Walter Yarwood

Tree #6
Oil on canvas, 1956
83.8 x 106.7 centimeters
33 x 42 inches
Provenance:
• Private collection, Toronto, acquired directly from the artist.
Exhibited:
• Canadian Group of Painters, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Nov. 7th – Dec.8th. 1957.
Literature:
• Four decades: the Canadian Group of Painters and their contemporaries, 1930-1970,
Paul Duval. Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1972, p. 145.
Available
Biography

Walter Yarwood was a member of the Canadian Art Group Painters Eleven, studied at Western Technical School in Toronto then worked as a freelance commercial artist and briefly shared a studio with Oscar Cahen whom he met around 1947. Yarwood produced beautifully executed abstract expressionist paintings throughout the mid 1950s until the early 1960s then turned his focus to sculpture.

 

Walter Yarwood

Walter Yarwood, photo Peter Croydon, 1957
copyright Lynda M. Shearer 2013

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