Heffel’s Spring Newsletter and Results Sheet

Heffel’s National & Global Collectors Acquire the Prizes in $22.2 Million Sale

On Wednesday May 26, Heffel Fine Art Auction House opened the spring Canadian fine art auction season with a standout, record~setting sale of Canadian art. With numerous masterworks in the two~session auction, collectors had a tremendous opportunity to acquire the very best that Canadian art has to offer. In the end, Heffel’s national and global collectors acquired the prizes, taking home the exceptional works on offer for a total of $22.2 million worth of outstanding Canadian art. This sale result of $22.2 million is now the second highest yielding Canadian fine art auction in history, second only to Heffel’s $23 million sale in May 2007. Of the 220 available lots, three sold for more than a million dollars each and 13 records were set. Heffel’s is the only Canadian auction house to have sold works for more than $1 million this season as well as during all of last year. In fact, Heffel’s has now sold 25 works of art for more than $1 million each. Heffel’s $22.2 million sale total more than doubles its competitors’ totals combined. It is clear that estates, corporations and private collectors who consigned with Heffel’s once again achieved the strongest results. Read More… (English) (French)

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