Art Collection: Works

TITLE: Near Toby River, Devon ACCESSION # 2000.017.1

ARTIST: Atkinson, William Edwin, A.R.C.A. (1862-1926)

William Atkinson was born in Toronto, Canada in 1862. He first studied art under the guidance of both John Fraser and Robert Harris. He later went to Philadelphia to study with Reid who was under the tutelage of Eakins. Atkinson also visited Paris and traveled first to Britanny and then to Holland. In 1902 he returned to Toronto and in 1926 he died.

  • For information on the RCA and the OSA, see the "History of OSA & RCA" file

DATE OF ARTWORK: 1892

  • For information on Historical Canadian Art see the "Historical Canadian Art" file.

OBJECT TYPE: Painting, Watercolour

PHOTO: No

HEIGHT: 38.5 cm WIDTH: 42.0 cm

LOCATION: Wilson Reading Room in Kerr House, Traill College

  • For a map of the art pieces in the Wilson Reading Room see the "Wilson Reading Room" file.

DESCRIPTION: House in landscape with river. Colours used: mauve/violet, blues, greens, browns, white, yellow, black. Glazed, silver gilt and black painted wood frame, double matted light beige over blue. 

VALUE: Unkown

OTHER WORKS IN THE TUAC BY THIS ARTIST:

Untitled

Accession No. 2000.071.1

  • For information on how Trent acquired these work see "The History of the Goodman Collection" file

OTHER RESOURCES AT TRENT UNIVERSITY ABOUT THIS ARTIST: none available

WORKS BY THIS ARTIST IN OTHER CANADIAN COLLECTIONS:

University Of Lethbridge

  • Spring Woodland, Devon 1925

Oil on Canvas, 18 1/8" x 24 1/8"

  • #127 (Summer Cottage) 1925

Oil on canvas on board, 9 3/4" x 12 3/8"

http://home.uleth.ca/sfa-gal/collections/Historical/Atkin.html

Art Gallery of Hamilton

http://www.artgalleryofhamilton.on.ca/edu/singArt.asp?artID=5

Museum London

LINKS:

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