Artwork by William Arthur Winter,  The Orange Ball

William Winter
The Orange Ball

oil on canvas board
signed lower right; titled on the reverse
18 x 24 ins ( 45.7 x 61 cms )

Sold for $2,832.00
Sale date: December 12th 2019

Provenance:
Roberts Gallery, Toronto
Private Collection, Toronto

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William Arthur Winter
(1909 - 1996) Canadian Group of Painters, RCA

Born in Winnipeg in 1909, Winter received his art training under LeMoine FitzGerald at the Winnipeg School of Art. He moved to Toronto in 1937 where he established the advertising firm of Wookie, Winter and Bush. He exhibited his work widely, including 19 exhibitions at Roberts Gallery, Toronto beginning in 1959. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Academy and the Ontario Society of Artists. Today, classified as a Canadian post-war modernist, he is best known for his paintings of children. His work is housed in museum collections across Canada and abroad, including the National Gallery of Canada and the Art Gallery of Ontario. He died in England in 1996.