Henri MASSON (1907-1996) – ‘Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec’, serigraph
Henri Masson (Canadian, 1907-1996) OSA, CGP, GSPWC
Gaspé Peninsula, Quebec
serigraph in colours
(actual) 22 3/4” tall x 30 1/2” wide
(framed) 31” tall x 38 ½” wide
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Summary French serigraph in colours of the Gaspé Peninsula, Quebec, by listed artist Henri Masson (Canadian, 1907-1996), OSA, CGP, GSPWC, signed.
Condition Excellent Vintage Condition – no damage, no restoration. Presented in the original frame it is ready for display.
For Accuracy: a vintage serigraph it may show expected light signs of age.- Note this artwork is large and extremely heavy and thus subject to specialty shipping requirements.
Biography MASSON, Henri Leopold (Canadian, b. Namur, Belgium 1907 – 1996). He officially became a master engraver in 1932 at the age of twenty-five. Inspired by the colour and life of Group of Seven paintings he decided to develop his own colourful style of “immense vigour” and emerging as a painter of importance in 1936.
In his life he was involved with the Ontario Society of Artists (1938), Federation of Canadian Artists (Pres 1945), Instructor of children’s classes at the National Gallery of Canada (1948-1950); instructor at Queen’s University Summer School (1948-1952); Banff School of Fine Arts (1960-64); The Canadian Group of Painters, The Canadian Society of Graphic Arts.
Exhibited with numerous organizations at galleries including: World’s Fair, NYC (1939), International Water Colour Exhibition, Brooklyn, N.Y. (1944), Canadian Art in Brazil, Rio de Janeiro (1945-46), UNESCO, Paris (1946), “Six Canadian Painters” West Palm Beach (1947), Canadian Painting, National Gallery of Arts, Washington, D. C. (1950), Colombo International Exhibition of Modern Art, New Delhi (1953) and with The Canadian Group of Painters, The Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colours, The Canadian Society of Graphic Arts.
His work can be found in numerous collections including: National Gallery of Canada; Ottawa Art Gallery; Art Gallery of Ontario; Musee du Quebec; Beaverbrook Art Gallery; Art Gallery of Hamilton; Robert McLaughlin Gallery; Art Gallery of Saskatoon; Art Gallery of Windsor; London Regional Art and Historical Museums; Art Gallery of Winnipeg; Art Gallery of Alberta; Art Gallery of Vancouver; Art Gallery of Victoria; Mendel Art Gallery; Concordia University; Hart House; University of Ottawa; University College; University of Montreal; Memorial University; McMaster University; Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery; Agnes Etherington Art Centre; National Gallery of Art of Venezuela; Vina del Mar Museum; Israel Museum; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
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