mixed media on board
signed with monogram and dated 1974 lower right; titled on the reverse
7.25 x 8.75 ins ( 18.4 x 22.2 cms )

Sold for $34,500.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Robert Wakeham Pilot, Cottage with Cross, Newfoundland
ROBERT WAKEHAM PILOT
Cottage with Cross, Newfoundland

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1938 lower left
18 x 24 ins ( 45.7 x 61 cms )

Sold for $34,500.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Jackknife Bay
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Jackknife Bay

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

Sold for $34,500.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Ted Harrison, Bennett Walk
TED HARRISON
Bennett Walk

acrylic on canvas board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1982 on the reverse
36 x 24 ins ( 91.4 x 61 cms )

Sold for $29,900.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Ivan Kenneth Eyre, Cairn
IVAN KENNETH EYRE
Cairn

oil on canvas
signed lower right; signed on the reverse
27 x 33 ins ( 68.6 x 83.8 cms )

Sold for $25,300.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by William Kurelek, Snow Showers and Horses Foraging
WILLIAM KURELEK
Snow Showers and Horses Foraging

gouache
signed with monogram and dated 1966 lower right
14 x 18.75 ins ( 35.6 x 47.6 cms )

Sold for $23,000.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Rita Letendre, Rencontre
RITA LETENDRE
Rencontre

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1964 on the reverse
18 x 20 ins ( 45.7 x 50.8 cms )

Sold for $23,000.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Bertram Richard Brooker, Creation
BERTRAM RICHARD BROOKER
Creation

oil on board
titled and the estate stamp on the reverse
24 x 17 ins ( 61 x 43.2 cms )

Sold for $23,000.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Southern Alberta Town
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Southern Alberta Town

oil on board
signed and inscribed indistinctly lower left
10.5 x 13.5 ins ( 26.7 x 34.3 cms )

Sold for $23,000.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Previous Auctions

Select from a list of previous auctions to view specific sale highlights.

September Auction of Canadian & International Arwtork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 20, 2017
 
Summer Exhibition of Canadian Artwork (Selling Exhibition)
Sale Closed: August 30, 2017
 
June Auction of Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 14, 2017
 
Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art (Live Auction)
Sale Closed: May 25, 2017
 
March Online Auction of Canadian & International Artwork
Sale Closed: March 8, 2017
 
December Auction of Canadian & International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2016
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art (Live Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2016
 
September Auction of Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 21, 2016
 
Auction of Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 22, 2016
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 31, 2016
 
Auction of Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 23, 2016
 
Auction of Works on Paper including Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 24, 2016
 
December Auction of Artwork
Sale Closed: December 9, 2015
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 25, 2015
 
Auction of Canadian & International Art
Sale Closed: September 24, 2015
 
Variety “Art For The Heart” 2015 Charity Art Auction
Sale Closed: September 30, 2015
 
Auction of Canadian & International Prints
Sale Closed: August 27, 2015
 
Summer Exhibition of Contemporary Art
Sale Closed: September 8, 2015
 
Available Works
Sale Closed: June 1, 2015
 
Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 28, 2015
 
March Auction of Canadian & International Art
Sale Closed: March 23, 2015
 
February Auction of Canadian & International Prints
Sale Closed: February 19, 2015
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 28, 2014
 
September Auction of Canadian & International Art
Sale Closed: September 17, 2014
 
June Auction of Canadian & International Contemporary Art
Sale Closed: June 25, 2014
 
Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 29, 2014
 
March Auction of Canadian Art
Sale Closed: March 26, 2014
 
February Auction of International Art including Prints and Posters
Sale Closed: February 26, 2014
 
Premier Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 29, 2013
 
Canadian Art Auction
Sale Closed: September 25, 2013
 
Spring Auction of Canadian Art
Sale Closed: June 20, 2013
 
Fall Auction of Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 30, 2012
 
Spring Auction of Canadian Art
Sale Closed: June 23, 2012
 

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