2017 In Review: A Year of Continued Success
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As we reflect on the past year, Consignor Canadian Fine Art wishes to extend our sincere appreciation to our clients and the Canadian art community for its continued support and participation throughout a momentous and record-breaking 2017. On November 23rd, Consignor held its Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art, the second of our semi-annual… Read more »

Lawren Harris Record Smashed during Strong Consignor Fall Live Auction
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Lake Superior Fetches $161,100, Almost Tripling Previous Auction Record for a Work on Paper by the Group of Seven Artist (Toronto – November 23, 2017) – The preparatory work for of one of Lawren Harris’ most renowned canvases, Lake Superior (I.D. 463) sold for nearly five times its auction value setting a new record for a… Read more »

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 »

La vente d’automne de Consignor et l’histoire de l’art abstrait au Canada
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Chefs-d’œuvre d’art non-figuratifs au cœur de la vente en salle La vente automnale d’art canadien de Consignor présente une sélection impressionnante d’oeuvres abstraites d’artistes à travers le pays et à travers les époques. Les premières incursions dans l’abstraction au Canada ont eu lieu durant les années 1920 et 1930, bien qu’elles aient été sporadiques et… 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 »

Collectable Prints Featured in Consignor’s September Auction
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Within the broad practice of printmaking are several distinct techniques, many of which are included in the Consignor September Auction. Consignor’s current Online Auction of Canadian and International art, consisting of 239 lots, offers a vast range of artwork for sale in various media – oil paintings, photography, sculpture and prints. Collecting prints is an… Read more »

Carmichael Masterwork Sells for $475,000 During Spring Season
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Records Broken & New Traditions Established for Consignor This Season Old Orchard, a major 1940 painting by Franklin Carmichael was sold for $475,000 during the spring auction season, the highest price paid for the painter’s work in eight years and one of the highest values ever achieved for the painter’s work by an auction firm…. Read more »