The Art of Canada Auction (Canadian Art)

May 30, 2016

LOT 155
WILLIAM GOODRIDGE ROBERTS, R.C.A
  • WILLIAM GOODRIDGE ROBERTS, R.C.A
  • WILLIAM GOODRIDGE ROBERTS, R.C.A
  • WILLIAM GOODRIDGE ROBERTS, R.C.A

155

WILLIAM GOODRIDGE ROBERTS, R.C.A

STILL LIFE

oil on canvas
signed
24 ins x 18 ins; 61 cms x 45.7 cms

Estimate $7,000-$9,000

Realised: $6,600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

A master of volume and scale, Goodridge Roberts’ profound skill at being able to render objects accurately, serves to liberate and encourage the committed observer to move beyond the obvious appeal of Still Life to consider the plastic accomplishment of this painter: colour, brushwork and composition.

Literature:

James Borcoman, Goodridge Roberts, A Retrospective, The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1969, pages 26, 30 and 31.

Provenance:

Dominion Gallery, Toronto
Private Collection, Ontario
Private Collection, U.S.A. (by descent)

Additional Info:

Department: Canadian Fine Art
Medium: Paintings
Provenance: Dominion Gallery, Montreal
Signed