A.Y. Jackson: The Life of a Landscape Painter by Wayne Larsen

By Wayne Larsen

Alexander younger Jackson (1882-1974) is a reputation that immediately inspires photographs of our rugged northern panorama and the debatable crew of 7. this can be the first-ever full-length biography of 1 of Canada’s so much liked characters, and the 1st to envision in a single publication the artist, outdoorsman, soldier, instructor, debater, author, and outspoken defender of recent paintings.

Jackson spent approximately seventy years vacationing Canada on a lifelong quest to, rendering his impressions of its different personality on canvas and selling a colourful, uniquely Canadian sort of portray. From southern Alberta to Ellesmere Island, from Newfoundland to Northern British Columbia, he lined extra floor than the other artist – scoffing at harsh climate and opposed feedback alongside the best way.

A.Y. Jackson takes readers on a trip via Jackson’s struggles and triumphs, from his youth in Victorian-era Montreal via his ultimate years as a dwelling legend of Canadian artwork who concept not anything of camping out in a tent on Baffin Island at age eighty two.

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