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Artist Peter Clapham Sheppard
Title West View, Prospect Lake, Muskoka
Media oil on paper board
Size 8.5 x 10.5 in. / 21.6 x 26.7 cm.
Frame Size 15.25 x 17.5 x 2.5 in.

Notes
signed lower right; bears title and estate stamp no. 'LG548' verso; framed

Estimate CAD$1,500-$2,500

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CAD $1,200
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Artist Claude A. Simard
Title The Pianist
Media acrylic on canvas
Dated 2008
Size 36 x 42 in. / 91.4 x 106.7 cm.
Frame Size 41.5 x 47.5 x 2 in.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; signed, titled and dated verso; framed

Provenance
Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$5,000-$7,000

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CAD $3,000
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Artist Jody Skinner
Title Untitled - The Outriders
Media oil on canvas
Size 40 x 40 in. / 101.6 x 101.6 cm.
Frame Size 51.5 x 51.5 x 1.5 in.

Notes
signed lower left; framed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$3,000-$5,000

Start Bid
CAD $2,000
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Artist Jody Skinner
Title Untitled - At the Pasture Gate
Media oil on canvas
Size 26 x 48 in. / 66 x 121.9 cm.
Frame Size 38 x 60 x 1.5 in.

Notes
signed lower right; framed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$2,000-$4,000

Start Bid
CAD $1,400
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Artist John Harold Thomas Snow
Title Autumn Landscape
Media oil on canvas
Dated 1975
Size 23.75 x 30 in. / 60.3 x 76.2 cm.
Frame Size 30.5 x 36.5 x 1.75 in.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; signed, titled and dated verso; framed

Provenance
corporate collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$1,500-$2,500

Start Bid
CAD $1,200
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Artist John Harold Thomas Snow
Title Mother and Child
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1948
Size 17.75 x 14.75 in. / 45.1 x 37.5 cm.
Frame Size 28.75 x 25.75 x 1.25 in.

Notes
signed lower left; bears title and date on gallery labels verso; framed with archival mat

Provenance
The Collectors' Gallery of Art, Calgary, label verso
Estimate CAD$1,000-$1,500

Start Bid
CAD $700
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Artist John Harold Thomas Snow
Title Square Butte
Media oil on canvas board
Dated 1981
Size 12 x 16 in. / 30.5 x 40.6 cm.
Frame Size 21.5 x 25.5 x 1.5 in.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; signed, titled and dated verso; framed

Estimate CAD$800-$1,000

Start Bid
CAD $700
Bid / Bid History

Artist Lyle Sopel
Title Cast Away - Pelican
Media Italian marble, tigers eye, amethyst and black jade sculpture
Dated 2010
Size 17.5 x 11.5 x 13.5 in. / 44.4 x 29.2 x 34.3 cm.

Notes
signed and artist's number 'F891' along bottom; bears title and date on gallery label on bottom; repairs to Pelican's legs noted

Reference
lot includes Certificate of Authenticity from the artist

Provenance
Canada House Gallery, Banff, label on bottom; from the Estate of Dr. Joan Snyder, a prominent Calgary philanthropist; proceeds from this work will help fulfill Joan's wishes to support the University of Calgary. To read more about Dr. Joan Snyder, visit the University of Calgary's Memoriam
Estimate CAD$4,000-$6,000

Current Bid
CAD $1,500
Paddle # 8983
Bid / Bid History

Artist Lyle Sopel
Title Savour the Moment - Bear and Honey
Media green nephrite jade, tiger eye, amber and 18k gold sculpture
Size 9.25 x 11.5 x 6.5 in. / 23.5 x 29.2 x 16.5 cm.

Notes
signed and artist's number 'F738' along bottom

Reference
lot includes Certificate of Authenticity from the artist

Provenance
Canada House Gallery, Banff, label on bottom; from the Estate of Dr. Joan Snyder, a prominent Calgary philanthropist; proceeds from this work will help fulfill Joan's wishes to support the University of Calgary. To read more about Dr. Joan Snyder, visit the University of Calgary's Memoriam
Estimate CAD$2,000-$4,000

Current Bid
CAD $2,500
Paddle # 102241
Bid / Bid History

Artist Lyle Sopel
Title Making Friends - Mama and Cub
Media quartz, tiger eye and obsidian sculpture
Size 12 x 10.75 x 10.25 in. / 30.5 x 27.3 x 26 cm.

Notes
signed and artist's number 'F542' along bottom

Reference
lot includes Certificate of Authenticity from the artist

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Joan Snyder, a prominent Calgary philanthropist; proceeds from this work will help fulfill Joan's wishes to support the University of Calgary. To read more about Dr. Joan Snyder, visit the University of Calgary's Memoriam
Estimate CAD$2,000-$4,000

Current Bid
CAD $1,700
Paddle # 102239
Bid / Bid History

Artist William Lewy Leroy Stevenson
Title Still Life with Sundae Dish
Media oil on canvas board
Size 18 x 24 in. / 45.7 x 61 cm.
Frame Size 25 x 30.75 x 1.5 in.

Notes
signed lower right; signed and titled verso; framed

Reference
likely a sketch for very similar work illustrated on page 33 in W.L. Stevenson 1926-1966: Painter of Light/Painter of Darkness by Mark Joslin; published by the Edmonton Art Gallery, 1995

Provenance
Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, label verso; private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$2,000-$3,000

Start Bid
CAD $1,400
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Artist William Lewy Leroy Stevenson
Title Self Portrait
Media oil on cloth [window blind]
Size 24.25 x 19.75 in. / 61.6 x 50.2 cm.
Frame Size 27.25 x 22.5 x 1 in.

Notes
signed lower right; bears title and inscription 'on window blind' on backing; framed

Provenance
private collection, Vancouver
Estimate CAD$500-$700

Start Bid
CAD $300
Bid / Bid History

Artist Mike [Charles] Svob
Title Untitled - Sail Boats in the Harbour
Media acrylic on canvas
Size 30 x 40 in. / 76.2 x 101.6 cm.
Frame Size 39 x 49 x 2 in.

Notes
signed lower right; framed

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$1,500-$2,500

Start Bid
CAD $1,200
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Artist K. Neil Swanson
Title Snow Under Ha Ling
Media oil on canvas board
Dated 2001
Size 29.25 x 23.5 in. / 74.3 x 59.7 cm.
Frame Size 37 x 31.25 x 1 in.

Notes
signed and dated lower left; signed, titled and dated on backing; framed

Provenance
Canada House Gallery, Banff, label verso; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$1,200-$1,500

Current Bid
CAD $800
Paddle # 8876
Bid / Bid History

Artist Frederick Bourchier Taylor
Title The Chateau Frontenac etc. from Levis
Media oil on panel
Dated 1949
Size 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 21 x 26 cm.
Frame Size 17.5 x 19.5 x 1.25 in.

Notes
signed lower right; signed, titled, dated and inscribed verso; framed; some paint loss throughout noted

Provenance
Dominion Gallery, Montreal, label verso; from the estate of Henry Beaumont, Calgary
Estimate CAD$900-$1,200

Start Bid
CAD $450
Bid / Bid History

Artist Raymond Theriault
Title Winter Trees [46th Street Stride]
Media oil on canvas
Dated 1998 --2000
Size 36.25 x 60 in. / 92.1 x 152.4 cm.
Frame Size 37.25 x 61.25 x 2 in.

Notes
signed and dated lower left; signed, titled, dated and inscribed verso; framed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$1,500-$2,500

Start Bid
CAD $1,200
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Artist Keith Thomson
Title Deep in a Forest
Media oil on canvas
Size 58 x 32 in. / 147.3 x 81.3 cm.

Notes
signed lower right; signed and titled verso; framed

Estimate CAD$2,500-$3,500

Start Bid
CAD $1,200
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Artist Keith Thomson
Title Logging Country
Media watercolour on paper
Size 30.25 x 39.75 in. / 76.8 x 101 cm.
Frame Size 35.25 x 44.75 x 1.25 in.

Notes
signed lower left; signed and titled on backing; framed with special glass; minor stains lower left and glass broken lower right

Estimate CAD$1,500-$2,000

Start Bid
CAD $750
Bid / Bid History

Artist H. William Townsend
Title Century Sam Lake, B.C.
Media oil on wood board
Size 20 x 16 in. / 50.8 x 40.6 cm.
Frame Size 32.25 x 28.25 x 1.75 in.

Notes
signed lower right; signed, titled and inscribed 'this is a beautiful spot on Vancouver Island near Comox. It takes 10 hours to hike in but I was fortunate to be taken in by helicopter and picked up by same. This was not legal as the lake is in a park but sometimes a person must do what a person must do to fulfill a dream' verso; framed

Provenance
corporate collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$1,500-$2,500

Start Bid
CAD $1,000
Bid / Bid History

Artist Armand Frederick Vallee
Title Untitled - Look at This Sun
Media oil on canvas
Dated 2007
Size 11.25 x 15.25 in. / 28.6 x 38.7 cm.
Frame Size 22 x 26 x 1 in.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; framed with archival mat and special glass

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$2,000-$4,000

Current Bid
CAD $1,400
Paddle # 8636
Bid / Bid History

Artist Armand Frederick Vallee
Title Untitled - Purple Sky
Media mixed media on paper
Dated 2001
Size 14.5 x 21.5 in. / 36.8 x 54.6 cm.
Frame Size 21.5 x 28.5 x 1 in.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; framed with archival mat and special glass

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$2,000-$4,000

Current Bid
CAD $1,400
Paddle # 9669
Bid / Bid History

Artist Armand Frederick Vallee
Title Untitled - Jewel of the Sky
Media mixed media on paper
Dated 2000
Size 11 x 14.75 in. / 27.9 x 37.5 cm.
Frame Size 21.75 x 25.75 x 1 in.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; framed with archival mat and special glass

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$2,000-$4,000

Start Bid
CAD $1,400
Bid / Bid History

Artist Armand Frederick Vallee
Title Untitled - The Lost Grainfield
Media mixed media on paper
Dated 1990
Size 14.5 x 21.5 in. / 36.8 x 54.6 cm.
Frame Size 25 x 32 x 1.25 in.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; framed with archival mat and special glass

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$2,000-$4,000

Start Bid
CAD $1,400
Bid / Bid History

Artist Frederick Horsman Varley
Title Portrait of Robert Dales
Media oil on canvas
Size 30 x 24 in. / 76.2 x 61 cm.
Frame Size 35.5 x 29.5 x 2.5 in.

Notes
unsigned; Varley inventory stamp '606' verso; bears title on label verso; canvas relined; framed

Provenance
corporate collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$25,000-$35,000

Start Bid
CAD $20,000
Bid / Bid History

Artist Christopher Walker
Title Untitled - Polar Bear and Kayak
Media acrylic on wood board
Dated 1994
Size 29.5 x 47.5 in. / 74.9 x 120.6 cm.
Frame Size 40.5 x 58.5 x 1.5 in.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; framed

Provenance
Birchwood Gallery, Yellowknife, label verso; private collection, Calgary / Mexico
Estimate CAD$3,000-$5,000

Current Bid
CAD $3,250
Paddle # 102671
Bid / Bid History

Artist Christopher Walker
Title Encroachment
Media acrylic on wood board
Size 35.5 x 19.5 in. / 90.2 x 49.5 cm.
Frame Size 49 x 32 x 1.75 in.

Notes
signed lower right; bears title on gallery label verso; framed

Provenance
White Rock Gallery, British Columbia, label verso; private collection, Calgary / Mexico
Estimate CAD$1,500-$2,500

Current Bid
CAD $1,300
Paddle # 101800
Bid / Bid History

Artist Christopher Walker
Title Pursuit
Media acrylic on wood board
Size 15.5 x 11.5 in. / 39.4 x 29.2 cm.
Frame Size 23 x 19 x 1.25 in.

Notes
signed lower right; bears title on gallery label verso; framed

Provenance
White Rock Gallery, British Columbia, label verso; private collection, Calgary / Mexico
Estimate CAD$700-$900

Current Bid
CAD $500
Paddle # 6852
Bid / Bid History

Artist William [Bill] H. Webb
Title By Chapel Rock
Media acrylic on canvas
Dated 2003
Size 40 x 60 in. / 101.6 x 152.4 cm.
Frame Size 49 x 69 x 1.75 in.

Notes
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated verso; framed; some minor handling marks on frame noted

Provenance
corporate collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$5,000-$7,000

Current Bid
CAD $4,750
Paddle # 102668
Bid / Bid History

Artist William Percival Weston
Title Swamp
Media oil on canvas
Dated ca.  1942
Size 23.75 x 21.5 in. / 60.3 x 54.6 cm.
Frame Size 32.5 x 30.25 x 1.25 in.

Notes
signed lower left; signed, titled and inscribed verso; oil sketch 'Mountain Landscape' verso; framed

Reference
Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts label verso; Swamp listed in Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Exhibitions and Members; 1880-1979, by E. McMann, exhibited 1943, catalogue no. 117; Cat. no. 54 in British Columbia Society of Fine Arts, 32nd Exhibition, 1942

Provenance
The Elsie Perrin Williams Memorial Art Museum, London, Canada, label verso; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$4,000-$6,000

Start Bid
CAD $3,500
Bid / Bid History
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