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Arts Everyday Living: J.E.H. MacDonald—Legacy of the Environment and Van Gogh

Reposted blog. ….no Canadian landscape painter possessed a richer command of color and pigment than J.E.H. MacDonald….his brushwork is at once disciplined and vigorous.  His best on-the-spot sketches possess an intensity and freshness of execution not dissimilar to Van Gogh.*    Shortly after World War I, a circle of Canadian artists from the Toronto area […]

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