Signed Lower Right - Titled, Dated & Signed au verso
Sight - 11 ins x 15 ins (27.94 cm x 38.1 cm)
Carl Fellman Schaefer
(1903 – 1995 CAD) R.C.A., C.G.P., C.S.P.W., Order of Canada
Born in Hanover and studied at the Ontario College Of Art with Arthur Lismer and J.E.H. MacDonald. Schaefer served with the Royal Canadian Air Force as an official war artist from 1943 to 1946, using watercolour, ink or graphite to capture his images. He taught at the Ontario College of Art from 1948 to 1970. Three major Schaefer exhibitions were mounted and circulated during the artist's lifetime: by the McCord Museum, Montréal, in 1967; by the Robert McLauchlin Art Gallery, Oshawa, Ont, in 1976; and by the Edmonton Art Gallery in 1980.
Schaefer's works have been included in several important Canadian exhibitions including: "A Century of Canadian Art", Tate Gallery, London, England (1938); the New York World's Fair (1939); "Three Hundred Years of Canadian Art", National Gallery of Canada (1967); "Canadian Painting in the Thirties", National Gallery of Canada (1975); "A Terrible Beauty: The Art of Canada at War", Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario and touring (1977); "Heroes and Heroines", Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (1978); "The Canadian Landscape", Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris (1984); "The 1940s: a decade of painting in Ontario", Art Gallery of Ontario (1985); "Permeable Border: Art of Canada and the United States 1920 - 1940", Art Gallery of Ontario (1989); "The Group of Seven - Art For A Nation", National Gallery of Canada (1995); and "Canvas of War: Painting the Canadian Experience, 1914 to 1945", Art Gallery of Ontario (2001 - 2002).
Hundreds of Schaefer's works are in Canadian museums. They include: the Winnipeg Art Gallery (Manitoba), Art Gallery of Hamilton (Ontario), Robert McLaughlin Gallery (Oshawa, Ontario), Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (B.C.), Ottawa Art Gallery [Firestone Art Collection*] (Ontario), Glenbow Museum (Calgary, Alberta), McMichael Canadian Art Collection (Kleinburg, Ontario), Agnes Etherington Art Centre (Kingston, Ontario), Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto), Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery (Concordia University, Montreal), Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery (Owen Sound, Ontario), The Market Gallery (Toronto), and Museum London (Ontario). The National Gallery of Canada has 105 Carl Schaefer works in its collection and the Canadian War Museum (Ottawa)
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Signed Lower Right - Titled, Dated & Signed au verso
Sight - 11 ins x 15 ins (27.94 cm x 38.1 cm)
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