J.E.H. MacDonald: Maple Boughs, Algoma

  Click For Enlarged Detail     Details Maple Boughs, Algoma J.E.H. MacDonald, Medium: oil on composite wood-pulp board Credit Line: The Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario Dimensions Overall: 21.5 x 26.5 cm (8 7/16 x 10 7/16 in.) Source: Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada   Thanks for Visiting! 🙂 The End

Emily Carr: War Canoes, Alert Bay (1912)

  The Audain Art Museum’s Permanent Collection of nearly 200 works of art is a visual journey through the history of art from coastal British Columbia. Spanning from the 18th century to present day, the Collection contains one of the world’s finest collections of Northwest Coast First Nations masks; a large collection of works by…

Emily Carr: Forest Glade

“I sat staring, staring, staring – half lost, learning a new language, or rather the same language in a different dialect. So still were the big woods where I sat, sound might not yet have been born.” -Emily Carr   See Full Biography: Emily Carr: Who Is She?  

Emily Carr: Untitled forest scene (c1932)

  Emily Carr: On Jungles, January 1, 1936: “I painted one of the thick jungle sketches. Perhaps I am getting “junglier.” They won’t be popular. Few people know the jungle, or care about it or want to understand it. An organized tumult of growth, that’s what those thick undergrowth woods are, and yet there is…

Emily Carr: Who Is She?

Emily Carr: A Compelling Story I started this post intending only to feature one interesting and beautiful totem watercolor, but I rapidly discovered the compelling story of the artist herself. As stated in summary by the Vancouver Art Gallery, “Her independence as a woman when domesticity was expected, her resolve to travel frequently and unaccompanied…

Helen Galloway McNicoll, The Chintz Sofa (1913)

  Helen Galloway McNicoll, The Chintz Sofa (1913) Oil on canvas. (Canadian) 1879-1915 One of the foremost Canadian female practitioners of Impressionism in her time, McNicoll is known for her sunlight-infused genre paintings of women and children in rural environments. Here, she moved inside to depict a woman reading. Via books0977

Emily Carr: Alert Bay 1912

Details Artist: Emily Carr  (Canadian) Title: Alert Bay Date: 1912 Medium: Drawing Materials: watercolour over graphite on wove paper Dimensions: 76.3 x 53.2 cm Source: National Gallery of Canada Also See: Emily Carr: Who Is She?