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LISMER, Arthur (1885 - 1969), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LISMER, Arthur (1885 - 1969), Painter

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British, 20th century, male.

Active from 1911 in Canada.

Born 1885, in Sheffield; died 1969, in Montreal.

Painter. Landscapes, still-lifes.

Group of Seven.

Arthur Lismer settled in Toronto in 1911, and became a genuinely Canadian artist - a member of the 'Group of Seven' from 1920, and of the Canadian Group of Painters from 1933. Better known as a teacher than as a practising artist,

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