J. E. H. MacDonald | the artist




The artist J. E. H. MacDonald
Born May 12 1873, Durham, England.
Died Nov 26 1932 Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Style and technique of the artist: Group of Seven,


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This case was one of those bizarre things one hopes never to see again. This lovely painting was brought in for restoration in two pieces. A Montreal framing establishment attempted to ‘transfer’ the paint layer from this panel to a new support presumably due to the damage to the panel…
J. E. H. MacDonald was the major force and inspiration in the formation of the Group of Seven…
Born in Durham, England in 1873. Died in Toronto, Ontario in 1932. J.E.H MacDonald RCA came to Canada with his family in 1887. He studied art at the Hamilton Art School and the Central Ontario School of Art and Design in Toronto. He joined the Grip Ltd. advertising agency in 1895 as a commercial artist, where he met Tom Thomson and a few of the future members of the Group of Seven…
Works in the collection of the National Gallery of Canada


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