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A.Y. Jackson: The Life of a Landscape Painter by Wayne Larsen

By Wayne Larsen

Alexander younger Jackson (1882-1974) is a reputation that immediately evokes pictures of our rugged northern panorama and the arguable team of 7. this can be the first-ever full-length biography of 1 of Canada’s such a lot cherished characters, and the 1st to ascertain in a single ebook the artist, outdoorsman, soldier, instructor, debater, author, and outspoken defender of contemporary paintings.

Jackson spent approximately seventy years traveling Canada on a lifelong quest to, rendering his impressions of its diversified personality on canvas and selling a colourful, uniquely Canadian type of portray. From southern Alberta to Ellesmere Island, from Newfoundland to Northern British Columbia, he coated extra floor than the other artist – scoffing at harsh climate and opposed feedback alongside the best way.

A.Y. Jackson takes readers on a trip via Jackson’s struggles and triumphs, from his formative years in Victorian-era Montreal via his ultimate years as a dwelling legend of Canadian paintings who notion not anything of camping out in a tent on Baffin Island at age eighty two.

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