Anthony Thorn

Canadian (1927 - 1914)

Anthony Thorn was a Canadian painter.
Based on records, Anthony Thorn's estimated art value is C$700 (*)

Anthony Thorn's work could be available for sale at public auction with prices in the range of C$100 - C$2,500, or even much higher.

From records, the highest price paid at auction for an oil painting work attributed to Anthony Thorn (1927-1914) was C$1,560 - paid for "Tabernacle" at Waddington's in Toronto on Thu, Nov 10, 2016. has 18 auction art sale records for their oil painting results, with prices in the range of C$100 to C$2,500.

Saskatchewan NAC Auction House Biography and Notes

Anthony Thorn is the pseudonym of Arthur Goldman, who was born in 1927 in Regina, Saskatchewan. He received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Saskatchewan in 1947 and began to paint the following year. He studied with Kenneth Lochhead at the University of Regina and then pursued graduate studies at the University of Chicago. There, he took part in studies in figure drawing at the Chicago Art Institute. Thorn then studied oil painting with Frederic Taubes at the Banff Centre in Alberta before traveling to Paris to study stained glass at Centre d'Art Sacré and drawing at the Academie de la Grande Chaumière. He apprenticed under muralist David Alfaro Siquéiros and studied with Jose Gutierrez in Mexico in 1955 before returning to Canada to take part in an Emma Lake Artists' Workshop with Will Barnet (1957). Further art studies took Thorn to Kyoto, Japan and to Corfu, Greece.

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