An Exciting Selection of Prints, Photography & Multiples begins the Fall Auction Season
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The Prints, Photography and Multiples auction has been an extremely enjoyable sale to put together.  We started to curate the sale just after the close of the International Art auction in June and one of the early consignments was Brice Marden’s Ten Days Portfolio (lot 27). The eight etchings and aquatints in this portfolio were… Read more »

Introducing Cowley Abbott’s Partnership with the Estate of William Ronald
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Cowley Abbott is privileged to be working with the Estate of William Ronald in the offering of artwork from the artist’s collection at auction. There are currently two Cowley Abbott auctions with artwork and items from the estate: one artwork in the June live auction and a separate William Ronald estate online auction. We are… Read more »

Canadian Artists from the Emerald Isle
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One would expect that there would be a significant number of Irish Canadian artists. The heritage and influence of Irish culture is one that is paramount to the history of Canada, with numerous Irish immigrants having moved to our country through the decades. As we explore Canadian art history and the artists who have shaped… Read more »

Collecting Opportunity: January Post-War and Contemporary Art Auction Highlights
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Cowley Abbott is pleased to launch into the new year with our January Online Auction of Post-War and Contemporary Art. Comprised of fantastic works by blue-chip Post-War Canadian artists, practicing Contemporary artists, and hidden gems, this sale offers the opportunity for new and seasoned collectors alike to build their collections. We’ve highlighted a few of… Read more »

Records Smashed and Prosperity Achieved for Exceptional Artworks at Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
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Cowley Abbott, A Leader in the Canadian Auction Industry, Continues to Realize Strong Results for Canadian Historical, Post-War and Contemporary Art at Auction The Cowley Abbott Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art on December 3rd was a resounding success, attaining excellent results and connecting collectors with superior artworks by renowned Canadian artists representing the country from… Read more »

September Live Auction Achieves Strong Results for Canadian Historical, Post-War and Contemporary Artwork
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Rare & Exceptional Work Spanning More Than A Century of Canadian Art Draws Competition From In-Person, Telephone & Online Bidders The September 24th Cowley Abbott Fine Art Live Auction of Important Canadian and International Art held in the elegant Aria Ballroom of The Four Seasons Hotel in Yorkville was a resounding success. Exceptional artworks by Canada’s… Read more »

Cowley Abbott Auction a Celebration of Canadian Female Painters
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Cowley Abbott’s Live Auction of Important Canadian and International Art, taking place on September 24th at the Royal Ontario Museum, includes numerous works by celebrated Canadian female artists. Women artists have had a monumental impact on Canadian art throughout the decades. These accomplished artists have enriched the practice of visual art with their unique voices and… Read more »

Building Your Collection: Understanding Value and Navigating the Auction Market
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Navigating the art market can be both an exciting and a daunting task for new buyers, experienced collectors and art market professionals. With a plethora of commercial galleries, online purchase platforms and auctions seemingly running 24/7, the buying options are limitless. At Cowley Abbott, we prioritize exceptional customer service and take pride in assisting our… Read more »

Harris, Milne, Tousignant & Perehudoff Highlight Spring Live Auction
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Related work to Harris’ Record-Breaking Algoma sketch hits the Block with Masterworks by David Milne & Claude Tousignant debuting at Consignor Canadian Fine Art’s Spring Live Auction on May 28 May 1, 2019 (Toronto, ON) – Lawren Harris rarely repeated subject matter, but the familiar depiction of Algoma, an island of tall trees, was a… Read more »

Kurelek Artwork Commissioned for $250 Fetches $82,600 During Fall Live Auction
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November Auction of Important Canadian Art Includes Record-Breaking Sales of Work by Bertram Brooker, Ken Lochhead and Robert Gray Murray Toronto, ON (November 20, 2018) – A never before seen painting by renowned Ukrainian-Canadian artist William Kurelek, Threshing Outfit Being Brought Lunch (1972), sold for $82,600 (including buyer’s premium), tens of thousands of dollars of above its original purchase price of $250…. Read more »