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 Edward John (E.J.) Hughes sale

Edward John (E.J.) Hughes
Vancouver Boat at the Old Wharf, Nanaimo, BC
graphite on paper
14 1/4 x 22in   36.2 x 55.9cm

Estimate: $30,000 ~ $40,000 CAD
Sold for: $169,250 CAD

Sale date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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 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
A Design for The Arts & Letters Club
ink and gouache on paper board
6 1/4 x 3 1/4in   15.9 x 8.3cm

Estimate: $3,000 ~ $5,000 CAD
Sold for: $6,875 CAD

Sale date: Friday, May 01, 2020

Record Alfred Joseph (A.J.) Casson sale

Alfred Joseph (A.J.) Casson
Georgian Bay Island
graphite on paper
9 x 11 1/2in   22.9 x 29.2cm

Estimate: $3,000 ~ $4,000 CAD
Sold for: $5,000 CAD

Sale date: Thursday, April 25, 2019