A New Milestone!
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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.  

Rare Portrait by Landscape Painter Tom Thomson Up for Auction
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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 »

Questions To Consider When Valuing Your Artwork
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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 »

Get to Know Lydia!
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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.

Tech-Savvy Auction House Brings Canadian Fine Art To The Forefront of Innovation.
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Consignor Canadian Fine Art Launches Premiere Online Auction Event September 16 – 25 TORONTO (September 10, 2013) The drop of a gavel is being replaced by the press of a button. Buying and selling Canadian fine art is now user-friendly with Consignor Canadian Fine Art (consignor.ca), Canada’s newest auction house that bridges the gap between… Read more »