BARKER FAIRLEY, R.C.A.
FIELD COLOURS, 1962
oil on masonite
signed; also signed, titled and dated on the reverse
20 ins x 24 ins; 49.5 cms x 59.7 cms
Fairley often grappled with how much to put into his painting preferring, as in this lot, to leave as much implied as stated. His most successful landscapes are painted economically and rigorously limit themselves to the essentials in terms of both colour and line.
Private Collection, Ontario