Canadian Fine Art Auction

November 21, 2016

LOT 124
BARKER FAIRLEY, R.C.A.
  • BARKER FAIRLEY, R.C.A.
  • BARKER FAIRLEY, R.C.A.
  • BARKER FAIRLEY, R.C.A.

124

BARKER FAIRLEY, R.C.A.

FIELD COLOURS, 1962

oil on masonite
signed; also signed, titled and dated on the reverse
20 ins x 24 ins; 49.5 cms x 59.7 cms

Estimate $4,000-$6,000

Realised: $4,080
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

Fairley often grappled with how much to put into his painting preferring, as in this lot, to leave as much implied as stated. His most successful landscapes are painted economically and rigorously limit themselves to the essentials in terms of both colour and line.
 
 

Provenance:

Private Collection, Ontario

Additional Info:

Department: Canadian Fine Art
Medium: Paintings
Signed