ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON, O.S.A., P.R.C.A.
SUMMER SKY - ON THE COMBERMERE ROAD, 1958
oil on board
signed; also signed and titled on the reverse, and dated on a label on the reverse
12 ins x 15 ins; 30.5 cms x 38.1 cms
Casson retired from Sampson-Matthews the same year this work was painted to devote himself full time to his art. His first one man show would be held at Roberts Gallery a year later in 1959 and by the middle of the 1960s his shows were consistently selling out.
Christopher E. Jackson, A.J. Casson: An Artist’s Life, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, 1998, page 50.
Roberts Gallery Limited, Toronto
Private Collection, Toronto