Artwork by Harold Barling Town,  Homage to Turner

Harold Town
Homage to Turner

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1959 lower right; signed and dated 1959 on the reverse
8 x 10 ins ( 20.3 x 25.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Price Realized $5,192.00
Sale date: May 28th 2019

Provenance:
Canadian Fine Arts, Toronto
Private Collection, Toronto

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Harold Barling Town
(1924 - 1990) Painters Eleven, OSA, RCA

Born in 1924, Harold Town lived most of his life in Toronto. He studied at both Central Technical School and the Ontario College of Art and, upon graduating in 1945, became an accomplished illustrator for advertising agencies and magazines such as Macleans and Mayfair. Town was a founder and member of the Painters Eleven, a group of Toronto abstract artists that exhibited together during the 1950s.