Consignor’s Fall Live Auction & the Story of Abstract Art in Canada
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Auction Showcases Important Non-Figurative Works in Canadian Art History Consignor’s Fall Live Auction of Canadian Art presents an impressive selection of abstract painting from artists across the country and through the decades. Early ventures into abstraction in Canada occurred in the 1920s and 1930s, although they were sporadic and inconsistent. These artists, notably Kathleen Munn,… Read more »

Rare Lawren Harris Pencil Sketch Featured in Consignor Fall Live Auction
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From Charlottetown to Vancouver, Consignor’s National Travels Yield Notable Works by Emily Carr, Mary Pratt & Alex Colville to be offered on November 23rd (Toronto – November 1, 2017) – Behind many masterpieces, there is a sketch that formulates the artist’s ideas and vision. Consignor Canadian Fine Art announces its fall semi-annual auction highlights that… Read more »

Un rare dessin au crayon de Lawren Harris en vedette dans le cadre de la vente automnale de Consignor Canadian Fine Art
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Les œuvres d’Emily Carr, Mary Pratt et Alex Colville seront présentées aux enchères le 23 novembre (Toronto – le 1er novembre, 2017) Consignor Canadian Fine Art annonce sa vente aux enchères semestrielle qui inclura un rare dessin au crayon de Lawren Harris, un travail préparatoire d’une de ses toiles les plus renommées, « Lake Superior… Read more »

Franklin Carmichael Masterpiece Featured in Spring Live Auction
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(Toronto – May 2, 2017) Two celebrated artworks by Group of Seven painter Franklin Carmichael are the centerpiece to Consignor Canadian Fine Art’s upcoming Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art taking place May 25th at the Gardiner Museum, Toronto. A large-scale oil painting, Old Orchard (1940), will make its auction debut having been privately… Read more »

Demystifying the Art Auction: Advice for Aspiring Collectors
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With 262 lots in our March Online Auction of Canadian and International Art, we see artwork for sale with a very large range in value. Although the covetable A.J. Casson and Albert Henry Robinson oil paintings garner much attention from seasoned collectors, it is worth noting the remarkable value and quality of the many more… Read more »

Important Sketch by J.E.H. MacDonald Marks Early Example of Budding Friendship with Lawren Harris
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Tom Thomson, Jean Paul Riopelle, and a well-known work by Jock MacDonald Featured at Consignor’s Fall Live Auction on November 22nd (Toronto – November 7, 2016) – Following Consignor Canadian Fine Art’s highly successful live auction debut in May 2016 (that included a record-breaking sale of Lawren Harris’s Algoma Sketch 48), the auction house launches… Read more »

Maclean’s: Unknown Lawren Harris painting emerges in Australia
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Painting worth an estimated $400,000-$600,000 discovered on the eve of a major Harris show by Sara Angel (for Maclean’s) Last December, Rob Cowley, the president of the Toronto-based auction house Consignor Canadian Fine Art and Appraisers, got an email from an Australian collector inquiring about a piece of art. When he opened the attached photograph,… Read more »