We have been delighted with the media response to the establishment of Consignor Canadian Fine Art and our inaugural Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art. Below you will find some visual highlights of the coverage so far and we will continue to post media clips and highlights as they emerge!
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A New Milestone!
We did it! Last night we hit 500 likes on Facebook! This milestone means a great deal to us as we have been working hard to create original content (such as videos, blog posts, photos and updates) and the “likes” provide us with direct and positive feedback.
Rob Acts as Auctioneer for ORT Auction
Rob regularly donates his time to conduct auctions for charitable purposes. Below is a video of Rob acting as auctioneer for this year’s ORT Art Auction at Toronto’s TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning.
A Virtual Tour of our November Auction Preview
Our November auction of Important Canadian Art is open for bidding between November 20th and 29th with previews starting November 1st. We understand that not everyone can make it into our gallery in downtown Toronto, to view the artwork in person, therefore we happy to provide a video tour! Enjoy!
Rare Portrait by Landscape Painter Tom Thomson Up for Auction
TORONTO (For Immediate Release) – A rare 100-year-old portrait by Tom Thomson is going up for auction online. Consignor Canadian Fine Art says Daydreaming is a portrait of artist Thoreau MacDonald, the son of Group of Seven member J.E.H. MacDonald. The auction house dates the work to sometime between 1913-1915, a few years before Thomson’s… Read more »
We Are Ready.
If you follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram (which you should!), you will see that we’ve been very excited lately and we wanted to take a moment to share why.
Questions To Consider When Valuing Your Artwork
Consignor regularly receives contact from clients, looking to receive guidance regarding the possible valuation of their artwork. It is our pleasure to be of service in providing preliminary “verbal” auction estimates at no charge, based on the auction market for comparable works of art. If you are interested in speaking with our specialists and… Read more »
The Auction is Over. What’s Next?
Immediately following the close of an auction, bidders, buyers and consignors typically wonder “What’s next?” We believe that transparency helps everyone navigate the sometimes confusing denouement of an auction. Below, we’ve answered some of the frequently asked post-auction questions. How can I tell if I am the successful bidder? To place a bid on an… Read more »
Get to Know Lydia!
As with most industry websites, the Consignor site includes a section which features our professional biographies, however we feel they can often miss some of the funny and interesting facts that really help you get to know someone. We asked Lydia Abbott to complete the questionnaire below in order to provide some insight into her everyday life.
The First Consignor Auction is Officially Closed!
Our premier auction of Canadian Art came to a close with furious biding on consignor.ca this past Wednesday, September 25th. Our site traffic spiked in the home stretch, and with only one hour left in bidding, the gallery filled with an eager group of clients who were keen to ensure that they were the high… Read more »