Last Thursday my father, Alan, and I attended the lenders evening for the exhibition Morrice and Lyman in the Company of Matisse at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg, Ontario. This formidable exhibition is the latest in a series of significant research-based projects originating from the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ) and the final one by award-winning curator Michèle Grandbois, who has since retired.
Emily Coonan (1885-1971) Children Reading, ca. 1914 Oil on panel 7 7/8″ x 10″ Provenance: Private Collection, Montreal Status: SOLD Emily Coonan’s approach to the figure, particularly as evidenced in her early work, is remarkable for its richly evocative character. Active during the early part of the twentieth century, and embracing a thematic repertoire that […]