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 29, 2018. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by William Kurelek, Hot Day in Kensington Market
WILLIAM KURELEK
Hot Day in Kensington Market

mixed media on board
signed with monogram and dated 1972 lower right; titled and inscribed “from ‘Toronto’ series” on the reverse of the framing
24 x 30 ins ( 61 x 76.2 cms )

Sold for $472,000.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Emily Carr, Logged Land
EMILY CARR
Logged Land

oil on paper laid on canvas
signed “M.E. Carr” lower right; signed and titled on a label on the reverse
23 x 34.75 ins ( 58.4 x 88.3 cms )

Sold for $377,600.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Bill Ronald Reid, Chief of the Undersea World
BILL RONALD REID
Chief of the Undersea World

22 karat gold sculpture
signed, dated 1983 and numbered 4/5; presented on a jade base (the weight of the gold is 145.1 grams)
4.5 x 2.25 x 1.25 ins ( 11.4 x 5.7 x 3.2 cms ) ( overall )

Sold for $129,800.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Barns at Grenville, Quebec
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Barns at Grenville, Quebec

oil on canvas
signed lower right
24 x 30 ins ( 61 x 76.2 cms )

Sold for $94,400.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by William Kurelek, Hauling Hay
WILLIAM KURELEK
Hauling Hay

mixed media on board
signed with monogram and dated 1967 lower right
10.5 x 20 ins ( 26.7 x 50.8 cms )

Sold for $94,400.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Jean Albert McEwen, Les fiançailles no. 5
JEAN ALBERT MCEWEN
Les fiançailles no. 5

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1976 lower right; signed, titled and dated on the reverse
72 x 72 ins ( 182.9 x 182.9 cms )

Sold for $88,500.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Ruisseau Jureux
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Ruisseau Jureux

oil on canvas
signed lower left; signed, titled and dated 1931 on the stretcher
21 x 26 ins ( 53.3 x 66 cms )

Sold for $88,500.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Marcelle Ferron, Sans titre
MARCELLE FERRON
Sans titre

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1973 lower left; signed and dated on the reverse
45 x 57 ins ( 114.3 x 144.8 cms )

Sold for $49,560.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Gordon Appelbe Smith, Abstraction
GORDON APPELBE SMITH
Abstraction

acrylic on canvas
signed lower right
27.25 x 34.5 ins ( 69.2 x 87.6 cms )

Sold for $42,480.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Daphne Odjig, Family Ties
DAPHNE ODJIG
Family Ties

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1981 lower left; titled on the stretcher
36 x 34 ins ( 91.4 x 86.4 cms )

Sold for $37,760.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Charles Fraser Comfort, Smokestacks, Copper Cliff
CHARLES FRASER COMFORT
Smokestacks, Copper Cliff

oil on board
signed lower left
10 x 12 ins ( 25.4 x 30.5 cms )

Sold for $33,040.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Maud Lewis, School House in Winter
MAUD LEWIS
School House in Winter

mixed media on board
signed lower right
12.25 x 13.75 ins ( 31.1 x 34.9 cms )

Sold for $25,960.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Dorothy Elsie Knowles, The River with Hills
DOROTHY ELSIE KNOWLES
The River with Hills

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled, dated May 8, 1986 and inscribed “AC-20-86” on the reverse
49.25 x 73.5 ins ( 125.1 x 186.7 cms )

Sold for $24,780.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Clarence Alphonse Gagnon, Ferme au dégel (Charlevoix)
CLARENCE ALPHONSE GAGNON
Ferme au dégel (Charlevoix)

oil on board
signed, titled, dated 1923 and certified by Lucile Rodier Gagnon (no. 265) on a label on the reverse
4.5 x 7 ins ( 11.4 x 17.8 cms )

Sold for $23,600.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Standing Family Group Study
SOREL ETROG
Standing Family Group Study

bronze sculpture
stamped signature and numbered 8/9
16.5 x 5.5 x 3.25 ins ( 41.9 x 14 x 8.3 cms ) ( overall )

Sold for $23,600.00
Sale date: May 29th 2018

Previous Auctions

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

Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 20, 2018
 
Online Auction of Canadian Artwork (Second Session to Live Auction)
Sale Closed: November 28, 2018
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 17, 2018
 
Contemporary Canadian Art Auction (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 26, 2018
 
September Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2018
 
July Auction of Works on Paper, Prints & Books (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 18, 2018
 
June Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 13, 2018
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 29, 2018
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2018
 
March Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 14, 2018
 
February Online Auction of Works on Paper, Prints & Books (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 21, 2018
 
December Auction of Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 6, 2017
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 23, 2017
 
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
 
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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