Past Auction Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold through past Cowley Abbott Canadian Art auctions or through the private sale process. Select an artwork for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

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 Frederick Horsman Varley, The Valley of the Don
FREDERICK HORSMAN VARLEY
The Valley of the Don

oil on board
signed and dated 1925 lower left; Varley Inventory Number 673
11.5 x 15.75 ins ( 29.2 x 40 cms )

Sold for $42,000.00
Sale date: November 23rd 2017

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Pink on Red (Thrust)
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Pink on Red (Thrust)

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1961 lower left; signed “Jack Bush - Toronto”, titled and dated on the reverse
79 x 79.25 ins ( 200.7 x 201.3 cms )

Sold for $299,000.00
Sale date: May 29th 2014

Artwork by Jean-Philippe Dallaire, Portrait of a Woman
JEAN-PHILIPPE DALLAIRE
Portrait of a Woman

oil on board
signed and dated 1938 lower right; signed, dated 1938 and inscribed “Ottawa, Ont. Canada” on the reverse
22 x 19 ins ( 55.9 x 48.3 cms )

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

Artwork by Dorothy Elsie Knowles, Soft Greens in May
DOROTHY ELSIE KNOWLES
Soft Greens in May

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1979 lower right; signed, titled and inscribed “AC-9-79” on the reverse
78 x 49 ins ( 198.1 x 124.5 cms )

Sold for $29,900.00
Sale date: November 28th 2014

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Islands, Go Home Bay
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Islands, Go Home Bay

oil on board
signed lower left; signed, titled and inscribed “Little Picture Show” and “Not for Sale” (crossed out) on the reverse
10.5 x 13.5 ins ( 26.7 x 34.3 cms )

Sold for $21,850.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2016

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Arden Village
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Arden Village

oil on board
signed lower right; signed (twice), titled (twice) and dated 1957 on the reverse
9.25 x 11.25 ins ( 23.5 x 28.6 cms )

Sold for $35,400.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Artwork by Alexander Young Jackson, Indian Graves, Echo Bay
ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
Indian Graves, Echo Bay

oil on board
signed lower right; titled, dated “Sept. 1950” and inscribed “Great Bear Lake”, “Walter Stewart”, “Burt Richardson” and “Canvas 20 x 26” (the sizing crossed out) on the reverse
10.25 x 13.5 ins ( 26 x 34.3 cms )

Sold for $29,900.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by Gershon Iskowitz, October #2
GERSHON ISKOWITZ
October #2

oil on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1976 on the reverse
55 x 47 ins ( 139.7 x 119.4 cms )

Sold for $48,300.00
Sale date: May 29th 2014

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Quarter Moon
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Quarter Moon

gouache on paper
signed and dated 1975 lower right; signed and inscribed “Jack Bush – Toronto”, titled and dated June 1975 on the reverse
29 x 21 ins ( 73.7 x 53.3 cms )

Sold for $41,400.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015

Previous Auctions

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

September Online Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 17, 2019
 
July Auction of Works on Paper, Prints, Books (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 16, 2019
 
June Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 26, 2019
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 28, 2019
 
May Auction of Canadian Artwork including Inuit Art (Online Second Session to Live Auction)
Sale Closed: June 5, 2019
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 26, 2019
 
March Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 20, 2019
 
February Online Auction of Works on Paper, Prints, Books & Sculpture (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 20, 2019
 
December Auction of Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 12, 2018
 
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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