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.* […]

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 […]

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 […]

Strong Auction Aggregates Mask Consignor Benefits

Devil in the Details part II It was a busy week for sure, looking at countless good, very good works of art for sale at auction and a limited number of excellent and popular works as well. The press releases resonate successes with announcements of “aggregates” (the total value of their sales) including their buyer’s […]

Klinkhoff Remembers 45 Years with the Beaver Hall Women

On May 20, 1964, just before departing for her summer retreat at Strawberry Hill, Nora Collyer wrote to Walter Klinkhoff: “This is just to thank you for having the exhibition of my paintings, and to acknowledge the cheque for $683…”. The Nora Collyer exhibition at Klinkhoff ran from April 20 to May 2, 1964. At […]

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 […]

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 […]

Emily Coonan (1885-1971) – Untitled (The Duck Pond), ca. 1910

Exhibited: Possibly exhibited in the 1910 Spring Exhibition at the Art Association of Montreal. Highlight “The Duck Pond” encapsulates Emily Coonan’s remarkable skill at conveying the essence of her chosen subject through a distilled and distinctive visual vocabulary. Stemming from the epoch of her professional debut, and possibly exhibited in the 1910 Spring Exhibition at […]