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.

Important Canadian Art Releases January 27

Important Canadian Art Releases January 27

M.A. Fortin (1888-1970) | Gaspé Landscape with Small Fishing Boats | Oil  28.1/4 x 36.1/4 in. On Friday, January 27, Galerie Walter Klinkhoff will be opening an exhibition of our latest releases of Important Canadian Art. The special exhibition and sale will be posted online at approximately 12pm, with select works on view at the […]

Canadian Art Market Review Summer 2011

Canadian Art Market Review Summer 2011

“Window on Georgian Bay, McGregor Bay”, 1933, one of Arthur Lismer’s true masterpieces Summer saw heightened interest in post-war figurative, emphasis on historical validation Not that many years ago for us and likely for many of our colleagues as well, summer was traditionally a season spent planning and then waiting for clients to return in […]

Auction? That’s no way to sell a precious painting.

Auction? That’s no way to sell a precious painting.

On the rare occasion that greatness met scarcity at the art auctions, even previously less celebrated artists shone, including Jacques De Tonnancour. The excellent De Tonnancour landscape (1960) featured above is offered for sale at Galerie Walter Klinkhoff High buy-in rates and oversupply hammer spring Canadian art auctions Did you see this written by Globe […]

Vancouver Fine Art Auction Analysis

Vancouver Fine Art Auction Analysis

Lawren Harris, “North Shore, Lake Superior, Pic Island II”, one of eight Lawren Harris landscapes offered in the Vancouver auction. Estimated $250,000-$350,000, it sold for a hammer price of $230,000. Buyers, sellers face new challenges in information age I preface my following comments with the acknowledgement that they are written in the spirit of competition, […]

Few Surprises at Canadian Auction, but Critical Questions for Sellers

Few Surprises at Canadian Auction, but Critical Questions for Sellers

The market for Sam Borenstein paintings continued to strengthen, powered by a taste for great paintings with strong colours and instant impact. “Rue St. Paul, Montreal”, pictured above, will soon be released for sale by Galerie Walter Klinkhoff. Vancouver auction review On Tuesday night in Vancouver, Eric, Alan and I attended the first of the […]

Buy from Klinkhoff to assure quality, value and unsurpassed expertise

Buy from Klinkhoff to assure quality, value and unsurpassed expertise

Randolph Hewton’s “Winter, Charlevoix County” (oil on canvas 20 x 24 ins), is a rare and outstanding canvas by the master, who was a friend of the Group of Seven artists and one of three guests to exhibit in the first Group of Seven exhibition in 1920. Buyers from Galerie Walter Klinkhoff receive: Unsurpassed Expertise […]