December 5 Important Canadian Art Exhibition & Sale – Invitation to Sell or Consign

Maximize value with a financial guarantee By selling to/through Klinkhoff in our December 5 exhibition and sale, you: sell with little competition from comparable works available elsewhere which may distract potential buyers (e.g. when auction catalogues flood the market with supply!) receive a financial guarantee representing the amount of money you will net.* receive payment […]

March 28 – Important Canadian Art Exhibition & Sale

Featuring works by Claude Tousignant, Lawren Harris, Alfred J. Casson, Frederick S. Coburn, John Little and others. On Thursday, March 28, Galerie Walter Klinkhoff will be opening an online exhibition of our latest releases of Important Canadian Art. This special exhibition and sale will be posted on at approximately 12pm, with select works on […]

Spring Canadian Art Auctions and Market Review

Predictable auction results confirm the advantages of private sales One of our distinguished colleagues, Chris Varley, recently distributed summary of his observations regarding a trio of auction sales including many with which we agree.  I would also choose add a few comments of my own: Essentially what we are seeing is a polarization of the […]

Sam Borenstein – “Flowers in Yellow Vase”

Those of you who have read Reminiscences of an Art Dealer, published by my father in 1993, will recall his enthusiasm for the painterly ability of Sam Borenstein and his frustration at not being able to sell them as he would have wished, especially in his early days and at a time when both he […]

Lilias Torrance Newton – “The Guide, Millette”, 1939

Provenance: Private Collection, Phillipsburg, Quebec; by descent private collection Montreal Exhibited: Art Association of Montreal, Lilias Newton Solo Exhibition, October 27 – November 12, 1939. Highlight We are proud to present this truly outstanding painting “Le Guide Millette,” 1939 by Lilias Torrance Newton. This masterpiece is not only, in our opinion, among her finest works […]

Klinkhoff mounts Beaulieu retrospective

The Westmount Independent September 22-23, 2009 (p. 23) Paul Vanier Beaulieu was a Montreal native who spent the post-World War II years painting in Paris and rubbing shoulders with such luminaries as Picasso and master printer Georges Leblanc. His work was celebrated by his contemporaries, but as part of the European art movement he hasn’t […]

Clarence A. Gagnon, R.C.A. (1881-1942) – “Après la tempête” (After the Storm), ca. 1922

Notes: Lucille Rodier Gagnon Inventory no. 67 Provenance: Dr. Earl Laurin, Westmount, Quebec; Watson Art Galleries, Montreal, Quebec; Walter Klinkhoff Gallery, Montreal, Quebec; Private collection, Westmount, Quebec. Exhibited: Walter Klinkhoff Gallery, “Clarence Gagnon Retrospective Exhibition”, September 1975, no. 2. Highlight In appreciation of the painterly virtues of “Après la tempête” it must be said that […]

Marc-Aurèle Suzor-Coté, R.C.A. (1869-1937) – “Adolescents Reading”, 1896

Notes: Signed lower left. Signed and dated on the reverse. Provenance: Private collection, Quebec City Highlight When Suzor-Coté returned to Arthabaska in June of 1894 after three years of art study in Paris it was clear that he was doing so as an artist truly accomplished in his field. In fact it is noteworthy that […]

August 1 sale features rare works by Suzor-Coté and Anne Savage

On Saturday, August 1 Galerie Walter Klinkhoff will be hosting the latest in our series of Important Canadian Art sales. The exhibition will feature excellent paintings by important Canadian artists A.Y. Jackson, Randolph Hewton, Anne Savage, Frederick Hutchison, John Little, René Richard, John Fox, Tom Roberts, and F.S. Coburn. The sale will be conducted in […]

May 30 sale features rare paintings by Krieghoff, Coonan & Robinson

Having just returned from attending three auction sales held over a period of less than one week when two of the three houses left their catalogue cover paintings unsold and the third, although not the cover picture, the lot anticipated to be the most costly offering, did not meet its reserve, I find a Canadian […]