William Ronald R.C.A.

Reggie Jackson, 1978

oil on canvas
20x20 in.

titled and dated to verso

Canadian Fine Arts Gallery, Toronto

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…