TORONTO – Emily Carr is expected to order the digital showroom for the Heffel Fine Art auction house’s fall sale.
Carr’s 1931 seaside forest scene, “Cordova Drift,” is estimated at between $ 2 million and $ 3 million, and is one of seven works by the British Columbia painter to be appealed for. Wednesday offers.
Other notable products include the 1912 “Maude Island Totem” onboard oil, which is expected to fetch between $ 700,000 and $ 900,000, and the “Music in the Trees” forest landscape, circa 1935, which the commissioners- auctioneers estimate between $ 250,000 and $ 350,000.
A total of 80 works will be auctioned in the Heffel digital showroom, which will be broadcast from Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver while buyers bid online, by phone or in absentia.
Another highlight of the fall catalog is the Canadiana canvas by Paul Kane circa 1855. “Assiniboine Hunting Buffalo, ”which the auction house describes as rare and historically significant. It is estimated to bring in between $ 2.5 million and $ 3.5 million.
Lawren Harris will also be presented with six works spanning the eminent artist’s career, ranging from his early illustrations of Toronto’s Ward to depictions of Lake Superior from the Group of Seven period to his later experiments with abstraction.
The main work on offer is the Harris family’s monochromatic shipment, “From Sentinel Pass Above Moraine Lake, Rocky Mts. Which has a presale estimate of between $ 400,000 and $ 600,000.
The auction house also featured a set of 20 hand-painted porcelain plates by Cornelius Krieghoff in the 1800s. It is expected to fetch between $ 40,000 and $ 60,000.
Heffel said his catalog is expected to total between $ 12 million and $ 17 million. All estimates include auction house fees in addition to the hammer price.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published on November 29, 2021.