William Smith Ronald
Abstraction in blue
Acrylic on canvas
By Canadian artist William Smith Ronald, R.C.A. (1926-1998)
Signed and dated on the reverse
Bought directly from the artist
In its original frame
25.4 cm x 20.3 cm (10" x 8")
With frame : 29.2 cm x 24 cm (11" 1/2 x 9" 1/2)
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.
Public Collections in Canada : 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.
Public Collections in U.S.A. : 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.