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Canadian Art


December 4 - 9

Perfect for the season, the final Canadian Art auction of 2021 includes several snowy landscape scenes by artists such as Frederick Simpson Coburn, Marcel Fecteau, Barker Fairley and Henri Masson. Look for colourful still lifes by William Paterson Ewen, Bernice Fenwick Martin and William Goodridge Roberts alongside a fine selection of sculpture including an impressive work by David Robinson, a colourful Gerald Gladstone assembly and an intricate David Partridge. Collectors of modern and contemporary works will enjoy offerings by Harold Klunder, David Bierk, Christopher Pratt, David Blackwood and Harold Town.

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Canadian Fine Art


NOVEMBER 13 - 18, 2021

Our major fall 2021 auction of Canadian Fine Art features outstanding examples by Canadian artists and offers rare opportunities to acquire exceptional works from private collections with impeccable provenance, ranging from historical to contemporary, early Modernist to abstraction, and works by the Group of Seven.

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ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
EARLY SPRING, ALGONQUIN PARK, 1914

Realised: $420,000

 

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Canadian Fine Art


MAY 29 - JUNE 3, 2021

CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF
MOONLIGHT

Price Realised: $390,000

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Women in Art


MARCH 6 - 11, 2021

MARY PAVEY
FRENCH SHAWL, 1988

Price Realised: $11,400

 

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Canadian Art


DECEMBER 5 - 10, 2020

GEORGE DOUGLAS PEPPER, O.S.A., R.C.A.
BOATHOUSES ON THE OTTAWA RIVER, 1930

Price Realised: $108,000

 

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Canadian Fine Art

Waddington’s has been a major force in the Canadian art market for over five decades, beginning with our first auction of Canadian Fine Art held at the Queen Elizabeth Building at the CNE in 1967. Since then we have offered countless important and major Canadian works of art, set record prices and are regarded as the source for buying and selling exceptional Canadian Art.

Notable Sales

PETER CLAPHAM SHEPPARD, O.S.A., R.C.A.

PETER CLAPHAM SHEPPARD, O.S.A., R.C.A.

A NORTHERN LAKE, ca. 1936-37


December 10, 2020

Estimate $20,000-$30,000

Realised: $55,200

KENT MONKMAN

KENT MONKMAN

FORT EDMONTON, 2003


September 17, 2020

Estimate $30,000-$50,000

Realised: $40,800

SYBIL ANDREWS

SYBIL ANDREWS

SPEEDWAY, 1934


November 24, 2014

Estimate $45,000-$60,000

Realised: $106,200

Cornelius Krieghoff

Cornelius Krieghoff

CROSSING THE ICE WITH THE ROYAL MAIL, QUEBEC (CIRCA 1862)


May 28, 2018

Estimate $225,000-$275,000

Realised: $456,000

TOM THOMSON

TOM THOMSON

A QUIET SUMMER EVENING, c.1913


September 17, 2020

Estimate $250,000-$350,000

Realised: $360,000

Wanda Koop

Wanda Koop

Landscape with Red Bar


April 11, 2016

Estimate $20,000-$30,000

Realised: $40,230

Ulysse Comtois: MATIÈRE-LUMIÈRE

Ulysse Comtois: MATIÈRE-LUMIÈRE

Matter-Light


May 30, 2016

Estimate $6,000-$8,000

Realised: $62,400

ALEXANDRA LUKE

ALEXANDRA LUKE

UNTITLED COMPOSITION, 1957


May 28, 2018

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $10,800

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Canadian Art

December 04 - 09, 2021

Perfect for the season, the final Canadian Art auction of 2021 includes several snowy landscape scenes by artists such as Frederick Simpson Coburn, Marcel Fecteau, Barker Fairley and Henri Masson. Look for colourful still lifes by William Paterson Ewen, Bernice Fenwick Martin and William Goodridge Roberts alongside a fine selection of sculpture including an impressive work by David Robinson, a colourful Gerald Gladstone assembly and an intricate David Partridge. Collectors of modern and contemporary works will enjoy offerings by Harold Klunder, David Bierk, Christopher Pratt, David Blackwood and Harold Town.

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Canadian Art, Culture and History

December 04 - 09, 2021

Representing diverse interests from coast to coast to coast, our Canadian Arts, Culture and History includes a good collection of Grenfell Industries hooked mats, John A. Macdonald’s mortgage for a farm in Hastings, ON,  a number of works by RCAF WWII artist George Broomfield, a good library of volumes relating to Northwest Passage and Arctic exploration, early photography of Fort William (now Thunder Bay, ON), a Newfoundland passport, a pair of 18th century portrait miniatures of a St. John’s Newfoundland couple, a Métis Assomption sash, and a polarimeter from Frederick Banting’s lab at the University of Toronto. The auction also includes an extensive archive of documents of historical and political interest.

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The American and Canadian Salon

January 22 - 27, 2022

With a strong historical focus on 19th and early 20th century work, collectors can look forward to Canadian and international portraits, classical bronze studies, and watercolours influenced by or originating from British and European traditions. Notable names include George Horne Russell, Thomas Mower Martin, Otto Reinhold Jacobi, and William Raphael.

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GEORGE HORNE RUSSELL, P.R.C.A.
WHARF AT SAINT ANDREWS N.B., 1918
ESTIMATE: $3,000-4,000

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Waddington’s is always interested in discussing consignment opportunities for our upcoming auctions.
In addition to our interest in the Group of Seven, Emily Carr and their contemporaries, we welcome consignments of works by the following artists:

  • Paul Emile Borduas
  • Fritz Brandtner
  • Jack Bush
  • Alex Colville
  • Graham Coughtry
  • Jean Philippe Dallaire
  • Sorel Etrog
  • Paterson Ewen
  • Joe Fafard
  • Clarence Gagnon
  • Prudence Heward
  • William Kurelek
  • Jean Paul Lemieux
  • John Lyman
  • Helen McNicoll
  • James Wilson Morrice
  • Christopher Pratt
  • Jean Paul Riopelle

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