Heffel's Top 10 Artists' Records

Heffel was established as an auction house in 1995 as a division of Heffel Gallery Limited. Since that time, we have established ourselves as the market leader. The following are the record sales in each category which have contributed to these results.

Paintings   Watercolours   Drawings   Prints   Sculptures  
  Paintings

Record Lawren Stewart Harris sale

Lawren Stewart Harris
Mountain Forms
oil on canvas
60 x 70in   152.4 x 177.8cm

Estimate: $3,000,000 ~ $5,000,000 CAD
Sold for: $11,210,000 CAD

Sale date: Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Record Jean Paul Riopelle sale

Jean Paul Riopelle
Vent du nord
oil on canvas
51 x 76 3/4in   129.5 x 194.9cm

Estimate: $1,000,000 ~ $1,500,000 CAD
Sold for: $7,438,750 CAD

Sale date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Record Emily Carr sale

Emily Carr
The Crazy Stair (The Crooked Staircase)
oil on canvas
43 3/8 x 26in   110.2 x 66cm

Estimate: $1,200,000 ~ $1,600,000 CAD
Sold for: $3,393,000 CAD

Sale date: Thursday, November 28, 2013

Record Thomas John (Tom) Thomson sale

Thomas John (Tom) Thomson
Early Spring, Canoe Lake
oil on panel
8 1/2 x 10 1/2in   21.6 x 26.7cm

Estimate: $600,000 ~ $800,000 CAD
Sold for: $2,749,500 CAD

Sale date: Thursday, November 26, 2009

Record Jean Paul Lemieux sale

Jean Paul Lemieux
Nineteen Ten Remembered
oil on canvas
42 x 57 1/2in   106.7 x 146cm

Estimate: $0 ~ $0 CAD
Sold for: $2,340,000 CAD

Sale date: Thursday, November 24, 2011

Record Edward John (E.J.) Hughes sale

Edward John (E.J.) Hughes
The Post Office at Courtenay, BC
oil on canvas
38 x 48in   96.5 x 121.9cm

Estimate: $600,000 ~ $800,000 CAD
Sold for: $1,593,000 CAD

Sale date: Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Record Alfred Joseph (A.J.) Casson sale

Alfred Joseph (A.J.) Casson
Country Crisis
oil on canvas
37 x 45in   94 x 114.3cm

Estimate: $600,000 ~ $800,000 CAD
Sold for: $1,534,000 CAD

Sale date: Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Record David Brown Milne sale

David Brown Milne
Snow Patches, Boston Corners, NY
oil on canvas
22 x 26 1/8in   55.9 x 66.3cm

Estimate: $400,000 ~ $600,000 CAD
Sold for: $1,437,500 CAD

Sale date: Friday, November 23, 2007

Record James Edward Hervey (J.E.H.) MacDonald sale

James Edward Hervey (J.E.H.) MacDonald
Lake O'Hara and Cathedral Mountain, Rockies
oil on canvas
34 x 45in   86.3 x 114.3cm

Estimate: $400,000 ~ $600,000 CAD
Sold for: $977,500 CAD

Sale date: Thursday, November 24, 2005

Record Alexander Young (A.Y.) Jackson sale

Alexander Young (A.Y.) Jackson
Winter Afternoon
oil on canvas
25 x 32in   63.5 x 81.3cm

Estimate: $600,000 ~ $800,000 CAD
Sold for: $760,500 CAD

Sale date: Wednesday, November 19, 2008