Group of Seven
Group of Seven — sometimes known as the Algonquin school — were a group of Canadian landscape painters from 1920 to 1933.
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The Group of Seven held their last exhibition together in 1930, and most of the members went on to refine and redefine their own unique styles.
Some of the finest of Carmichael’s work is the countryside and rural buildings around his hometown. Like A.J. Casson, Carmichael documented our rural Ontario and its architecture. A member of the Group of Seven, his […]
Born in Brantford, Ontario October 23 1885; died January 29 1970.
After three years of study in Germany he returned to Toronto where he began his career by depicting houses in an impressionist style.
Harris’ technique and […]
Alexander Young Jackson, born Montreal October 1882; died 1973.
He became a well known as a Canadian landscape painter, specializing in scenes of the rugged Canadian wilderness.
After studying at the Institute of Chicago and Europe, he […]
Born in Montreal and began studying art in 1897 with William Brymner at the Art Association of Montreal. He went to Paris in 1904 to study at the Académie Julian. For the following […]
Frederick Horseman Varley was born in Sheffield, England January 2, 1881; died September 8, 1969.
He was one of Canada’s most prominent and distinguished portrait painters.
Although he was among landscape painters, Varley devoted himself to primarily portraiture […]
Born near Claremont, Ontario; the family moved to Leith near Owen Sound, where he grew up. First visited Canoe Lake, Algonquin Park, in 1912. Worked for Rous and Mann, Toronto, 1912 – 14, and in 1914 […]
James Edward Hervey MacDonald (May 12, 1873 – November 26, 1932), known as J. E. H. MacDonald, was a Canadian artist and one of the founders of the Group of Seven who initiated the first major […]
Born in Victoria, British Columbia in 1871. She first studied art in San Francisco, California and then in Europe, in London and Paris.
In 1927, the National Gallery of Canada organized a large exhibition […]