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The Wild and Wonderful World of Richard LaPrairie


NOVEMBER 7 - 12

A curated selection of the eclectic and playful Estate of Richard LaPrairie. From the quirky to the extraordinary, this extensive collection includes Canadian Outsider Art, works by ‘Junk artist’ Patrick Amiot and sculptor Andrew Benyei, and paintings by Lindee Climo, Brian Burke and Sean Yelland.

Proceeds from Mr. LaPrairie’s estate will be donated to Camp Ooch & Camp Trillium to benefit children living with cancer.

Jamie Brick (Canadian, 20th/21st centuries)
PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A TEA POT
Estimate: $500—700

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The Canadian Salon


OCTOBER 17 - 22

Before the Group of Seven so strongly influenced collecting tastes in the 1920s and 30s, the walls of this country were hung with paper, panel and canvas works by artists heavily influenced by European and American masters.

This auction includes twenty carefully preserved works from the collection of John M. Rogers, a discerning enthusiast of early Canadian watercolourists, alongside nautical scenes, oils in the American style and outstanding Canadian landscape views. As portraiture was also a common sight in Canadian salons, look for three portraits from the estate of Montreal gallerist Jean Pierre Valentin.

Previews by appointment.

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Canadian Fine Art


DECEMBER 5 - 10

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Record Price Realised


Thursday, October 8, 2020

FREDA DIESING, Haida, Prince Rupert, B.C.
OLD WOMAN WITH LIP ORNAMENT
alder, cedar, bark, hair, abalone inlay, paint
signed, titled and dated 1976
9 x 9 x 5 in — 22.9 x 22.9 x 12.7 cm
PRICE REALISED: $40,800

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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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LIVE AUCTION

Canadian Fine Art Auction


NOVEMBER 18, 2019

KENT MONKMAN
STUDY FOR THE ACADEMY, 2008
RECORD 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

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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The Wild and Wonderful World of Richard LaPrairie

November 07 - 12, 2020

A curated selection of the eclectic and playful Estate of Richard LaPrairie. From the quirky to the extraordinary, this extensive collection includes Canadian Outsider Art, works by ‘Junk artist’ Patrick Amiot and sculptor Andrew Benyei, and paintings by Lindee Climo, Brian Burke and Sean Yelland.

Proceeds from Mr. LaPrairie’s estate will be donated to Camp Ooch & Camp Trillium to benefit children living with cancer

Previews are available by appointment only. Please contact us to arrange an appointment, or for condition reports, additional information, or photographs.
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Waddington’s West: Canadian Art from Private Collections

November 14 - 19, 2020

Please contact jd@waddingtons.ca for condition reports or to book a preview appointment. Please note that health and safety protocols are in place.

Important Notes:
All artworks are located in Vancouver and shipping from Vancouver is the responsibility of the successful bidders.
This auction closes at 2 pm Eastern Time (11 am Pacific Time).

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Canadian Fine Art

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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