William (Will) Abernathy Ogilvie
(1901 - 1989)
William (Will) Abernathy Ogilvie was active/lived in Ontario, Quebec / Canada. William Ogilvie is known for painting, commercial art, murals and teaching.
Biography William (Will) Abernathy Ogilvie
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 where he lived the rest of his life
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 Eri
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