Painting, SOLDHerbert Sydney Palmer (Canadian, 1881-1970) ‘Near Haliburton, Ontario’ oil on artist-card (Actual): 11 ¾” high x 15 ½” wide (Framed): 15 ½” high x 18 ½” wide Artist Biography: Herbert Sidney Palmer (Canadian, 1881-1970) RCA OSA CSGA. Born in Toronto, Ontario, Palmer studied under F. S. Challener and J. W. Beatty at the Central Ontario School of Art, Toronto. He later worked for the Canadian War Memorials in 1917. Working in oil, he is known for his Ontario landscapes with cattle and sheep. He painted in Haliburton, Ontario and in the Gatineau, Quebec. He was Vice-President and Treasurer of the OSA (1919-20), and Curator of the Fine Art Department of the Canadian National Exhibition (1926-1941). Palmer died in Toronto. He exhibited with the RCA in 1907-1955, and the AAM in 1917, 1918, and 1927.His work is in the collections of the AGO and NGC.
Painting, SOLDEdith Grace Coombs (Canadian, 1890-1986) OSA, CSGA, FIAL Mrs. James Sharp Lawson ‘Daffodils (1937) oil on masonite signed; signed & inscribed verso (sight) 9 7/8” high x 11 7/8 wide (framed) 17 ½” high x 18 ¾” wide
Painting, SOLDEdith Grace Coombs (Canadian, 1890-1986) OSA, CSGA, AOCA, FIAL Mrs. James Sharp Lawson ‘Our Bathing Beach, Camp Charmette, 1967’ Canadian School oil on masonite signed; signed & inscribed verso (actual) 20” high x 16” wide (framed) 22 7/8” high x 18 /8” wide [sf_modal header="" link_type="button" link_text="ENQUIRE / REQUEST INVOICE" btn_colour="accent" btn_type="standard" btn_size="standard" btn_icon="" btn_text="ENQUIRE /REQUEST INVOICE"] [contact-form-7 id="13131" title="Contact Form"] [/sf_modal] Scroll Down for More Information Artist Biography: COOMBS, Edith Grace (1890-1986) Artist. Illustrator. Born in Hamilton, Ontario. Married Dr. James Lawson, DD, chief librarian at Emmanuel College, TorontoA contemporary of the group of seven, and with direct association with J. W. Beatty, Arthur Lismer, J. E. H. MacDonald, and George Reid, Coombs was impressively active in the Canadian art scene. Best known for landscapes, and flowers near her summer home near Parry Sound, and also figure studies, abstract work, stained glass, and murals. STUDY: Ontario College of Art, 1913-18; New York School of Fine and Applied Art, 1929; WORK: Edgehill College, Nova Scotia; Havergal College, Toronto; Ontario College of Art and Design. MEMBE R: Ontario Society of Artists (1928); the Canadian Society of Graphic Art; the Federation of Canadian Artists; the Ontario College of rt Alumni Association; Victoria University Faculty Women’s Association; the Three Arts Club (New York); the Heliconian Club; and the Lyceym Women’s Art Association. EXHIBITIONS (selected): Ontario Society of Artists; Royal Canadian Academy; Canadian National Exhibition; British Empire Exhibition, Wembley; Exposition d’Art Canadien, Paris; Canadian Society of Graphic Artists; Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour; the Arts Club, New York. SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selected): Eaton’s; Laing’s; Malloney’s Galleries; Picture Loan Society; Helicoian Club, Toronto. COLLECTIONS (selected): Art Gallery of Hamilton; Canadian Museum of Civilization; University of Guelph; Macdonald-Stewart Art Centre and many important public and private collections
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