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Recent News

Records Broken During Electric Fall Auction Season at Cowley Abbott Read More.
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Consignor Canadian Art rebrands as Cowley Abbott. Read More.
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 Emily Carr, Logged Land
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 Rita Letendre, Manotik

acrylic on canvas
signed and dated 1977 lower right; signed, titled and dated 1977 on the reverse; unframed
36 x 52 ins ( 91.4 x 132.1 cms )

Sold for $20,400.00
Sale date: December 3rd 2020

Artwork by Cornelius Krieghoff, Skinner’s Cave and Owl’s Head Mountain, Lake Memphremagog
Skinner’s Cave and Owl’s Head Mountain, Lake Memphremagog

oil on canvas
signed and inscribed “Quebec 1861” lower right; inscribed “Note on the original canvas: Skinners Cave, Owls Head Mtn. 2800 ft., Lake Memfremagog, Can., Orford M. in distance” on the reverse
13.25 x 18.25 ins ( 33.7 x 46.4 cms )

Sold for $47,200.00
Sale date: September 24th 2020

Artwork by Maud Lewis, School House in Winter
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