Dec 03, 2021
By Andy Johnson
A painting by Emily Carr and a canvas by Paul Kane each fetched more than $3 million at the Heffel Fine Art Auction House sale this week
Carr’s 1931 seaside forest scene “Cordova Drift” went for $3.4 million, well above the presale estimate of between $2 million and $3 million.
Two other works by the B.C. painter sold for a combined $1.6 million.
Kane’s 1855 canvas “Assiniboine Hunting Buffalo” went for more than $3.2 million.
A total of 80 works were on offer at Heffel’s digital fall sale, which was streamed from Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver.
The entire lineup fetched a total of $21 million.