Canadian Art Spring Season 2018



Lot 31
Sorel Etrog
War Remembrance

Linda Rodeck Introduces our Spring 2018 Canadian Art Season.

For centuries, trading merchandise from far and wide has proven lucrative to industrious merchants, particularly those who specialized in luxurious or rare goods. But throughout history such trade has also generated significant intellectual, spiritual and philosophical dividends.
 
I can't help thinking about the great Spice Routes and Silk Roads when I think of auction season. Each spring and fall, an auction house will assemble thousands of precious items, brought from all over the world and from all time periods. It wasn't so long ago, for example, that Waddington's sold a woolly mammoth tusk! These items exhibit a rare beauty which is often the primary reason they are desired but there are also magnificent stories that attach themselves to objects.  
 
Waddington's Spring 2018 Canadian art sale, which is comprised of 160 lots, represents 160 amazing creation stories, biographies or histories about each lot's maker, their subject, their execution, their owners both prior and current, and their significance in the past, present and future. Each sale is a fascinating installment in the story of Canadian art-making and collecting.
 
Join us on a journey of discovery this season by reading some of the stories you will find in our Canadian Art auction catalogue or stop by our previews to hear some of the wonderful anecdotes our specialists can provide in person. 
 

To view the Auction Gallery and PDF Catalogue: click here

Auction: Monday, May 28 at 7:00 p.m.

On View:

Friday, May 25 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Saturday, May 26 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sunday, May 27 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Monday, May 28 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Or by appointment.

Preview and auction take place at Waddington's.

To find out more: canadianart@waddingtons.ca

Posted: 5/1/2018 12:00:00 AM
By: Linda Rodeck

UPCOMING AUCTIONS & EVENTS



African Arts & Artifacts Online Auction
August 18 - 23, 2018


On View:
Sunday, August 19
from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday, August 20
from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm


Decorative Arts Online Auction
September 8 - 13, 2018


On View:
Sunday, September 9
from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday, September 10
from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm


The Cabinet of Curiosities Online Auction
October 27 - November 1, 2018


On View:
Sunday, October 28
from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday, October 29
from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm


The Tudor Sale: The Private Collection of Harry Makepeace
October 27 - November 1, 2018


On View:
Sunday, October 28
from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday, October 29
from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm