Ochil Hills Scotland landscape, vintage oil, listed.
Beautifully rendered impressionist landscape identified as "Early Autumn, Ochil Hills" [Scotland] on verso.Painting is an oil on canvas panel. Measures 14 x 18"; with frame, 17 x 21". Painting is in excellent condition; frame has a few dings and liner has darkened with age. Work is not signed on front; on verso "William Abernethy Ogilvie" is written. Estimate age to be mid-century or earlier. William Abernethy Ogilvie (1901 - 1989) is listed Canadian artist with auction records to $1500. The following biography from askart: William (Will) Abernathy Ogilvie RCA, CGP, CSPWC, OBE, CM (1901–1989) William Abernathy Ogilvie was a painter, commercial artist, muralist and educator who was born in Stutterheim, Cape Province, South Africa. He emigrated to Toronto, Canada in 1925, which, except for a brief period in Montreal, is w he lived the rest of his life and died. His mediums were oil, acrylic, watercolour, pastel, coloured chalk, ink, graphite and mixed mediums. His subjects were Canadian landscapes, figures, nudes, urban scenes, South Africa, genre and, as a war artist, military and war. His style was representational, realism and fauvism. He studied in Johannesburg (1921 – 1924) under Erich Mayer (see ... read more