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Carr, Emily M.

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00032740
Carr, Emily M.

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Canadian, 20th century, female.

Born 13 December 1871, in Victoria (British Columbia); died 2 March 1945.

Painter, watercolourist, ceramicist. Local scenes, landscapes.

Emily Carr, as a West Coast modernist, is among the most significant and influential of Canadian artists, and is probably the best known female artist in Canada. She is best known for her depictions of landscapes and Native culture of coastal British Columbia, particularly forests and totem poles....

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Subjects: Painting ; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass ; 20th-Century Art

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