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HARRIS, Lawren Stewart (1885 - 1970), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HARRIS, Lawren Stewart (1885 - 1970), Painter

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Canadian, 20th century, male.

Born 23 October 1885, in Brantford (Ontario); died 29 January 1970, in Vancouver.

Painter. Landscapes.

Group of Seven.

Lawren Harris was the heir to the Massey-Harris fortunes, and so had an independent income. From his early youth he showed a keen interest in drawing; when he was 18, he left for Berlin, where he studied art for four years. He then

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