William Ronald R.C.A.

The Temple, 1978

oil on canvas
20x20 in.

signed and dated lower left

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…