Canadian Fine Art
November 13 — 18, 2021
Auction begins to close at 7:00 pm ET
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD, R.C.A.
Private Collection, Toronto, ON
After years spent studying abroad in both Europe and the United States, MacDonald established a studio in Toronto. From there, he often travelled to the Bay of Quinte and Prince Edward County areas to paint en plein air. The region was close to his heart—MacDonald was born in nearby Point Anne—and the artist’s warm sentiments for the local landscape and people can be felt in his semi-Impressionistic paintings. MacDonald favoured a more traditional painterly route, a stance he would maintain throughout his career. Indeed, the artist would resign from the Ontario School of Artists in 1951 in protest, citing the “creeping modernism” felt in the popularity of artists such as the Painters 11.
Very good condition.
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