The Benefits of Buying Artwork from Cowley Abbott

  1. Purchase in an open and secure marketplace.

    Cowley Abbott provides collectors with an open and transparent environment in which they have equal opportunities to acquire artwork for their collections. Receive valuable advice from a network of Canadian art industry professionals without having to make high pressure purchasing decisions.

  2. We offer the lowest Buyer’s Premium in the industry.

    Cowley Abbott's 20% Buyer's Premium stands as the lowest rate among major Canadian auction firms.

  3. Confident and Professional Services.

    Both sellers and buyers can be confident that the artwork handled by Cowley Abbott has been inspected and handled by our specialists.

  4. Make secure payments.

    The purchase of all artwork is securely brokered by our firm, allowing both the purchaser and the consignor to remain anonymous.

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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Valuation Submission

If you are interested in offering artwork by one of the artists listed in our directory (or other possible artists), please submit details of your artwork or Contact Us for further assistance.
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