Artist Charles W Simpson 1878-1942- Canadian

Beautiful colour lithograph of Simon Fraser's House at Ste. Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada.

As per the writeup the back there were only a limited number of these lithographs made. One other was located at Simon Fraser University.

Measures framed: 14" x 12"

Charles Walter Simpson was born in Montréal, Québec, in 1878. He studied at the Art Association of Montréal under William Brymer, Edmond Dyonnet, and Maurice Cullen. He worked as a newspaper illustrator for the Montréal Star from 1899-1901. Then in Nova Scotia with the Halifax Chronicle from 1902-3. He returned to Montréal and worked as a commercial artist for some time. He enrolled at the Art Students League, in New York, under G B Bridgman and W A Clark emerging as a successful painter. He was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy in 1920. He often painted marine subjects.

Simpson was one of the Canada's first official war artists during the first World War. In 1918, he contributed to the Canadian War Memorials. During the mid 1920's, Simpson completed murals at the Art Association of Montréal. During this time he also continued working as an illustrator for a number of books. His works are part of the collection at The National Gallery of Canada, among others.

He died in 1942.

Sellers Note:

Our paintings and prints are packaged between two sheets of dense foam insulation, wrapped in plastic sheet and covered in cardboard. Shipments are via Canada Post, unless otherwise requested.

If the item is already framed, we can ship without the frame if requested, however there is no credit offered for the old frame

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Part Number: 201965

Being traded by Clarith Collectables in Rideau Lakes, Ontario, Canada

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