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  
  Drawings

Record Emily Carr sale

Emily Carr
Self-Portrait
charcoal on paper
20 3/4 x 15 1/2in   52.7 x 39.4cm

Estimate: $20,000 ~ $30,000 CAD
Sold for: $109,250 CAD

Sale date: Thursday, May 25, 2006

Record Lawren Stewart Harris sale

Lawren Stewart Harris
Study for Mountain Forms
graphite on paper
7 1/2 x 9 7/8in   19.1 x 25.1cm

Estimate: $10,000 ~ $15,000 CAD
Sold for: $64,900 CAD

Sale date: Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Record Edward John (E.J.) Hughes sale

Edward John (E.J.) Hughes
After a Movie, on Kiska in 1943
graphite on card
19 3/4 x 26 5/8in   50.2 x 67.6cm

Estimate: $25,000 ~ $35,000 CAD
Sold for: $52,650 CAD

Sale date: Thursday, May 17, 2012

Record Jean Paul Lemieux sale

Jean Paul Lemieux
La Ville
double-sided mixed media on matboard
32 x 39 1/2in   81.3 x 100.3cm

Estimate: $60,000 ~ $80,000 CAD
Sold for: $40,250 CAD

Sale date: Saturday, May 31, 2008

Record Paul-Émile Borduas sale

Paul-Émile Borduas
Sans titre
ink on paper
22 x 30 1/2in   55.9 x 77.5cm

Estimate: $30,000 ~ $40,000 CAD
Sold for: $34,500 CAD

Sale date: Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Record Alexander Colville sale

Alexander Colville
Four Women
ink and tempera on paper
12 1/4 x 18 1/2in   31.1 x 47cm

Estimate: $15,000 ~ $20,000 CAD
Sold for: $32,175 CAD

Sale date: Thursday, November 22, 2012

Record Frederick Horsman Varley sale

Frederick Horsman Varley
Youth
charcoal on paper
9 1/4 x 8 1/2in   23.5 x 21.6cm

Estimate: $8,000 ~ $12,000 CAD
Sold for: $27,600 CAD

Sale date: Friday, November 23, 2007

Record Jack Leonard Shadbolt sale

Jack Leonard Shadbolt
Collioure
graphite on paper
14 1/2 x 18in   36.8 x 45.7cm

Estimate: $3,000 ~ $4,000 CAD
Sold for: $22,420 CAD

Sale date: Saturday, November 28, 2015

Record Arthur Lismer sale

Arthur Lismer
Well - That's That
charcoal and pastel on paper
11 1/2 x 14in   29.2 x 35.6cm

Estimate: $9,000 ~ $12,000 CAD
Sold for: $17,550 CAD

Sale date: Wednesday, May 26, 2010

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

James Edward Hervey (J.E.H.) MacDonald
Lumber Mill, Coboconk
pencil on paper
7 1/8 x 10 3/4in   18.1 x 27.3cm

Estimate: $1,500 ~ $2,000 CAD
Sold for: $5,900 CAD

Sale date: Thursday, February 26, 2015