December 5 – Important Canadian Art Exhibition & Sale

December 5 – Important Canadian Art Exhibition & Sale

Lawren Harris (1885-1970) | Rocks, Spruce and Hill, Lake Superior, c. 1922 Featuring works by Lawren Harris, James Wilson Morrice, A.Y. Jackson, Edwin Holgate, Yves Gaucher and others. On Thursday, December 5, [] will be opening an online exhibition of our latest releases of Important Canadian Art. This special exhibition and sale will be posted […]

March 28 Important Canadian Art Exhibition & Sale – Invitation to Sell or Consign

Maximize value with a financial guarantee By selling to/through Klinkhoff in our March 28 exhibition and sale, you: sell with little competition from comparable works available elsewhere which may distract potential buyers (e.g. in May when auction catalogues flood the market with supply!) receive a financial guarantee representing the amount of money you will net.* […]

January 25 Important Canadian Art Exhibition & Sale – Invitation to Sell or Consign

Maximize value with a financial guarantee By selling to/through Klinkhoff in our January 25 exhibition and sale, you: sell with little competition from comparable works available elsewhere which may distract potential buyers (e.g. in November when auction catalogues flood the market with supply!) receive a financial guarantee representing the amount of money you will net.* […]

July 15 Important Canadian Art

Important works by Arthur Lismer, Marc-Aurele Fortin and Philip Surrey Tweet On Friday, July 15, 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-noon, with select works on view at the gallery.  Among others, outstanding works […]

Memorable Borenstein Returns After Fifty Years

Walter Klinkhoff reflected on “The Pink Bouquet” in his memoirs Update: This painting is now sold.  Thank you for your interest. In 1993 my now-late grandfather published a collection of his memoirs in a limited edition of 600 copies. In it he reflected on his relationships with artists like A.Y. Jackson, Arthur Lismer, Marc-Aurèle Fortin […]

Devil in the Details: Spring Auction Review

Auction market strong but erratic We continue to be convinced that in most cases selling outstanding works of art by private treaty sales, that is with a fine art dealer gallery, you can minimize or even eliminate your financial risk. Just reviewing the results of three important auction sales that have taken place within the […]

Response to an anonymous writer

In response to my 2009 Autumn Wrap Up an unidentified writer wrote the following critique, which has been paraphrased by an intermediary. The anonymous writer; …asked why anyone would listen to Alan Klinkhoff’s advice, and cited the gallery’s ‘stable’ as proof that it just sells ‘commercial art’. You won’t build much of a collection filling […]

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 […]

Marc-Aurèle Fortin, A.R.C.A. (1888-1970) – “Sunday at St. Helen’s Island”, ca. 1924

Exhibited: “Dimanche à l’Ile Sainte-Hélène”, Musée du Québec, exhibition not dated; “Collections d’Artistes”, Place des Arts, Montreal, 1979; “Les Esthétiques modernes au Québec 1916-1946 “, National Gallery of Canada, 1982, cat. no. 12, box no. 1; Musée Marc-Aurèle Fortin, January 24 – April 24, 1984, P-20; Marc-Aurèle Fortin Retrospective Exhibition, Galerie Walter Klinkhoff, September 2006, […]

René Richard, R.C.A. (1895-1982) – “Trapper with Dogsled”

It was in 1909 the Richards came to Montreal from Switzerland, but after two years for reasons unknown, chose to relocate to Cold Lake, Alberta, which back then was both remote and isolated. Richard’s father Paul Jeanrichard operated what I think today would be termed a trading post, or general store selling supplies to natives and receiving furs as payment.