Beware vendors of art without expertise

Beware vendors of art without expertise

Beware of vendors who offer works of art without the current expertise and use only old labels of reputable galleries to support authenticity.

The most valuable Canadian art sale in history at Alan Klinkhoff Gallery

The most valuable Canadian art sale in history at Alan Klinkhoff Gallery

On April 1, 2017, Alan Klinkhoff Gallery will present the most valuable art sale in Canadian history. Lawren Harris & Canadian Masters: Historic Sale Celebrating Canada’s 150 Years features 15 paintings by iconic artist Lawren Harris with a total value of over CAD$ 41 million. Fourteen of the Harrises, which have been in a single private collection for over 40 years, represent the most valuable single consignment of Canadian art in history.

Historic Sale Features Lawren Harris’ First Major Canvas of Downtown Toronto Housing

Historic Sale Features Lawren Harris’ First Major Canvas of Downtown Toronto Housing

Lawren Harris’ iconic painting, A Row of Houses, Wellington Street, 1910, is among the works featured in our April 1 sale, Lawren Harris & Canadian Masters: Historic Sale Celebrating Canada’s 150 Years.

From the archives: Walter Klinkhoff paid a mere $75,000 for Harris art

From the archives: Walter Klinkhoff paid a mere $75,000 for Harris art

He paid “mere $75,000” for Harris Art The Montreal Star – Tuesday, October 29, 1974 Walter Klinkhoff thinks he got a great deal. At two art auctions in the past eights days, one in Toronto and one in Montreal, the Montreal art dealer picked up two Lawren Harris oil paintings for a mere $75,000. At […]

Straight Talk; Commissions and the Financial Efficiency of Alan Klinkhoff Gallery

Straight Talk; Commissions and the Financial Efficiency of Alan Klinkhoff Gallery

Would you give your property he sells for a total invoice of $5,000,000 to someone who is earning a commission of 20% or more (auction) if you recognized a trustworthy option for the same total sale value and the total commission is 8% ( = private treaty sale with Alan Klinkhoff Gallery) ?

LAWREN HARRIS & CANADIAN MASTERS – Historic Sale Celebrating Canada’s 150 Years

LAWREN HARRIS & CANADIAN MASTERS – Historic Sale Celebrating Canada’s 150 Years

From April 1, Alan Klinkhoff Gallery will present a historic selection of rare and important paintings by Lawren S. Harris and Canadian masters, including Albert H. Robinson, J.E.H. MacDonald, Clarence Gagnon, A.Y. Jackson & others.

Sale – The Estate of William I.M. Turner Jr.

Sale – The Estate of William I.M. Turner Jr.

Carving a long and distinguished career, William I.M. Turner Jr. made important contributions to the spheres of business, community services, education and the arts. He grew up in Toronto, where he earned first a degree in engineering from the University of Toronto and then an MBA from Harvard Business School.

November 26, 2016 – Sale of Outstanding Paintings from The Estate of a Prominent Canadian Collector

November 26, 2016 – Sale of Outstanding Paintings from The Estate of a Prominent Canadian Collector

Beginning November 26, Alan Klinkhoff Gallery will present an extraordinary selection of outstanding paintings by Albert H. Robinson and his contemporaries. The paintings, offered on behalf of the estate of a prominent Canadian art collector were acquired over the course of several decades and are of a superlative quality.

FINE ART & HOCKEY: A Point of View

FINE ART & HOCKEY: A Point of View

The sport of hockey has affected innumerable athletes, fans, families and communities around the world. Inspired by our own histories as fine art dealers and amateur hockey players, Alan Klinkhoff Gallery will host a non-selling exhibition of fine Canadian paintings featuring hockey, a celebration concurrent with the 2016 World Cup of Hockey in Toronto, and the 100th season of the National Hockey League.

Powerful Psychological Paintings by Philip Surrey

Powerful Psychological Paintings by Philip Surrey

Rarely have we had such a varied selection of works of art available by Philip Surrey. While many, most, are small in size, looking at them as a group allows for a greater appreciation and sense of the importance of artist than seeing them individually here and there.