ONLINE AUCTION

Women in Art


MARCH 6 - 11

In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, this auction celebrates women artists working in all mediums.

With a focus on Canadian women artists, we are also pleased to include selections from across Waddington’s specialty areas to present a well-rounded selection of the diverse talents of women.

Look for artworks by Emily Carr, Helen McNicholl, Kay Graham, Maryon Kantaroff, and many more.

Please contact us for auction details, additional photographs, condition reports or virtual consultations.

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ONLINE AUCTION

Canadian Art


MARCH 27 - APRIL 1

This auction includes works from members of the Group of Seven, the Regina Five, and beyond.

The consignment deadline is February 22, please contact us for more information.

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Canadian Art


DECEMBER 5 - 10

GEORGE DOUGLAS PEPPER, O.S.A., R.C.A.
BOATHOUSES ON THE OTTAWA RIVER, 1930
Price Realised: $108,000

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The Wild and Wonderful World of Richard LaPrairie


NOVEMBER 7 - 12

Brian Jones
GREEN SPACE, 1987-88
Price Realised: $33,600

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Record Price Realised


Thursday, October 8, 2020

FREDA DIESING, Haida, Prince Rupert, B.C.
OLD WOMAN WITH LIP ORNAMENT
signed, titled and dated 1976
PRICE REALISED: $40,800

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LIVE AUCTION

Canadian Fine Art


SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 at 7 pm

Assembled from prominent private collections from across North America, this auction features a mix of Canada’s most sought-after artists from the 19th to 21st centuries.

We always strive to present the best works that are fresh to market, and this auction is no exception. The majority of the artworks have never before been offered at auction, or have not been available for decades.

KENT MONKMAN
FORT EDMONTON
PRICE REALISED: $40,800

 

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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

TOM THOMSON

TOM THOMSON

A QUIET SUMMER EVENING, c.1913


September 17, 2020

Estimate $250,000-$350,000

Realised: $360,000

ALEXANDRA LUKE

ALEXANDRA LUKE

UNTITLED COMPOSITION, 1957


May 28, 2018

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $10,800

WALTER HAWLEY YARWOOD, R.C.A.

WALTER HAWLEY YARWOOD, R.C.A.

A VERY SMALL TOTEM


November 19, 2018

Estimate $10,000-$15,000

Realised: $18,000

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

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

A NORTHERN LAKE


November 19, 2018

Estimate $8,000-$12,000

Realised: $21,600

ALBERT HENRY ROBINSON, R.C.A.

ALBERT HENRY ROBINSON, R.C.A.

SPRINGTIME IN THE HILLS, 1927


November 19, 2018

Estimate $80,000-$120,000

Realised: $102,000

Ulysse Comtois: MATIÈRE-LUMIÈRE

Ulysse Comtois: MATIÈRE-LUMIÈRE

Matter-Light


May 30, 2016

Estimate $6,000-$8,000

Realised: $62,400

Kent Monkman

Kent Monkman

Study for the Academy


November 18, 2019

Estimate $40,000-$50,000

Realised: $108,000

Jean Paul Lemieux

Jean Paul Lemieux

Portrait of Jean-Charles Falardeau


May 27, 2019

Estimate $50,000-$60,000

Realised: $55,200

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Women in Art

March 06 - 11, 2021

In recognition of International Women’s Day, this auction celebrates women artists working in all mediums.

With a focus on Canadian women artists, we are also pleased to include selections from Waddington’s specialty areas to present a selection of the diverse talents of women. Look for artworks by Emily Carr, Helen McNicoll, Kay Graham, Maryon Kantaroff, Mary Pratt, Joyce Wieland, Annie Pootoogook and more.

Please contact us for auction details, additional photographs, condition reports or virtual consultations.

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The American and Canadian Salon

March 20 - 25, 2021

Drawn by increasing demand for North American landscapes, artists from around the world flocked to the New World to depict these stunning sights. We are pleased to offer our second auction curated around this theme, this time focused on the landscape. Featured are well-known artists such as Lucius O’Brien, Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith, and Cornelius Krieghoff alongside their American counterparts including John Fery, William Bruce, Robert Reid,  Ernest Bruce Nelson and Royal Hill Milleson. A fine selection of still lifes, wildlife studies and nautical scenes round out this collection.

In-person previews are unavailable at this time. Please contact us for more information, additional photographs, condition reports, etc.

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Canadian Art

March 27 - April 01, 2021

This auction includes works from members of the Group of Seven, the Regina Five, and beyond. 

The consignment deadline is February 22, please contact us for more information.

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Canadian Fine Art

May 29 - June 03, 2021

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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

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