LIVE AUCTION

Canadian Fine Art


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 at 7 pm ET

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

Estimate: $30,000 – 50,000

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Waddington’s West: Canadian Art from Private Collections


SEPTEMBER 19 - 24

This auction features a diverse selection of Canadian art with works by Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists in a variety of mediums. The auction is mostly West Coast in flavour with representation of artworks by Jack Shadbolt, Gordon Smith, Toni Onley, Roy Arden, Stephen Waddell, Graham Gillmore, Karin Bubas, Attila Lukacs, Robert Genn, Beau Dick, Bill Reid and Robert Davidson. The Rockies and Prairies are represented by Dorothy Knowles, Alfred and Barbara Leighton.

Also included are works by Kenojuak Ashevak, Tim Pitseolak, Sheouak Petaulassie, and Toonoo Sharkey amongst many others.

All artworks are located in Vancouver and shipping is the responsibility of the successful bidders.

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Canadian Art Select


JUNE 13 - 18, 2020

LOT 30
JACK HAMILTON BUSH, O.S.A., A.R.C.A.

UNTITLED COLLAGE, 1957
PRICE REALISED: $11,000

 

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LIVE AUCTION

Canadian Fine Art


NOVEMBER 18, 2019

LOT 44
JAMES WILSON MORRICE

LADY WITH THE RED FAN, c.1904
PRICE REALISED: $264,000

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Canadian Fine Art Auction


NOVEMBER 18, 2019

LOT 59
KENT MONKMAN

STUDY FOR THE ACADEMY, 2008
RECORD PRICE REALISED: $108,000

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Canadian Fine Art


NOVEMBER 18, 2019

LOT 100
JEAN PAUL RIOPELLE

SANS TITRE, c.1965
PRICE REALISED: $144,000

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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

GORDON APPELBE SMITH

GORDON APPELBE SMITH

WINTER WOODS #11, 2010


February 27, 2020

Estimate $12,000-$15,000

Realised: $33,600

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

Rita Letendre

Rita Letendre

Dynamique vs. Statique, 1966


May 27, 2019

Estimate $25,000-$30,000

Realised: $28,800

Jack Hamilton Bush

Jack Hamilton Bush

Attaca


November 22, 2010

Estimate $50,000-$70,000

Realised: $165,200

David Milne

David Milne

PICKLE JAR


May 27, 2011

Estimate $60,000-$80,000

Realised: $153,400

Paul-Emile Borduas

Paul-Emile Borduas

Chatterie


November 26, 2012

Estimate $150,000-$200,000

Realised: $660,800

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Canadian Fine Art

September 17, 2020 AT 7:00 PM

Assembled from prominent private collections from across North America, this major 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.

Please contact us for additional details, images and condition reports about any of the artworks. To find out more contact us at Canadian Art.

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Waddington’s West: Canadian Art from Private Collections

September 19 - 24, 2020

This auction features a diverse selection of Canadian art with works by Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists in a variety of mediums. The auction is mostly West Coast in flavour with representation of artworks by Jack Shadbolt, Gordon Smith, Toni Onley, Roy Arden, Stephen Waddell, Graham Gillmore, Karin Bubas, Attila Lukacs, Robert Genn, Beau Dick, Bill Reid and Robert Davidson. The Rockies and Prairies are represented by Dorothy Knowles, Alfred and Barbara Leighton.

Also included are works by Kenojuak Ashevak, Tim Pitseolak, Sheouak Petaulassie, and Toonoo Sharkey amongst many others.

All artworks are located in Vancouver and shipping will be the responsibility of the successful bidders.

We are pleased to offer private previews by appointment only. Please contact jd@waddingtons.ca for condition reports or to book a preview appointment. Please note that health and safety protocols are in place.

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Canadian Art Select: The Canadian Salon

October 17 - 22, 2020

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Canadian Art Select

December 05 - 10, 2020

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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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