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Recent News

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Canadian Historical & Post-War Masterworks Thrive during Spring Season Read More.
William Kurelek Artwork Commissioned for $250 Fetches $82,600 During Fall Auction Read More.
William Kurelek Masterwork Fetches $472,000 During Record-Breaking Spring Auction Read More.
Lawren Harris Record Smashed During Consignor Fall Auction Read More.
Franklin Carmichael Masterpiece Sells for $475,000 during Spring Season Read More.
Important JEH MacDonald Sketch Fetches $230,000 at Consignor Fall Auction Read More.
Record Set for Rare Lawren Harris Algoma Sketch in Consignor Spring Auction  Read More.
Spring Sale Sees Stunning Emily Carr & Other Important Canadian Works Shine.  Read More.
Kurelek Painting Sells for Double Pre-Sale Estimate at Consignor Fall Auction.  Read More.
Post-War Canadian Works of Art Soar at Consignor Auction. Read More.

Now Accepting Consignments

We are currently accepting consignments for inclusion in our upcoming auctions, including the Live Auction of Important Canadian Art, which will take place soon.

Please contact us for a complimentary & confidential consultation which carries no further obligation.

Learn About Including Artwork in our Upcoming Auctions.

Review the Directory of Artists we are Accepting on Consignment.

Benefits for the Consignor

Sell artwork with the benefit of boutique, personalized service with national reach through semi-annual Live Auctions of Important Canadian Art & monthly, themed Online Auctions which target and cater to prominent and emerging collectors nationally and outside of our borders. 
Artwork featured in our auctions are subject to standard all-inclusive selling commissions without additional services fees that are usually encountered within the Canadian auction industry.

Learn More About Selling With Us.

Benefits for the Collector

Purchase artwork through carefully-curated semi-annual Live Auctions of Important Canadian Art and monthly, themed Online Auctions, guided by the advice of our art specialists. 
Our firm features a highly-competitive Buyer’s Premium, as well as a combination of traditional client service and industry-leading technology to provide a collector experience that focuses upon enjoyment, ease-of-use and transparency.

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Past Auction Highlights

Artwork by John William Beatty, Baie St. Paul
JOHN WILLIAM BEATTY
Baie St. Paul

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1929 lower left
18 x 22 ins ( 45.7 x 55.9 cms )

Sold for $32,200.00
Sale date: November 25th 2015

Artwork by William Kurelek, Threshing Outfit Being Brought Lunch
WILLIAM KURELEK
Threshing Outfit Being Brought Lunch

mixed media on board
signed with monogram and dated 1972 lower right; titled on the reverse
5 x 15.5 ins ( 12.7 x 39.4 cms )

Sold for $82,600.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Artwork by William Kurelek, Ukrainian Proverb
WILLIAM KURELEK
Ukrainian Proverb

mixed media on board
signed with initials lower right, inscribed “He who chases two rabbits at the same time catches neither” in Ukrainian and English; dated 1974 and titled (twice) on the reverse
10 x 4.5 ins ( 25.4 x 11.4 cms )

Sold for $41,400.00
Sale date: November 28th 2014

Artwork by Michael Snow, Off Minor
MICHAEL SNOW
Off Minor

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1958 upper left; signed, titled and inscribed “Completed April 1958” on the reverse
60 x 36 ins ( 152.4 x 91.4 cms )

Sold for $57,500.00
Sale date: November 23rd 2017