Established in 1995, James Rottman Fine Art is a leading force in the Canadian art world. The gallery at 830 St. Clair Ave. West in Toronto specializes in the representation and sale of important 20th Century Canadian historical, post-war, and contemporary artworks.
One will find important works by Group of Seven members Lawren Harris, A.Y. Jackson and A.J. Casson listed alongside paintings by Painters Eleven members such as Jack Bush and Jock Macdonald in the gallery’s inventory.
James Rottman Fine Art has represented the careers of some of Canada’s most celebrated artists including Tony Urquhart, Henry Saxe, Lloyd Fitzgerald, Aidan Urquhart and the fabulous emerging artist Biba Esaad. It is also entrusted with representing the estate and artworks of celebrated Canadian artist Douglas Haynes.
The gallery holds an impressive inventory of other significant Canadian artworks by important historical artist groups such as Les Automatistes, Les Plasticiens, Regina Five, Quebec moderns and the historical Isaacs Gallery artists. Over the years, the gallery has had the privilege of selling important masterworks by Emily Carr and major post-war artists such as Jack Bush. As part of its services, the gallery acquires significant and rare works to complement existing collections.
The gallery has conducted Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board appraisals on behalf of public art institutions in Canada, as well as fair market value appraisals for some of the finest private art collections in the country. The gallery continues to conduct appraisals for estate/probate purposes.
James Rottman Fine Art is a member in good standing with the Art Dealers Association of Canada (ADAC).