Last Updated on 11/26/2005 by bidz

Canadian art auction brings in record $12.2M

CBC Arts
Fri, 25 Nov 2005

“The sale of a snowy street scene by Maurice Cullen for an unexpected $1.5 million has helped vault a Canadian fine art auction into the record books.

The fall sale of Vancouver-based Heffel Fine Art Auction House fetched a whopping $12.2 million (including a 15-per-cent premium) worth of Canadian art in Toronto Thursday evening. This new record smashed the previous one Heffel’s set last fall, when it sold $8.49 million worth of domestic art.”

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