J.W. Beatty R.C.A.

Late Afternoon

oil on board
8.5x10.5 in.

signed lower left
signed, titled and inscribed $85.00 to verso

Carolyn Beatty, wife of J.W. Beatty;
By descent to private collection, Kelowna;
Sale of Heffel Fine Art, Fine Canadian Art, November 2012, lot 304
Private collection


(1869-1941) Born in Toronto, Ontario , Beatty, quit school early to work as a house painter and engraver. He became a fireman in Toronto and married Caroline Cormack who was inspirational in his development as an artist. He studied under J.W.L. Forster, George A. Reid, F.M. Bell-Smith and William Cruikshank…