ONLINE AUCTION

The Canada Auction


JUNE 4 - 9

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

Please contact us for more information.

Click here to browse or download the digital catalogue.

BROWSE GALLERY

ONLINE AUCTION

Canadian Works on Paper & Editions


APRIL 30 - MAY 5

WILLIAM PEREHUDOFF, R.C.A.
ACP-79-18

Price Realised: $9,000

VIEW PRICES REALISED

ONLINE AUCTION

Women in Art


March 5 - 10

ERICA RUTHERFORD, R.C.A., (1923-2008)
SELF PORTRAIT WITH RED BOOTS, 1974

Price Realised: $7,800

VIEW PRICES REALISED

ONLINE AUCTION

The American and Canadian Salon


FEBRUARY 26 - MARCH 3

PAUL PEEL, R.C.A. (1860-1892), Canadian
FEMALE NUDE WITH FLORAL HEAD WREATH, CA.1887

Price Realised: $24,000

View Prices Realised

ONLINE AUCTION

Canadian Art


December 4 - 9, 2021

ROBERT BATEMAN, R.C.A.
RUFFED GROUSE, 1978

Price Realised: $52,800

VIEW PRICES REALISED

ONLINE AUCTION

Canadian Fine Art


NOVEMBER 13 - 18, 2021

ALEXANDER YOUNG JACKSON
EARLY SPRING, ALGONQUIN PARK, 1914

Price Realised: $420,000

 

VIEW AUCTION RESULTS

ONLINE AUCTION

Canadian Fine Art


MAY 29 - JUNE 3, 2021

CORNELIUS KRIEGHOFF
MOONLIGHT

Price Realised: $390,000

VIEW AUCTION RESULTS

ONLINE AUCTION

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

 

VIEW AUCTION RESULTS

NEWS

Appraisal & Consignment Services


NEED ADVICE?

Waddington’s has been providing professional appraisal services for generations; our specialists are recognised as experts in their fields.

Whether for estate planning, collection management, or opportunities to consign to our auctions, we can provide you with the information to meet your needs.

We are currently welcoming consignment inquiries for our 2022 auction season.

CONTACT US

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

Oscar Cahén

Oscar Cahén

UNTITLED, 1954


November 18, 2021

Estimate $15,000-$20,000

Realised: $24,000

William Henry Bartlett

William Henry Bartlett

QUEBEC


November 18, 2021

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $11,400

Thomas Sherlock Hodgson

Thomas Sherlock Hodgson

UNTITLED, 1961


November 18, 2021

Estimate $8,000-$12,000

Realised: $24,000

Takao Tanabe

Takao Tanabe

GOLETAS 3/94


June 03, 2021

Estimate $40,000-$60,000

Realised: $90,000

William Perehudoff

William Perehudoff

AC-00-5, 2000


September 17, 2020

Estimate $6,000-$8,000

Realised: $18,000

William Perehudoff

William Perehudoff

NANAI, NO. 4, 1969


September 17, 2020

Estimate $12,000-$16,000

Realised: $66,000

Jean Paul Lemieux

Jean Paul Lemieux

JEUNE FILLE SUR FOND JAUNE, 1961


November 18, 2019

Estimate $25,000-$35,000

Realised: $48,000

Clarence Alphonse Gagnon

Clarence Alphonse Gagnon

BEACH SCENE, ST. MALO


June 03, 2021

Estimate $40,000-$60,000

Realised: $78,000

Search Prices Realised

Our Prices Realised page provides a comprehensive index of our past auctions - sorted by name or date, with filters for department and year. View the results in a gallery or convenient list format.

Upcoming Auctions and Events

Online Auction Starts in 15 Days

The Canada Auction

June 04 - 09, 2022

On View:
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

Our major auction of the season, the Canada Auction brings together the best of Canada, 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.

Please contact us for more information.

Click here to browse or download the digital catalogue.

Auction Details Browse Gallery

Seeking Consignments

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

Contact Us

Start Collecting

Everything You need to know to get you started bidding on Auctions at Waddington’s.

Learn More

How to Sell

Find out why selecting Waddington’s is the right choice for consigning your works of art, wine or specialty items.

Learn More

Become a Member

Sign-up for your Waddington’s account today to gain access to special member’s benefits and more.

Sign Up

Our Team

Working with Waddington's means partnering with industry leading experts, backed by a market leading company.

Yvonne  Monestier
Yvonne Monestier

(On Leave December 2021 - January 2023) Director, Fine Arts Division

Canadian Fine Art, International Art, Contemporary Art, Discovery Art

[email protected]

416-847-6176

Read Bio