Sunday, March 8, 2020

Estate Sale at the Alan Klinkhoff Galleries

John Little, Rue Beaudry, de la Gauchetière, Montreal, 1963
oil on canvas, 24 x 30

Both the Toronto and Montreal branches of the Alan Klinkhoff Gallery will be involved in an exhibition and sale of the Mitzi and Mel Dobrin collection of Canadian art.

Robert Pilot, The Lane, Peel Street, Montreal, 1950
oil on canvas, 28 x 22 in

More than 90 first-rate paintings will be featured, from artists like Molly Lamb Bobak, Emily Carr, Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Clarence Gagnon, Lawren S. Harris, and A.Y. Jackson. The paintings may be viewed on-line at the gallery website. Also on the site are the reminiscences of the Dobrins' son, Lewis, and of gallerist Alan Klinkhoff, who tell the story of the Dobrins' approach to building their collection.

Tom Thomson, Early Spring, Algonquin Park, 1917
oil on board, 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 in

To see this museum-quality collection of art, visit the Alan Klinkhoff Gallery in Toronto, March 12 - 21, 2020, or in Montreal, March 26 - April 4, 2020.

Toronto branch: 190 Davenport Rd, Tuesday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm

Montreal branch: 1448 Sherbrooke St. W., Tuesday - Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm


Margaret said...

Oh, to have won a lottery and be able to afford a piece from this collection!

Heather Dubreuil said...

While we are fantasizing, Margaret, which one would you have bought?

Heather Dubreuil said...

For me, I would choose John Little's "Sherbrooke Street West" (1968), for sentimental reasons. It feels like home to me.