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The Canada Auction

June 0409, 2022
Auction begins to close at 8:00 pm ET

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Our major auction of the season, the Canada Auction brings together the best of Canada, including historical and contemporary fine art, First Nations and Inuit art, cultural, and historical items. The focus is on meaningful contributions to our collective identity and crucial individual voices.

Drawing on the diverse expertise of our specialists, we present an outstanding selection of works by A.Y. Jackson, Franklin Carmichael, J.E.H. MacDonald, P.C. Sheppard, Jack Bush, Joe Fafard, Henri Beau, John Meredith and Rita Letendre; an exemplary private collection representing all seven members of the Professional Native Indian Artists Inc. (PNIAI) including works by Daphne Odjig, Norval Morrisseau and Alex Janvier; and important works by Inuit artists Manasie Akpiliakpik, Jessie Oonark, JoeTalirunili, John Tiktak, Andy Miki, John Pangnark, Ennutisak, and Karoo Ashevak.

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Auction Details

On View at Waddington's Toronto

Thursday, June 02 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday, June 03 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, June 04 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday, June 05 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday, June 06 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm


Duncan McLean


416-847-6183 /

Gregory Humeniuk

Senior Specialist

416-847-6190 /

Kendra Popelas

Consignment Specialist

416-967-6027 /

Palmer Jarvis


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Elizabeth Gagnon

Consignment Coordinator

416-847-6184 /


  • Each lot sold is subject to a buyer’s premium of 20% of the successful bid price as part of the purchase price.
  • Unless exempted by law, the buyer is required to pay Ontario Retail Sales Tax and Federal Goods and Services Tax on the total purchase price including the buyer`s premium.
  • Taxes are exempt for any items directly shipped from our premises out of Canada.
  • The auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw any lot from sale at any time, to divide any lot or to combine any two or more lots at his sole discretion, all without notice.
  • All Prices in Canadian Funds
  • Please see our complete BUYER TERMS & CONDITIONS


Restrictions exist regarding the import and export of species protected under CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species).This includes but is not limited to items made of or containing bone (whalebone etc.), ivory, tortoise shell, seal skin, rhinoceros horn and any other animal part and is strictly controlled or forbidden by most countries. Please review your country’s laws before bidding on pieces made of or containing these restricted items. It is the sole responsibility of the buyer to inquire about and obtain the proper permits for artwork purchased that may contain restricted materials, if such permit can be obtained. Please contact the department for further assistance. For more information please visit WWW.CITES.ORG

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