Auction Catalogue

Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art (Live Auction)
You are viewing artwork to be offered during the May 25th Live Auction of Important Canadian Art, taking place at 7:00 pm at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto. All purchases are subject to the 15% Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by George Franklin Arbuckle, Sunday
Lot #38
GEORGE FRANKLIN ARBUCKLE
Sunday

oil on board
signed lower left
30 x 40 ins ( 76.2 x 101.6 cms )

Estimated: $4,000.00 - $6,000.00

Sale Date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Frank Milton Armington, Parc de Montsouris, Paris
Lot #96
FRANK MILTON ARMINGTON
Parc de Montsouris, Paris

oil on panel
signed and dated 1922 lower right; signed and titled on the reverse
10.5 x 8.5 ins ( 26.7 x 21.6 cms )

Estimated: $1,500.00 - $2,000.00

Sale Date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Christian Marcel Barbeau, Le rouge et le noir
Lot #17
CHRISTIAN MARCEL BARBEAU
Le rouge et le noir

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1963 on a label on the stretcher
32 x 39.5 ins ( 81.3 x 100.3 cms )

Estimated: $14,000.00 - $18,000.00

Sale Date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Maxwell Bennett Bates, House by the Sea
Lot #34
MAXWELL BENNETT BATES
House by the Sea

oil on board
signed and dated 1952 lower right
24 x 20 ins ( 61 x 50.8 cms )

Estimated: $4,000.00 - $6,000.00

Sale Date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Maxwell Bennett Bates, Northern Painting
Lot #8
MAXWELL BENNETT BATES
Northern Painting

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1960 lower right; titled on the stretcher
36 x 48 ins ( 91.4 x 121.9 cms )

Estimated: $7,000.00 - $9,000.00

Sale Date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith, In the Selkirks, BC
Lot #118
FREDERIC MARLETT BELL-SMITH
In the Selkirks, BC

watercolour
signed lower left
9.75 x 6.75 ins ( 24.8 x 17.1 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $1,500.00 - $2,000.00

Sale Date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith, Canoeing in the Rockies
Lot #117
FREDERIC MARLETT BELL-SMITH
Canoeing in the Rockies

watercolour
signed and dated 1889 lower right
12 x 20 ins ( 30.5 x 50.8 cms )

Estimated: $2,500.00 - $3,000.00

Sale Date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by David Lloyd Blackwood, Loss of the Flora Nickerson
Lot #65
DAVID LLOYD BLACKWOOD
Loss of the Flora Nickerson

colour etching and aquatint
signed, titled, dated 1993 and inscribed AP IX/X in the lower margin
31.75 x 19.75 ins ( 80.6 x 50.2 cms )

Estimated: $9,000.00 - $12,000.00

Sale Date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by David Lloyd Blackwood, Fire Down on the Labrador
Lot #66
DAVID LLOYD BLACKWOOD
Fire Down on the Labrador

colour etching and aquatint
signed, titled, dated 1980 and inscribed “Artist’s Proof 5/10 Ed. 50” in the lower margin
31.75 x 19.75 ins ( 80.6 x 50.2 cms ) ( subject )

Estimated: $25,000.00 - $30,000.00

Sale Date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Ronald William Bolt, High on the Rock #4
Lot #101
RONALD WILLIAM BOLT
High on the Rock #4

oil on canvas
signed and dated 2007 lower right; signed, titled and dated on the reverse
48 x 37 ins ( 121.9 x 94 cms )

Estimated: $3,000.00 - $5,000.00

Sale Date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Paul-Émile Borduas, Abstract Composition
Lot #61
PAUL-ÉMILE BORDUAS
Abstract Composition

watercolour
signed and dated 1951 lower right
10 x 8.5 ins ( 25.4 x 21.6 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $10,000.00 - $15,000.00

Sale Date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by William Brymner, Chickens Feeding on the Farm
Lot #114
WILLIAM BRYMNER
Chickens Feeding on the Farm

watercolour
signed and dated 1898 lower right
9.75 x 13.5 ins ( 24.8 x 34.3 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $2,500.00 - $3,000.00

Sale Date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Franklin Carmichael, The Bay of Islands
Lot #51
FRANKLIN CARMICHAEL
The Bay of Islands

watercolour
signed, dated 1929 and inscribed “Oct. 3-29” in the margin; signed, titled and inscribed “11 Cameron Ave., Lansing, Ont.” on the original framing (included)
10.75 x 13 ins ( 27.3 x 33 cms )

Estimated: $150,000.00 - $200,000.00

Sale Date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Franklin Carmichael, Old Orchard
Lot #40
FRANKLIN CARMICHAEL
Old Orchard

oil on board
signed and dated 1940 lower right; signed with insignia, dated 1940 and inscribed “16” on the reverse
30 x 36 ins ( 76.2 x 91.4 cms )

Estimated: $500,000.00 - $700,000.00

Sale Date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Paul Archibald Caron, Hotel Tadoussac
Lot #45
PAUL ARCHIBALD CARON
Hotel Tadoussac

oil on canvas
signed lower right
10.75 x 8.75 ins ( 27.3 x 22.2 cms )

Estimated: $1,200.00 - $1,500.00

Sale Date: May 25th 2017

Auction Information


Live Auction (Lots 1-123)

Thursday, May 25th 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.

Collection of purchased artwork will not be possible

during the auction, however will begin at 9:00 am 

on Friday, May 26th at the Consignor Gallery.


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