Sydney Berne (1921-2013), Untitled (Road to the Lake in Winter, Quebec)


oil on canvas board
8 x10 ins (20 x 25.5 cms)
Notes: Signed in bottom left corner, S. Berne.


Born in Toronto, Ontario, Berne studied at the Central Technical School of Art in Toronto under Carl Schaefer and Peter Haworth. He studied sculpture with Florence Wyle and then worked in the commercial art field. Berne later studied in London and Paris with Abstract Expressionist Paul André. He is known for his Montreal and Toronto street scenes and Quebec landscapes and farm scenes, which he painted in oil and watercolour.

He died March 26th, 2013 at the age of 92.

Biography courtesy of The Collector’s Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction: Volume I: A-F