William Ronald R.C.A.

Madrigal, 1957

oil on canvas
16x17 in.
$24,000 Cdn.

Greenwich Gallery, Toronto;
Private collection, Toronto

Art Gallery of Toronto, Toronto, label to verso, date unknown;

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William Ronald, né Smith, painter (b at Stratford, Ont 13 Aug 1926; d at Toronto, Ont 9 Feb 1998). Ronald’s abstract expressionism influenced an era in Canadian art; he was the catalyst who organized Painters Eleven, the first abstract painting group in Ontario, in 1953. His gift lies in his…