William Kurelek R.C.A.

Stones Into Bread, 1975

mixed media on board
20x16 in.

Temptation in the Desert Series
titled to verso and on frame

Isaacs Gallery Ltd., Toronto;
Wynick / Tuck Gallery, Toronto;
Private collection, Toronto

William Kurelek (Wasyl), painter and writer, evangelist (b near Whitford, Alta 3 Mar 1927; d at Toronto 3 Nov 1977). Influenced by Bosch and Brueghel and by prairie roots, his UKRAINIAN heritage and Roman Catholicism, Kurelek’s realistic and symbolic paintings record his historic culture and religious vision. The oldest of…