Cowley Abbott, formerly Consignor Canadian Fine Art, provides the highest level of professional service to Canadian art collectors with a wealth of competitive options for the consignor, bidder and buyer.

Recent News

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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 Fall 2019 Live Auction of Important Canadian Art, which will take place at Toronto's Gardiner Museum.

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.

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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 the industry’s lowest 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 Jean Paul Riopelle, Sans titre
JEAN PAUL RIOPELLE
Sans titre

ink and watercolour
signed with initial and dated 1965 lower right; Riopelle Inventory no. 1965.023P.1965
10 x 8 ins ( 25.4 x 20.3 cms )

Sold for $23,600.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Artwork by Frederick Grant Banting, Bic, Quebec
FREDERICK GRANT BANTING
Bic, Quebec

oil on board
signed and dated “24-4-76” by Lady Henrietta Banting on a stamp on the reverse; dated 1927 on an exhibition label on the reverse
8.5 x 10.75 ins ( 21.6 x 27.3 cms )

Sold for $19,800.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018

Artwork by Nora Frances Elisabeth Collyer, Coté Des Neiges
NORA FRANCES ELISABETH COLLYER
Coté Des Neiges

oil on panel
12 x 14 ins ( 30.5 x 35.6 cms )

Sold for $23,000.00
Sale date: March 18th 2012

Artwork by William Hodd McElcheran, Smug Man
WILLIAM HODD MCELCHERAN
Smug Man

bronze sculpture
signed, dated 1994 and numbered 1/9 on the base (incised)
28.5 x 11 x 18 ins ( 72.4 x 27.9 x 45.7 cms ) ( overall )

Sold for $21,240.00
Sale date: November 20th 2018