William Smith Ronald
Watercolour on thick paper
By William Smith Ronald, R.C.A. (Canadian 1926-1998)
45.5 cm x 60.5 cm (17.9" x 23.8")
With frame 53 cm x 68 cm (20.8" x 26.8")
Never a stranger to polemics, Ronald is the founder of the Canadian abstract art group Painters Eleven (1954) he also did a series of portraits in Abstract Expressionist style of Canadian Prime Ministers.
Selected Public Collections: Guggenheim Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum, NY; Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh; Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo; Art Institute of Chicago; Princeton University Art Gallery; Hirshorn Museum, Smithsonian Institute, Washington. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queens University, Kingston; York University. Edmonton Art Gallery, Alberta.