(Toronto – May 29, 2014) – Two magnificent canvases by renowned Canadian painter Jack Bush highlighted the record-breaking Consignor Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art, the online sale closing for bidding on Thursday afternoon. Summer Lake (1973), a radiant fifty-by-seventy inch acrylic fetched $310,500 (all prices include 15% Buyer’s Premium), doubling its pre-sale auction estimate… Read more »
Cowley Abbott Updates
Consignor Canadian Fine Art Exclusively Acquires Corporate Contemporary Art for its Semi-Annual Spring Auction TORONTO (For Immediate Release – April 30, 2014) – Consignor Canadian Fine Art is debuting several exciting works of art that will hit the auction block for the first time including two signature canvases by Jack Bush, Pink on Red –… Read more »
2013 was a monumental and exciting year for Consignor Canadian Fine Art. In June, a partnership began between Rob Cowley, Ryan Mayberry and Lydia Abbott to take Consignor.ca, previously the online auction branch of Mayberry Fine Art, into a bricks-and-mortar business. The vision of the new partnership was simple: to create a hybridized business model that… Read more »
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 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.
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!
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.
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 »
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 »
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.