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#1109 ~ Esler - Day Approaching Night No. 2  #21/25
#1109 ~ Esler - Day Approaching Night No. 2  #21/25
Lot #1109

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Day Approaching Night No. 2 #21/25
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1968
Size 15.25 x 17.75 in. / 38.7 x 45.1 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat; liquid damage in upper left corner noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$200-$300

Sold
CAD $497
2023/12/02
#1110 ~ Esler - Dark Nights and Sunny Days 2  #12/18
#1110 ~ Esler - Dark Nights and Sunny Days 2  #12/18
Lot #1110

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Dark Nights and Sunny Days 2 #12/18
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1968
Size 12.75 x 10 in. / 32.4 x 25.4 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed; minor yellowing in margins noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$200-$300

Sold
CAD $211
2023/12/02
#1111 ~ Esler - Kananaskis II  #A.P
#1111 ~ Esler - Kananaskis II  #A.P
Lot #1111

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Kananaskis II #A.P
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1979
Size 26 x 23.5 in. / 66 x 59.7 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
from a corporate collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $140
2023/12/02
#1112 ~ Esler - Looking Up
#1112 ~ Esler - Looking Up
Lot #1112

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Looking Up
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1977
Size 24 x 18 in. / 61 x 45.7 cm.

Notes
signed, titled and dated along bottom; small tear in bottom margin noted; unframed

Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $59
2023/12/02
#1113 ~ Esler - Borin II  #51/75
#1113 ~ Esler - Borin II  #51/75
Lot #1113

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Borin II #51/75
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1978
Size 17.25 x 23.5 in. / 43.8 x 59.7 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $94
2023/12/02
#410 ~ Esler - Hillside
#410 ~ Esler - Hillside
Lot #410

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Hillside
Media oil on wood board
Dated 1984
Size 28 x 35.25 in. / 71.1 x 89.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower left; bears title on plaque verso; unframed

Estimate CAD$600-$800

Sold
CAD $351
2023/11/05
#669 ~ Esler - Dark Nights and Sunny Days No. 3  #10/12
#669 ~ Esler - Dark Nights and Sunny Days No. 3  #10/12
Lot #669

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Dark Nights and Sunny Days No. 3 #10/12
Media colour wood block on paper
Dated 1965
Size 14 x 19.25 in. / 35.6 x 48.9 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat; minor handling marks on frame noted

Provenance
Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, label verso; corporate collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $257
2023/03/11
#670 ~ Esler - Signals  #19/50
#670 ~ Esler - Signals  #19/50
Lot #670

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Signals #19/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1978
Size 23.5 x 17.5 in. / 59.7 x 44.4 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
corporate collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $211
2023/03/11
#671 ~ Esler - Time Pass II  #46/75
#671 ~ Esler - Time Pass II  #46/75
Lot #671

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Time Pass II #46/75
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1979
Size 14.5 x 11.5 in. / 36.8 x 29.2 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
The Graphic Gallery, Calgary, label verso; corporate collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $410
2023/03/11
#1091 ~ Esler - And The Demolition Expert said 'Awake and Follow Me'  #Artist's Proof
#1091 ~ Esler - And The Demolition Expert said 'Awake and Follow Me'  #Artist's Proof
Lot #1091

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title And The Demolition Expert said 'Awake and Follow Me' #Artist's Proof
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1968
Size 33.5 x 22.5 in. / 85.1 x 57.2 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed; some stains in margins noted; minor handling marks on frame noted

Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $105
2022/12/03
#2114 ~ Esler - Some Win, Some Lose  #11/50
#2114 ~ Esler - Some Win, Some Lose  #11/50
Lot #2114

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Some Win, Some Lose #11/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1972
Size 22.75 x 17 in. / 57.8 x 43.2 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $176
2021/12/04
#434 ~ Esler - Boleos  #31/51
#434 ~ Esler - Boleos  #31/51
Lot #434

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Boleos #31/51
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1971
Size 17.75 x 23.75 in. / 45.1 x 60.3 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $199
2021/11/07
#1089 ~ Esler - To Climb a Mountain [Tack Board I]  #73/100
#1089 ~ Esler - To Climb a Mountain [Tack Board I]  #73/100
Lot #1089

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title To Climb a Mountain [Tack Board I] #73/100
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1978
Size 20.75 x 14.25 in. / 52.7 x 36.2 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed; shrink-wrapped

Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $117
2021/05/15
#1057 ~ Esler - Blue Diana II  #68/75
#1057 ~ Esler - Blue Diana II  #68/75
Lot #1057

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Blue Diana II #68/75
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1981
Size 10.75 x 9 in. / 27.3 x 22.9 cm.

Notes
signed, titled and dated along bottom; framed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $199
2020/11/28
#32 ~ Esler - The Last Flight  #22/50
#32 ~ Esler - The Last Flight  #22/50
Lot #32

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title The Last Flight #22/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1976
Size 23.75 x 17.75 in. / 60.3 x 45.1 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
corporate collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $281
2020/09/19
#33 ~ Esler - Table Top Series V  #1/50
#33 ~ Esler - Table Top Series V  #1/50
Lot #33

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Table Top Series V #1/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1978
Size 8.75 x 7.5 in. / 22.2 x 19 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
corporate collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $94
2020/09/19
#1123 ~ Esler - Tree With Stars  #A/P
#1123 ~ Esler - Tree With Stars  #A/P
Lot #1123

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Tree With Stars #A/P
Media colour etching on paper
Size 22.75 x 16.75 in. / 57.8 x 42.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $94
2020/05/16
#1124 ~ Esler - Toy Monument  #11/15
#1124 ~ Esler - Toy Monument  #11/15
Lot #1124

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Toy Monument #11/15
Media colour etching and embossing on paper
Size 11.5 x 17.75 in. / 29.2 x 45.1 cm.

Notes
signed, titled and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $246
2020/05/16
#1125 ~ Esler - Mandala [Diary of a Lost Hunter]  #42/100
#1125 ~ Esler - Mandala [Diary of a Lost Hunter]  #42/100
Lot #1125

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Mandala [Diary of a Lost Hunter] #42/100
Media etching on paper
Dated 1968
Size 17.75 x 17.5 in. / 45.1 x 44.4 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Reference
included in 35 Years and 15 Minutes: Prints by John Kenneth Esler published by the University of Calgary, 1994, pg. 44

Provenance
with proceeds to Mission Thrift Store, Lethbridge
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $59
2020/05/16
#138 ~ Esler - Winter Garden  #5/50
#138 ~ Esler - Winter Garden  #5/50
Lot #138

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Winter Garden #5/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1982
Size 10.5 x 7.5 in. / 26.7 x 19 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $117
2019/09/21
#1073 ~ Esler - Night Letter  #19/50
#1073 ~ Esler - Night Letter  #19/50
Lot #1073

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Night Letter #19/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1979
Size 19 x 23.5 in. / 48.3 x 59.7 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
from the estate of Lea Heath, Art Consultant, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $76
2019/05/04
#1074 ~ Esler - Some Win, Some Lose  #18/50
#1074 ~ Esler - Some Win, Some Lose  #18/50
Lot #1074

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Some Win, Some Lose #18/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1972
Size 22.75 x 16.75 in. / 57.8 x 42.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Reference
illustrated on page 21 in 35 Years and 15 Minutes: Prints by John Kenneth Esler published by The Nickel Arts Museum, 1994

Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $99
2019/05/04
#1097 ~ Esler - The Gambler  #A/P
#1097 ~ Esler - The Gambler  #A/P
Lot #1097

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title The Gambler #A/P
Media etching on paper
Dated 1969
Size 15.75 x 14.5 in. / 40 x 36.8 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $88
2018/12/01
#1039.1 ~ Esler - Looking Up  #145/150
#1039.1 ~ Esler - Looking Up  #145/150
Lot #1039.1

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Looking Up #145/150
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1981
Size 23.5 x 17.5 in. / 59.7 x 44.4 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $129
2018/05/12
#1057 ~ Esler - Calgary Horse No.3  #13/50
#1057 ~ Esler - Calgary Horse No.3  #13/50
Lot #1057

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Calgary Horse No.3 #13/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1973
Size 15.75 x 22.25 x 1 in. / 40 x 56.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed; some yellowing and handling marks noted

Reference
included in 35 Years and 15 Minutes, prints by John Kenneth Esler, pg. 59, by S.Ford, Nickle Arts Museum, 1994

Provenance
private collection, Ottawa
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $64
2017/12/02
#1066 ~ Esler - Saturday Night in a Prairie Town  #12/20
#1066 ~ Esler - Saturday Night in a Prairie Town  #12/20
Lot #1066

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Saturday Night in a Prairie Town #12/20
Media colour relief print on paper
Dated 1966
Size 21 x 31.5 in. / 53.3 x 80 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat; small tear in margin left centre noted; glass cut too short for frame

Provenance
purchased from the artist; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $281
2016/12/03
#1068 ~ Esler - Journey out of the Forest #2  #A/P
#1068 ~ Esler - Journey out of the Forest #2  #A/P
Lot #1068

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Journey out of the Forest #2 #A/P
Media etching on paper
Dated 1967
Size 8.5 x 8.5 in. / 21.6 x 21.6 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
private collection, Victoria
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $64
2016/12/03
#1069 ~ Esler - Century Piece #2 Canadian   #11/35
#1069 ~ Esler - Century Piece #2 Canadian   #11/35
Lot #1069

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Century Piece #2 Canadian #11/35
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1969
Size 21.75 x 17.5 in. / 55.2 x 44.4 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $70
2016/12/03
#1070 ~ Esler - Medallion  #12/25
#1070 ~ Esler - Medallion  #12/25
Lot #1070

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Medallion #12/25
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1969
Size 9 x 8.5 in. / 22.9 x 21.6 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
private collection, Victoria
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $82
2016/12/03
#1106 ~ Esler - Table Top Series IV  #21/50
#1106 ~ Esler - Table Top Series IV  #21/50
Lot #1106

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Table Top Series IV #21/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1978
Size 8.75 x 7.75 in. / 22.2 x 19.7 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed; some stains on mat noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $59
2016/05/07
#1050 ~ Esler - Time Crossing II  #67/75
#1050 ~ Esler - Time Crossing II  #67/75
Lot #1050

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Time Crossing II #67/75
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1979
Size 14.75 x 11.5 x 1 in. / 37.5 x 29.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $152
2015/12/05
#1051 ~ Esler - Wind Spirit  #49/50
#1051 ~ Esler - Wind Spirit  #49/50
Lot #1051

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Wind Spirit #49/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1975
Size 8.75 x 11.75 x 1 in. / 22.2 x 29.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $117
2015/12/05
#1035 ~ Esler - To Climb a Mountain [Tack Board I]  #A/P
#1035 ~ Esler - To Climb a Mountain [Tack Board I]  #A/P
Lot #1035

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title To Climb a Mountain [Tack Board I] #A/P
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1978
Size 20.75 x 14.25 x 1 in. / 52.7 x 36.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $99
2015/05/09
#1037 ~ Esler - Aisha  #44/50
#1037 ~ Esler - Aisha  #44/50
Lot #1037

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Aisha #44/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1979
Size 16 x 16.25 x 1 in. / 40.6 x 41.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $59
2015/05/09
#1038 ~ Esler - Baroque Lament [First State]  #3/15
#1038 ~ Esler - Baroque Lament [First State]  #3/15
Lot #1038

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Baroque Lament [First State] #3/15
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Size 17.25 x 21 x 1 in. / 43.8 x 53.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $82
2015/05/09
#1039 ~ Esler - Blue Intrusion  #A/P
#1039 ~ Esler - Blue Intrusion  #A/P
Lot #1039

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Blue Intrusion #A/P
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1969
Size 11.75 x 18.5 x 1 in. / 29.8 x 47 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $187
2015/05/09
#1040 ~ Esler - Medallion 3  #4/25
#1040 ~ Esler - Medallion 3  #4/25
Lot #1040

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Medallion 3 #4/25
Media colour etching and relief on paper
Dated 1969
Size 17.75 x 16.5 x 1 in. / 45.1 x 41.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $64
2015/05/09
#1041 ~ Esler - Mr. Winter's Little Boxes  #5/19
#1041 ~ Esler - Mr. Winter's Little Boxes  #5/19
Lot #1041

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Mr. Winter's Little Boxes #5/19
Media colour wood block on paper
Dated 1965
Size 16.5 x 23 x 1 in. / 41.9 x 58.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $164
2015/05/09
#1042 ~ Esler - Buffalo Jump  #3/100
#1042 ~ Esler - Buffalo Jump  #3/100
Lot #1042

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Buffalo Jump #3/100
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1981
Size 23.5 x 26 x 1 in. / 59.7 x 66 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $234
2015/05/09
#1043 ~ Esler - Crosswinds [Melodrama] I  #4/50
#1043 ~ Esler - Crosswinds [Melodrama] I  #4/50
Lot #1043

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Crosswinds [Melodrama] I #4/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1974
Size 17.5 x 23.5 x 1 in. / 44.4 x 59.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $187
2015/05/09
#1157 ~ Esler - Fields II [State II] #13/50
#1157 ~ Esler - Fields II [State II] #13/50
Lot #1157

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Fields II [State II] #13/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1989
Size 18.25 x 13.5 x 1 in. / 46.4 x 34.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $176
2014/11/29
#1158 ~ Esler - Summer House III  #49/75
#1158 ~ Esler - Summer House III  #49/75
Lot #1158

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Summer House III #49/75
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1980
Size 17.5 x 11.25 x 1 in. / 44.4 x 28.6 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $88
2014/11/29
#1161 ~ Esler - West Cosmos 1  #20/39
#1161 ~ Esler - West Cosmos 1  #20/39
Lot #1161

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title West Cosmos 1 #20/39
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Dated 1969
Size 33.25 x 24.5 x 1 in. / 84.5 x 62.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed; some handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $129
2014/11/29
#1162 ~ Esler - West Cosmos 2  #11/19
#1162 ~ Esler - West Cosmos 2  #11/19
Lot #1162

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title West Cosmos 2 #11/19
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Dated 1969
Size 33.25 x 25.25 x 1 in. / 84.5 x 64.1 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed; some handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $94
2014/11/29
#1163 ~ Esler - West Cosmos 3  #5/20
#1163 ~ Esler - West Cosmos 3  #5/20
Lot #1163

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title West Cosmos 3 #5/20
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Dated 1969
Size 34 x 20.75 x 1 in. / 86.4 x 52.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed; some handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $94
2014/11/29
#1164 ~ Esler - West Cosmos [Summer]  #7/8
#1164 ~ Esler - West Cosmos [Summer]  #7/8
Lot #1164

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title West Cosmos [Summer] #7/8
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Dated 1969
Size 33.25 x 24.5 x 1 in. / 84.5 x 62.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed; some handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $64
2014/11/29
#1165 ~ Esler - Pegasus 1  #11/34
#1165 ~ Esler - Pegasus 1  #11/34
Lot #1165

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Pegasus 1 #11/34
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Dated 1969
Size 25.25 x 34.25 x 1 in. / 64.1 x 87 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed; some handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $99
2014/11/29
#1166 ~ Esler - Pegasus 2  #21/34
#1166 ~ Esler - Pegasus 2  #21/34
Lot #1166

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Pegasus 2 #21/34
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Dated 1969
Size 25.25 x 34.25 x 1 in. / 64.1 x 87 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed; some handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $76
2014/11/29
#59 ~ Esler - Landscape with Chair  #20/50
#59 ~ Esler - Landscape with Chair  #20/50
Lot #59

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Landscape with Chair #20/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1976
Size 22.75 x 16.5 x 1 in. / 57.8 x 41.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
ex-collection of Mr. Jim Coutts, with proceeds going in support of the University of Lethbridge Coutts Centre for Western Canadian Heritage, located in Nanton
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $111
2014/10/18
#60 ~ Esler - Night Approaching Day  #69/75
#60 ~ Esler - Night Approaching Day  #69/75
Lot #60

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Night Approaching Day #69/75
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1990
Size 11.75 x 17.75 x 1 in. / 29.8 x 45.1 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Provenance
ex-collection of Mr. Jim Coutts, with proceeds going in support of the University of Lethbridge Coutts Centre for Western Canadian Heritage, located in Nanton
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $88
2014/10/18
#61 ~ Esler - The White Box [Melodrama IV]  #1/50
#61 ~ Esler - The White Box [Melodrama IV]  #1/50
Lot #61

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title The White Box [Melodrama IV] #1/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1970
Size 23.75 x 17.5 x 1 in. / 60.3 x 44.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed; double-sided tape residue noted verso

Provenance
ex-collection of Mr. Jim Coutts, with proceeds going in support of the University of Lethbridge Coutts Centre for Western Canadian Heritage, located in Nanton
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $140
2014/10/18
#62 ~ Esler - Nidus #3/50
#62 ~ Esler - Nidus #3/50
Lot #62

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Nidus #3/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1972
Size 22.75 x 16.5 x 1 in. / 57.8 x 41.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed; small stains lower margin noted

Provenance
ex-collection of Mr. Jim Coutts, with proceeds going in support of the University of Lethbridge Coutts Centre for Western Canadian Heritage, located in Nanton
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $105
2014/10/18
#429 ~ Esler - Untitled - Prairie Spring
#429 ~ Esler - Untitled - Prairie Spring
Lot #429

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Untitled - Prairie Spring
Media acrylic on wood board
Dated 1984
Size 30 x 24 x 1 in. / 76.2 x 61 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower left; framed

Provenance
private collection, Medicine Hat
Estimate CAD$700-$900

Sold
CAD $410
2014/05/11
#633 ~ Esler - Full Moon Rising  #41/50
#633 ~ Esler - Full Moon Rising  #41/50
Lot #633

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Full Moon Rising #41/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1977
Size 15 x 13.25 x 1 in. / 38.1 x 33.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Provenance
private collection, Saskatchewan
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $94
2013/11/09
#634 ~ Esler - Looking Up  #145/150
#634 ~ Esler - Looking Up  #145/150
Lot #634

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Looking Up #145/150
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1981
Size 23.5 x 17.5 x 1 in. / 59.7 x 44.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Provenance
private collection, Saskatchewan
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $88
2013/11/09
#107 ~ Esler - Kananaskis II  #XX/XXV
#107 ~ Esler - Kananaskis II  #XX/XXV
Lot #107

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Kananaskis II #XX/XXV
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1979
Size 26.5 x 23.75 x 1 in. / 67.3 x 60.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
Sundance Gallery, Calgary, label verso; anonymous supporter of the Elephant Artists Relief Society http://www.elephantartistrelief.com/
Estimate CAD$500-$1,000

Sold
CAD $497
2013/09/14
#253 ~ Esler - The White Box [Melodrama IV]  #8/50
#253 ~ Esler - The White Box [Melodrama IV]  #8/50
Lot #253

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title The White Box [Melodrama IV] #8/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1979
Size 23.75 x 17.5 x 1 in. / 60.3 x 44.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $59
2013/05/18
#254 ~ Esler - Time Passing II  #53/75
#254 ~ Esler - Time Passing II  #53/75
Lot #254

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Time Passing II #53/75
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1979
Size 14.75 x 11.5 x 1 in. / 37.5 x 29.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed; minor creasing along top margin

Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $76
2013/05/18
#255 ~ Esler - Table Top Series V  #9/50
#255 ~ Esler - Table Top Series V  #9/50
Lot #255

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Table Top Series V #9/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1978
Size 8.75 x 7.5 x 1 in. / 22.2 x 19 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $76
2013/05/18
#678 ~ Esler - Landscape with Chair  #15/50
#678 ~ Esler - Landscape with Chair  #15/50
Lot #678

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Landscape with Chair #15/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1976
Size 22.75 x 16.5 x 1 in. / 57.8 x 41.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $117
2012/11/10
#679 ~ Esler - Night Fire  #61/75
#679 ~ Esler - Night Fire  #61/75
Lot #679

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Night Fire #61/75
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1982
Size 23.5 x 17.5 x 1 in. / 59.7 x 44.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $82
2012/11/10
#681 ~ Esler - To Climb a Mountain [Tack Board I]  #89/100
#681 ~ Esler - To Climb a Mountain [Tack Board I]  #89/100
Lot #681

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title To Climb a Mountain [Tack Board I] #89/100
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1978
Size 20.5 x 14 x 1 in. / 52.1 x 35.6 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Reference
from the Twentieth Anniversary 1959 - 1979 Gallery Moos Limited portfolio

Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $64
2012/11/10
#683 ~ Esler - Looking Up  #130/150
#683 ~ Esler - Looking Up  #130/150
Lot #683

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Looking Up #130/150
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1981
Size 23.75 x 17.25 x 1 in. / 60.3 x 43.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $129
2012/11/10
#684 ~ Esler - Night Approaching Day  #1/75
#684 ~ Esler - Night Approaching Day  #1/75
Lot #684

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Night Approaching Day #1/75
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1990
Size 11.75 x 17.75 x 1 in. / 29.8 x 45.1 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $59
2012/11/10
#685 ~ Esler - The Flame  #28/50
#685 ~ Esler - The Flame  #28/50
Lot #685

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title The Flame #28/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1979
Size 23.5 x 17.5 x 1 in. / 59.7 x 44.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $129
2012/11/10
#687 ~ Esler - Full Moon Rising  #1/75
#687 ~ Esler - Full Moon Rising  #1/75
Lot #687

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Full Moon Rising #1/75
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1989
Size 11.5 x 17.75 x 1 in. / 29.2 x 45.1 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $59
2012/11/10
#689 ~ Esler - Kananaskis [Indian Summer IV]  #A/P
#689 ~ Esler - Kananaskis [Indian Summer IV]  #A/P
Lot #689

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Kananaskis [Indian Summer IV] #A/P
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1979
Size 8.75 x 11.5 x 1 in. / 22.2 x 29.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $64
2012/11/10
#690 ~ Esler - Night Watch  #13/50
#690 ~ Esler - Night Watch  #13/50
Lot #690

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Night Watch #13/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1975
Size 8.75 x 11.75 x 1 in. / 22.2 x 29.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $59
2012/11/10
#645 ~ Esler - The Devil's Thumb [Kananakis III]  #14/75
#645 ~ Esler - The Devil's Thumb [Kananakis III]  #14/75
Lot #645

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title The Devil's Thumb [Kananakis III] #14/75
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1981
Size 27.25 x 23.25 x 1 in. / 69.2 x 59.1 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Estimate CAD$250-$350

Sold
CAD $380
2012/04/28
#646 ~ Esler - Calgary Horse #4  #1/75
#646 ~ Esler - Calgary Horse #4  #1/75
Lot #646

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Calgary Horse #4 #1/75
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1974
Size 15.75 x 21 x 1 in. / 40 x 53.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled and numbered along bottom; unframed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $152
2012/04/28
#648 ~ Esler - Aisha  #6/50
#648 ~ Esler - Aisha  #6/50
Lot #648

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Aisha #6/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1979
Size 16 x 16.25 x 1 in. / 40.6 x 41.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $76
2012/04/28
#649 ~ Esler - The Gambler  #A.P.
#649 ~ Esler - The Gambler  #A.P.
Lot #649

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title The Gambler #A.P.
Media etching on paper
Dated 1969
Size 15.75 x 14.5 x 1 in. / 40 x 36.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
from the estate of Hanka Martin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $76
2012/04/28
#650 ~ Esler - Warrior  #A.P.
#650 ~ Esler - Warrior  #A.P.
Lot #650

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Warrior #A.P.
Media etching on paper
Dated 1964
Size 18 x 12 x 1 in. / 45.7 x 30.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
from the estate of Hanka Martin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $199
2012/04/28
#651 ~ Esler - Calgary Horse #3  #24/50
#651 ~ Esler - Calgary Horse #3  #24/50
Lot #651

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Calgary Horse #3 #24/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1973
Size 16 x 23 x 1 in. / 40.6 x 58.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled dated, and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $164
2012/04/28
#665 ~ Esler - Bearspaw Remembered
#665 ~ Esler - Bearspaw Remembered
Lot #665

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Bearspaw Remembered
Media acrylic on canvas
Dated 1993
Size 32 x 35.75 x 1 in. / 81.3 x 90.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; titled on gallery label verso; framed

Provenance
Triangle Gallery, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$700-$900

Sold
CAD $2,223
2011/11/12
#666 ~ Esler - Kananaskis II  #A/P
#666 ~ Esler - Kananaskis II  #A/P
Lot #666

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Kananaskis II #A/P
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1979
Size 26.25 x 23.5 x 1 in. / 66.7 x 59.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $246
2011/11/12
#114 ~ Esler - Summer House II  #63/95
#114 ~ Esler - Summer House II  #63/95
Lot #114

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Summer House II #63/95
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1979
Size 17.5 x 11.75 x 1 in. / 44.4 x 29.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $59
2011/09/17
#115 ~ Esler - Buring Bush  #60/75
#115 ~ Esler - Buring Bush  #60/75
Lot #115

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Buring Bush #60/75
Media wood block on paper
Dated 1982
Size 8 x 5.75 x 1 in. / 20.3 x 14.6 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $82
2011/09/17
#116 ~ Esler - Night Fire  #59/75
#116 ~ Esler - Night Fire  #59/75
Lot #116

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Night Fire #59/75
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1982
Size 29.75 x 17.5 x 1 in. / 75.6 x 44.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $117
2011/09/17
#485 ~ Esler - Tent II [State II]  #XXI/XXV
#485 ~ Esler - Tent II [State II]  #XXI/XXV
Lot #485

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Tent II [State II] #XXI/XXV
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1980
Size 8.75 x 11.5 x 1 in. / 22.2 x 29.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $76
2011/05/07
#486 ~ Esler - Kananaskis II  #A.P.
#486 ~ Esler - Kananaskis II  #A.P.
Lot #486

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Kananaskis II #A.P.
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1980
Size 26.5 x 23.5 x 1 in. / 67.3 x 59.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $257
2011/05/07
#487 ~ Esler - Untitled - Falling Feather
#487 ~ Esler - Untitled - Falling Feather
Lot #487

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Untitled - Falling Feather
Media graphite and coloured pencil on paper
Dated 1979
Size 17.25 x 23 x 1 in. / 43.8 x 58.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower left; framed with archival mat

Provenance
from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $99
2011/05/07
#488 ~ Esler - Queen Kat  #9/50
#488 ~ Esler - Queen Kat  #9/50
Lot #488

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Queen Kat #9/50
Media etching on paper
Size 3 x 4.25 x 1 in. / 7.6 x 10.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled and numbered along bottom; unframed

Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $59
2011/05/07
#489 ~ Esler - Home and Away  #8/55
#489 ~ Esler - Home and Away  #8/55
Lot #489

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Home and Away #8/55
Media wood block on paper
Dated 1981
Size 7.5 x 6 x 1 in. / 19 x 15.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Reference
inscribed on backing 'Apparently a tribute to Jim Nicoll'

Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $94
2011/05/07
#61 ~ Esler - Landscape with Table  #32/50
#61 ~ Esler - Landscape with Table  #32/50
Lot #61

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Landscape with Table #32/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1973
Size 5 x 5.75 x 1 in. / 12.7 x 14.6 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; signed and titled on backing; framed

Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $64
2010/11/20
#727 ~ Esler - Owl  #18/25
#727 ~ Esler - Owl  #18/25
Lot #727

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Owl #18/25
Media etching on paper
Dated 1964
Size 17.5 x 11.75 x 1 in. / 44.4 x 29.8 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $164
2010/10/09
#653 ~ Esler - Wind Spirit  #14/50
#653 ~ Esler - Wind Spirit  #14/50
Lot #653

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Wind Spirit #14/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1975
Size 9 x 12 x 1 in. / 22.9 x 30.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Provenance
from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $64
2010/04/24
#654 ~ Esler - Table Top Series V  #30/50
#654 ~ Esler - Table Top Series V  #30/50
Lot #654

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Table Top Series V #30/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1978
Size 8.75 x 7.5 x 1 in. / 22.2 x 19 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $59
2010/04/24
#658 ~ Esler - Night Flight  #Sample Proof
#658 ~ Esler - Night Flight  #Sample Proof
Lot #658

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Night Flight #Sample Proof
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1976
Size 25.75 x 18.25 x 1 in. / 65.4 x 46.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $140
2009/11/21
Lot #1035

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title To Climb a Mountain [Tack Board I] #A/P
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1978
Size 20.75 x 14.25 x 1 in. / 52.7 x 36.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $99
2009/05/15
Lot #1037

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Aisha #44/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1979
Size 16 x 16.25 x 1 in. / 40.6 x 41.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $59
2009/05/15
Lot #1038

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Baroque Lament [First State] #3/15
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Size 17.25 x 21 x 1 in. / 43.8 x 53.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $82
2009/05/15
Lot #1039

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Blue Intrusion #A/P
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1969
Size 11.75 x 18.5 x 1 in. / 29.8 x 47 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $187
2009/05/15
Lot #1040

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Medallion 3 #4/25
Media colour etching and relief on paper
Dated 1969
Size 17.75 x 16.5 x 1 in. / 45.1 x 41.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $64
2009/05/15
Lot #1041

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Mr. Winter's Little Boxes #5/19
Media colour wood block on paper
Dated 1965
Size 16.5 x 23 x 1 in. / 41.9 x 58.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $164
2009/05/15
Lot #1042

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Buffalo Jump #3/100
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1981
Size 23.5 x 26 x 1 in. / 59.7 x 66 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $234
2009/05/15
Lot #1043

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Crosswinds [Melodrama] I #4/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1974
Size 17.5 x 23.5 x 1 in. / 44.4 x 59.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
from the estate of Frank and Frances Staplin, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $187
2009/05/15
Lot #523

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Field with Stones
Media acrylic on hard board
Dated 1984
Size 15 x 18 x 1 in. / 38.1 x 45.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower right; signed and titled on paper attached verso; framed

Estimate CAD$400-$500

Sold
CAD $230
2008/04/20
Lot #524

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Rocky Hillside
Media acrylic on hard board
Dated 1984
Size 15 x 18 x 1 in. / 38.1 x 45.7 x 2.5 cm.

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

Estimate CAD$400-$500

Sold
CAD $230
2008/04/20
#837 ~ Esler - Untitled - Fence on the Hill
#837 ~ Esler - Untitled - Fence on the Hill
Lot #837

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Untitled - Fence on the Hill
Media acrylic on hard board
Dated 1984
Size 15 x 18 x 1 in. / 38.1 x 45.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower left; framed

Estimate CAD$400-$500

Sold
CAD $690
2007/11/18
#307 ~ Esler - Lost Flag  #13/35
#307 ~ Esler - Lost Flag  #13/35
Lot #307

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Lost Flag #13/35
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1971
Size 22.75 x 16.75 x 1 in. / 57.8 x 42.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom

Provenance
from a Winnipeg estate
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $127
2006/11/25
#308 ~ Esler - To Climb a Mountain  #88/100
#308 ~ Esler - To Climb a Mountain  #88/100
Lot #308

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title To Climb a Mountain #88/100
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1978
Size 20.75 x 14.25 x 1 in. / 52.7 x 36.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; unframed

Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $58
2006/11/25
#15 ~ Esler - Calgary Horse No.3  #30/50
#15 ~ Esler - Calgary Horse No.3  #30/50
Lot #15

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Calgary Horse No.3 #30/50
Media colour etching and collograph on paper
Dated 1973
Size 15.75 x 22.5 x 1 in. / 40 x 57.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; archival mat

Reference
included in 35 Years and 15 Minutes: Prints by J.K. Esler, pg. 59, S. Ford, The NIckle Arts Museum, 1994

Provenance
Fleet Galleries, Winnipeg, label verso; private collection, Winnipeg
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $86
2006/06/24
#16 ~ Esler - Curtain Call [Melodrama III]  #25/50
#16 ~ Esler - Curtain Call [Melodrama III]  #25/50
Lot #16

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Curtain Call [Melodrama III] #25/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1976
Size 17.5 x 23.75 x 1 in. / 44.4 x 60.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom

Reference
included in 35 Years and 15 Minutes: Prints by J.K. Esler, pg. 59, S. Ford, The NIckle Arts Museum, 1994

Provenance
from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $86
2006/06/24
#17 ~ Esler - Buffalo Jump  #77/100
#17 ~ Esler - Buffalo Jump  #77/100
Lot #17

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Buffalo Jump #77/100
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1980
Size 23.25 x 26.25 x 1 in. / 59.1 x 66.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; some staining in mat noted

Reference
included in 35 Years and 15 Minutes: Prints by J.K. Esler, pg. 60, S. Ford, The NIckle Arts Museum, 1994

Provenance
private collection, Winnipeg
Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $115
2006/06/24
#344 ~ Esler - Red Dianna  #13/50
#344 ~ Esler - Red Dianna  #13/50
Lot #344

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Red Dianna #13/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1972
Size 16.5 x 22.5 x 1 in. / 41.9 x 57.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom

Reference
illustrated 35 Years and 15 Minutes, prints by John Kenneth Esle pg.24

Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $201
2001/11/04
#345 ~ Esler - Mandala [Diary of the Lost Hunter]  #6/100
#345 ~ Esler - Mandala [Diary of the Lost Hunter]  #6/100
Lot #345

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Mandala [Diary of the Lost Hunter] #6/100
Media etching on paper
Dated 1969
Size 17.75 x 17.75 x 1 in. / 45.1 x 45.1 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; archival mat

Reference
illustrated 35 Years and 15 Minutes, prints by John Kenneth Esle pg.44

Provenance
Four Corners Gallery, Red Deer, label verso
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $201
2001/11/04
#346 ~ Esler - September 2  #2/15
#346 ~ Esler - September 2  #2/15
Lot #346

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title September 2 #2/15
Media colour collagraph on paper
Dated 1969
Size 9.75 x 8.25 x 1 in. / 24.8 x 21 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; archival mat

Reference
listed 35 Years and 15 Minutes, prints by John Kenneth Esle pg.59 [under 1970]

Provenance
Four Corners Gallery, Red Deer, label verso
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $201
2001/11/04
#244 ~ Esler - The Last Flight  #31/50
#244 ~ Esler - The Last Flight  #31/50
Lot #244

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title The Last Flight #31/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1976
Size 23.75 x 17.5 x 1 in. / 60.3 x 44.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom

Estimate CAD$250-$350

Sold
CAD $230
2001/05/06
#245 ~ Esler - Fatima  #8/50
#245 ~ Esler - Fatima  #8/50
Lot #245

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Fatima #8/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1979
Size 16 x 16.5 x 1 in. / 40.6 x 41.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom

Estimate CAD$250-$350

Sold
CAD $230
2001/05/06
#31 ~ Esler - Untitled
#31 ~ Esler - Untitled
Lot #31

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Untitled
Media colour pencil on paper
Dated 1980
Size 23.75 x 17.75 x 1 in. / 60.3 x 45.1 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower left; archival mat

Estimate CAD$200-$300

Sold
CAD $115
2001/01/17
#451 ~ Esler - LOT OF TWO - Kananaskis / Boraes
#451 ~ Esler - LOT OF TWO - Kananaskis / Boraes
Lot #451

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title LOT OF TWO - Kananaskis / Boraes
Media etching on paper
Size 1 x 1 x 1 in. / 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
LOT OF TWO; both signed

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$200-$300

Sold
CAD $144
2000/05/08
#452 ~ Esler - LOT OF TWO - Strange Sunset / The Gambler
#452 ~ Esler - LOT OF TWO - Strange Sunset / The Gambler
Lot #452

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title LOT OF TWO - Strange Sunset / The Gambler
Media etching on paper
Size 1 x 1 x 1 in. / 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
LOT OF TWO; both signed

Provenance
private collection, Saskatchewan
Estimate CAD$200-$300

Sold
CAD $115
2000/05/08
#452 ~ Esler - Mr. & Mrs. Warrior
#452 ~ Esler - Mr. & Mrs. Warrior
Lot #452

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Mr. & Mrs. Warrior
Media mixed media on masonite
Dated 1967
Size 21 x 24 x 1 in. / 53.3 x 61 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated lower left; signed and titled verso

Provenance
private collection Calgary / Victoria
Estimate CAD$300-$500

Sold
CAD $431
1999/11/01
#453 ~ Esler - The Shadow of Summer  #36/50
#453 ~ Esler - The Shadow of Summer  #36/50
Lot #453

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title The Shadow of Summer #36/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1976
Size 23.5 x 17.5 x 1 in. / 59.7 x 44.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom

Provenance
Guild Gallery, Calgary, label verso
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $115
1999/11/01
#422 ~ Esler - Landscape with Table #2  #3/50
#422 ~ Esler - Landscape with Table #2  #3/50
Lot #422

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Landscape with Table #2 #3/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1974
Size 5.25 x 5.75 x 1 in. / 13.3 x 14.6 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; archival mat

Provenance
private collection, Red Deer / California
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $138
1998/11/02
#52 ~ Esler - Kananaskis II  #II/XXV
#52 ~ Esler - Kananaskis II  #II/XXV
Lot #52

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Kananaskis II #II/XXV
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1979
Size 26.5 x 23.75 x 1 in. / 67.3 x 60.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom

Provenance
corporate collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$250-$350

Sold
CAD $220
1998/05/04
#253 ~ Esler - Cross Winds - Melodrama I  #4/50
#253 ~ Esler - Cross Winds - Melodrama I  #4/50
Lot #253

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Cross Winds - Melodrama I #4/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1974
Size 17.5 x 23.75 x 1 in. / 44.4 x 60.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; archival mat

Provenance
corporate collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$200-$300

Sold
CAD $110
1995/11/06
#255 ~ Esler - Tents [Ten Series IV]  #A.P.
#255 ~ Esler - Tents [Ten Series IV]  #A.P.
Lot #255

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Tents [Ten Series IV] #A.P.
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1977
Size 24 x 17.5 x 1 in. / 61 x 44.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; ed:50; archival material throughout

Reference
listed in 35 Years

Provenance
corporate collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $110
1995/11/06
#423 ~ Esler - Confusion  #6/35
#423 ~ Esler - Confusion  #6/35
Lot #423

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Confusion #6/35
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 1971
Size 18 x 23.75 x 1 in. / 45.7 x 60.3 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; archival mat

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $204
1994/11/01
#216 ~ Esler - Mr. Winter's Little Boxes  #5/19
#216 ~ Esler - Mr. Winter's Little Boxes  #5/19
Lot #216

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Mr. Winter's Little Boxes #5/19
Media wood block on paper
Dated 1965
Size 16.5 x 23 x 1 in. / 41.9 x 58.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed and dated

Provenance
exhibited at U of Lethbridge Abstraction Show 1993
Estimate CAD$25-$50

Sold
CAD $110
1994/06/25
#72 ~ Esler - The Last Waltz  #47/75
#72 ~ Esler - The Last Waltz  #47/75
Lot #72

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title The Last Waltz #47/75
Media colour collagraph on paper
Dated 1978
Size 17.75 x 11 x 1 in. / 45.1 x 27.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, and numbered along bottom; unframed

Reference
illustrated Printmaking in Alberta 1945-1985, by B.Cochran, front cover

Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $110
1994/04/26
#49 ~ Esler - Summer House III  #41/75
#49 ~ Esler - Summer House III  #41/75
Lot #49

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Summer House III #41/75
Media etching on paper
Dated 1979
Size 17.75 x 11.5 x 1 in. / 45.1 x 29.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, dated, titled and numbered along bottom; paper size: 30 x 22

Provenance
West End Gallery, Edmonton, label verso
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $138
1993/04/26
#50 ~ Esler - Night Letter  #7/50
#50 ~ Esler - Night Letter  #7/50
Lot #50

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Night Letter #7/50
Media etching on paper
Dated 1979
Size 17.75 x 23.5 x 1 in. / 45.1 x 59.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, dated, titled and numbered along bottom; paper size: 22.25 x 30; archival mat front and back

Provenance
West End Gallery, Edmonton label verso; private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $138
1993/04/26
#51 ~ Esler - Conquered Mountain II  #38/50
#51 ~ Esler - Conquered Mountain II  #38/50
Lot #51

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Conquered Mountain II #38/50
Media etching on paper
Dated 1979
Size 12 x 17.75 x 1 in. / 30.5 x 45.1 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, dated, titled and numbered along bottom; paper size: 22.25 x 29.75

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $165
1993/04/26
#52 ~ Esler - Close-Up  #68/75
#52 ~ Esler - Close-Up  #68/75
Lot #52

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Close-Up #68/75
Media etching on paper
Dated 1982
Size 23.75 x 17.5 x 1 in. / 60.3 x 44.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, dated, titled and numbered along bottom; paper size: 30 x 22.25; archival mat front and back

Provenance
Edmonton Art Gallery, Art Rental and West End Gallery, Edmonton, labels verso
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $110
1993/04/26
#253 ~ Esler - Kananaskis #2  #A.P.
#253 ~ Esler - Kananaskis #2  #A.P.
Lot #253

Artist John Kenneth Esler
Title Kananaskis #2 #A.P.
Media etching on paper
Dated 1980
Size 26.5 x 23.5 x 1 in. / 67.3 x 59.7 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
signed, dated, titled and numbered along bottom; ed:100; archival mat; unframed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$350-$450

Sold
CAD $220
1992/10/05

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