Galerie Alan Klinkhoff Sells one of Morrice’s Most Celebrated Paintings

Galerie Alan Klinkhoff Sells one of Morrice’s Most Celebrated Paintings

By Lucie Dorais, J.W. Morrice Catalogue Raisonné The Terrace, Quebec is Morrice’s only known major canvas of Canada in Summer James Wilson Morrice was born in Montreal, lived in Paris and travelled half the world, but each time he crossed the Atlantic he found time to visit Québec City and nearby Côte-de-Beaupré. Most of his […]

Fitzhenry Collection joins Morrice and Lyman at McMichael

Fitzhenry Collection joins Morrice and Lyman at McMichael

Among the paintings at McMichael once transacted by the Klinkhoffs is John Lyman’s, “The Beach, St-Jean-de-Luz” Exhibitions feature many paintings previously transacted by Klinkhoff On Sunday, November 9, 2014 as guests of the McMichael Collection’s Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Victoria Dickenson, Jonathan, Helen and I, accompanied by two friends visited the McMichael […]

Morrice, Lyman and Matisse on display at McMichael

Morrice, Lyman and Matisse on display at McMichael

Last Thursday my father, Alan, and I attended the lenders evening for the exhibition Morrice and Lyman in the Company of Matisse at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg, Ontario. This formidable exhibition is the latest in a series of significant research-based projects originating from the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ) and the final one by award-winning curator Michèle Grandbois, who has since retired.

“Lovely” Morrice Painting from Once Forgotten Trip

“Lovely” Morrice Painting from Once Forgotten Trip

Contributed by Lucie Dorais, James W. Morrice Catalogue Raisonné Only about a dozen Morrice paintings can be linked to Capri This lovely painting of a stone house at dusk is really a mood… The house is grey but its staircase is pink! We first read the turquoise background as the sky, until we notice, in […]

Klinkhoff Sells Rare Canadian Salon Canvas by Morrice

Klinkhoff Sells Rare Canadian Salon Canvas by Morrice

J.W. Morrice – View Towards Quebec from Levis, 1909, Oil on canvas 13.75 x 31.5 in Celebrated painting never before sold To see a Morrice canvas of Canadian subject matter on the market is a rare occurrence; when you add the fact that it was exhibited at the Paris Salon de la Société Nationale, it […]

John Fox (1927-2008): A Master Unmasked

John Fox (1927-2008): A Master Unmasked

FOREWORD: In conjunction with Sandra Paikowsky, we are delighted to make the following presentation of paintings by John Fox. The career of John Fox spans over 50 years and can be divided into 3 overlapping phases: figuration, abstraction and refiguration. A life-long resident of Montreal, his extensive stays in Paris, Florence and Venice as well […]

Klinkhoff’s sale of “important” Morrice canvas tops current auction record

Klinkhoff’s sale of “important” Morrice canvas tops current auction record

It has become a rare event to find a major Morrice canvas on the market, especially an early ‘Salon’ painting. La Place Chateaubriand, Saint-Malo is, with the even larger La Communiante (MNBAQ), among the best works by Morrice in the Impressionist style. It had quietly premiered in Paris in 1903, but Montreal had to wait until 1907.

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 […]

Emily Coonan Painting at Klinkhoff Compares with Artist’s Best Work

Emily Coonan (1885-1971) Children Reading, ca. 1914 Oil on panel 7 7/8″ x 10″ Provenance: Private Collection, Montreal Status:  SOLD Emily Coonan’s approach to the figure, particularly as evidenced in her early work, is remarkable for its richly evocative character. Active during the early part of the twentieth century, and embracing a thematic repertoire that […]