Cowley Abbott, formerly Consignor Canadian Fine Art, provides the highest level of professional service to Canadian art collectors with a wealth of competitive options for the consignor, bidder and buyer.

Recent News

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Canadian Historical & Post-War Masterworks Thrive during Spring Season Read More.
William Kurelek Artwork Commissioned for $250 Fetches $82,600 During Fall Auction Read More.
William Kurelek Masterwork Fetches $472,000 During Record-Breaking Spring Auction Read More.
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Franklin Carmichael Masterpiece Sells for $475,000 during Spring Season Read More.
Important JEH MacDonald Sketch Fetches $230,000 at Consignor Fall Auction Read More.
Record Set for Rare Lawren Harris Algoma Sketch in Consignor Spring Auction  Read More.
Spring Sale Sees Stunning Emily Carr & Other Important Canadian Works Shine.  Read More.
Kurelek Painting Sells for Double Pre-Sale Estimate at Consignor Fall Auction.  Read More.
Post-War Canadian Works of Art Soar at Consignor Auction. Read More.

Now Accepting Consignments

We are currently accepting consignments for inclusion in our upcoming auctions, including the Fall 2019 Live Auction of Important Canadian Art, which will take place at Toronto's Gardiner Museum.

Please contact us for a complimentary & confidential consultation which carries no further obligation.

Learn About Including Artwork in our Upcoming Auctions.

Review the Directory of Artists we are Accepting on Consignment.

Benefits for the Consignor

Sell artwork with the benefit of boutique, personalized service with national reach through semi-annual Live Auctions of Important Canadian Art & monthly, themed Online Auctions which target and cater to prominent and emerging collectors nationally and outside of our borders. 
Artwork featured in our auctions are subject to standard all-inclusive selling commissions without additional services fees that are usually encountered within the Canadian auction industry.

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Benefits for the Collector

Purchase artwork through carefully-curated semi-annual Live Auctions of Important Canadian Art and monthly, themed Online Auctions, guided by the advice of our art specialists. 
Our firm features the industry’s lowest Buyer’s Premium, as well as a combination of traditional client service and industry-leading technology to provide a collector experience that focuses upon enjoyment, ease-of-use and transparency.

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Past Auction Highlights

Artwork by David Lloyd Blackwood, Fire Down on the Labrador
DAVID LLOYD BLACKWOOD
Fire Down on the Labrador

colour etching and aquatint
signed, titled, dated 1980 and inscribed “Artist’s Proof 5/10 Ed. 50” in the lower margin
31.75 x 19.75 ins ( 80.6 x 50.2 cms ) ( subject )

Sold for $48,300.00
Sale date: May 25th 2017

Artwork by William Perehudoff, AC-78-20
WILLIAM PEREHUDOFF
AC-78-20

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1978 on the reverse
24.75 x 54 ins ( 62.9 x 137.2 cms )

Sold for $27,600.00
Sale date: November 23rd 2017

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Five Colour Prints (1965 Portfolio)
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Five Colour Prints (1965 Portfolio)

complete set of five colour serigraphs
“Red Sash- New York 1962”, “Red Stripes- New York 1962”, “Red Orange Green- 1963”, “Nice Pink- 1965”, “Stripes to the Right- 1965”; each signed, dated 1965 and numbered 57/100, housed in the original portfolio
26 x 20.5 ins ( 66 x 52.1 cms ) ( each )

Sold for $57,500.00
Sale date: May 31st 2016

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Quarter Moon
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Quarter Moon

gouache on paper
signed and dated 1975 lower right; signed and inscribed “Jack Bush – Toronto”, titled and dated June 1975 on the reverse
29 x 21 ins ( 73.7 x 53.3 cms )

Sold for $41,400.00
Sale date: May 28th 2015