Top 100 Canadian Artists

The list is based on the total value realised at the public auctions by each artist's artwork, calculated from the sale records from ArtPriceIndex.ca database.

  1. Lawren Stewart Harris (1885 - 1970)
  2. Emily Carr (1871 - 1945)
  3. Alexander Young (A.Y.) Jackson (1882 - 1974)
  4. Thomas John (Tom) Thomson (1877 - 1917)
  5. Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923 - 2002)
  6. Jean Paul Lemieux (1904 - 1990)
  7. Edward John (E.J.) Hughes (1913 - 2007)
  8. Alfred Joseph (A.J.) Casson (1898 - 1992)
  9. James Edward Hervey (J.E.H.) MacDonald (1873 - 1932)
  10. David Brown Milne (1882 - 1953)
  11. William Kurelek (1927 - 1977)
  12. Arthur Lismer (1885 - 1969)
  13. Paul-Émile Borduas (1905 - 1960)
  14. Alexander Colville (1920 - 2013)
  15. Maurice Galbraith Cullen (1866 - 1934)
  16. James Wilson Morrice (1865 - 1924)
  17. Frank (Franz) Hans Johnston (1888 - 1949)
  18. Cornelius David Krieghoff (1815 - 1872)
  19. Frederick Horsman Varley (1881 - 1969)
  20. Jack Hamilton Bush (1909 - 1977)
  21. Marc-Aurèle Fortin (1888 - 1970)
  22. Helen Galloway McNicoll (1879 - 1915)
  23. Franklin H. Carmichael (1898 - 1992)
  24. Robert Wakeham Pilot (1898 - 1967)
  25. Gordon Applebee Smith (born 1919)
  26. Jack Leonard Shadbolt (1909 - 1998)
  27. Clarence Alphonse Gagnon (1881 - 1942)
  28. William Ronald (Bill) Reid (1920 - 1998)
  29. Sybil Andrews (1898 - 1992)
  30. Jean Albert McEwen (1923 - 1999)
  31. Albert Henry Robinson (1881 - 1956)
  32. Edwin Headley Holgate (1892 - 1977)
  33. Kathleen Moir Morris (1893 - 1986)
  34. Marcelle Ferron (1924 - 2001)
  35. Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté (1869 - 1937)
  36. Walter Joseph (W.J.) Phillips (1884 - 1963)
  37. John Geoffrey Caruthers Little (born 1928)
  38. Guido Molinari (1933 - 2004)
  39. Jean-Paul Lemieux (1904 - 1990)
  40. William Percival (W.P.) Weston (1879 - 1967)
  41. Frederick Simpson Coburn (1871 - 1960)
  42. Rita Letendre (born 1928)
  43. William Goodridge Roberts (1921 - 2001)
  44. Takao Tanabe (born 1926)
  45. David Lloyd Blackwood (born 1941)
  46. Willam Smith Ronald (1926 - 1998)
  47. Paul Peel (1860 - 1892)
  48. Ted Harrison (1926 - 2015)
  49. Henrietta Mabel May (1877 - 1971)
  50. Ivan Kenneth Eyre (born 1935)
  51. Jean-Philippe Dallaire (1916 - 1965)
  52. Sorel Etrog (1933 - 2014)
  53. John William (J.W.) Beatty (1869 - 1941)
  54. Maud Lewis (1903 - 1970)
  55. Bertram Charles (B.C.) Binning (1909 - 1976)
  56. William Paterson Ewen (1925 - 2002)
  57. Harold Barling Town (1924 - 1990)
  58. Joseph Hector Yvon (Joe) Fafard (born 1942)
  59. Christopher John Pratt (born 1935)
  60. Samuel Borenstein (1908 - 1969)
  61. Frederick Arthur Verner (1836 - 1928)
  62. Kazuo Nakamura (1926 - 2002)
  63. Sir Frederick Grant Banting (1891 - 1941)
  64. Gershon Iskowitz (1921 - 1988)
  65. Antony (Tony) Scherman (born 1950)
  66. Daphne Odjig (1919 - 2016)
  67. Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith (1846 - 1923)
  68. Molly Joan Lamb Bobak (1922 - 2014)
  69. William Hodd (Bill) McElcheran (1927 - 1999)
  70. David Alexander Colville (1920 - 2013)
  71. Anne Douglas Savage (1896 - 1971)
  72. Lise Gervais (1933 - 1998)
  73. James (Jock) Williamson Galloway MacDonald (1897 - 1960)
  74. Norval H. Morrisseau (1931 - 2007)
  75. Nicholas (Nickola) de Grandmaison (1892 - 1978)
  76. Alfred Pellan (1906 - 1988)
  77. Michael James Aleck Snow (born 1929)
  78. Randolph Stanley Hewton (1888 - 1960)
  79. Nora Frances Elisabeth Collyer (1898 - 1979)
  80. Claude Tousignant (born 1932)
  81. Stanley Morel Cosgrove (1911 - 2002)
  82. Manly Edward MacDonald (1889 - 1971)
  83. Léon Bellefleur (1910 - 2007)
  84. John Goodwin Lyman (1886 - 1967)
  85. Mary Frances Pratt (born 1935)
  86. John Kasyn (1926 - 2008)
  87. Henri Leopold Masson (1907 - 1996)
  88. Dorothy Elsie Knowles (born 1927)
  89. Doris Jean McCarthy (1910 - 2010)
  90. René Jean Richard (1895 - 1982)
  91. Lionel Lemoine FitzGerald (1890 - 1956)
  92. Raymond John Mead (1921 - 1998)
  93. Jacques Godefroy de Tonnancour (1917 - 2005)
  94. Oscar Cahén (1915 - 1956)
  95. Gregory Richard Curnoe (1936 - 1992)
  96. Maxwell Bennett Bates (1906 - 1980)
  97. Robert Clow Todd (1809 - 1866)
  98. Peter Clapham Sheppard (1882 - 1965)
  99. John Meredith (1933 - 2000)
  100. Carl Fellman Schaefer (1903 - 1995)