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Lot #79

Artist William Goodridge Roberts
Title Untitled - Summer Breeze
Media oil on wood board
Dated ca. 1965
Size 20 x 24 in. / 50.8 x 61 cm.
Frame Size 33.25 x 37.25 x 1.25 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower right; bears inventory number '1684' verso; framed

according to the artist's son, he feels this dates to about 1965 and painted on an island in Georgian Bay)

ex-collection Bruce Phillips OC, journalist, including the Calgary Herald and CTV, and Privacy Commissioner of Canada; see his entry here

Sold $8,190 Estimate $3,000/$5,000

Biographical Information
William Goodridge Roberts ~ [1904-1974] Canadian CSPWC, OSA, CAS, CGP, CSGA, RCA
see Goodridge Roberts, A Retrospective Exhibition, by J.Borcoman, N.G.C, 1969; William Goodridge Roberts 1904-1974, Drawings, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 1976; Goodridge Roberts 1904-1974, by S.Paikowsky, McMichael Canadian Collection, 1998; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.260; A.G.O., by the A.G.O. pg.395; biographies in MacDonald,Vol.7 pg.2168; Westbridge,Vol.3, pg.106 and Benezit, Tome 7, pg.283; exhibition lists in R.C.A.A., pg. 349 and M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.325