John Barrie RENNIE (1900-1972) – Boyd Bay, Muskoka

John Barrie RENNIE (1900-1972) – Boyd Bay, Muskoka

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John Barrie Rennie (Canadian, 1900-1979)
‘October, Boyd Bay, L. Muskoka’ (1979)
oil on canvas
(Actual): 12” high x 16” wide
(Framed): 18 ¾” high x 22 ¾” wide

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Description: An original John Barrie Rennie Canadian School oil on canvas painting titled, ‘October, Boyd Bay, L. Muskoka’ Ontario, and dated 1979.

Markings: signed, lower right, “J. B. Rennie”; inscribed verso, title, signature, date, “OCTOBER / BOYD BAY / L. MUSKOKA / John B. Rennie / ‘79”; inscribed verso, frame, top left, “Belongs to R. Phillips”; inscribed frame verso, “P Rennie 12 x 16 W & G E W Gilded Wal” (sic)

(Actual): 12” high x 16” wide
(Framed): 18 ¾” high x 22 ¾” wide

Condition: Excellent Condition – Ready for Display.

Artist Biography: RENNIE, John Barrie (Canada, 1900-1972) Rennie was a naturalist and lover of the outdoors for most of his life. During his long career, he traveled throughout Canada (with A.Y. Jackson, Ralph Burton and George Thomson, to name a few) and the West Indies, painting flowers and landscapes. EDUCATION: A scholarship student, he studied at the Ontario College of Art under A.Y. Jackson, Arthur Lismer and J.E.H. MacDonald; Art Student’s League, New York City; Mexico, under James Pinto and Fred Samuelson. SELECTED EXHIBITIONS: Jean Bohne Gallery, New York; Entwhistle Gallery, New Jersey; Southern Vermont Gallery, Manchester, Vermont; The Dare Gallery, Detroit; Continental Gallery, Montreal; Scottish Gallery, Toronto; Eaton Fine Art Gallery, Toronto; Malenis Gallery, Toronto; The Allende Gallery, Mexico City. Bibliographic References: MacDonald, Colin S. A Dictionary of Canadian Artists, Vol. 7, 1996.


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