John Lyman’s Beach and Regatta Paintings were Inspired, “Remarkable”

John Lyman’s Beach and Regatta Paintings were Inspired, “Remarkable”

By Michèle Grandbois, Ph.D. In September, 1929, John Lyman attended the famous rowing regatta which had been held since 1879 in the Bay of La Concha in San Sebastián, on the Basque coast of Spain.  In May of that year, Lyman and his wife Corinne had moved into the La Chaumière villa in Saint-Jean-De-Luz, a […]

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.

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 October sale includes exceptional paintings by Emily Carr, Maurice Cullen, Sam Borenstein, Lilias Newton

Galerie Walter Klinkhoff is pleased to celebrate the fall season with a presentation of excellent acquisitions made recently. Most of these are freshly available for sale, with a couple, specifically the Clarence Gagnon and the Lilias Torrance Newton, already sold but included here to give them the exposure they richly deserve. At the risk of […]

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 […]

Krieghoff, Cullen, old masters key to astute buying

“Business is blooming against all odds in the art market when the rest of the world economy shrinks.” Souren Melikian, in The International Herald Tribune of March 20 2009, reported on the 239 art dealer supported Maastricht art fair, one which focuses primarily on Old Master pictures … ”Business is blooming against all odds in […]

April Recent Acquisitions go online April 1

Included in this exhibition will be an outstanding painting by Cornelius Krieghoff, “Ste. Anne River, Early Winter, Quebec North Shore” ca. 1863. This painting, discovered in a private collection in England, has a sister painting in the Art Gallery of Ontario, part of the generous donation of the late Kenneth Thomson. “Ste. Anne River, Early […]