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Grand Eye for Glory A Life of Franz Johnston

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ISBN-10: 1550023055

ISBN-13: 9781550023053

Edition: 1998

Authors: Roger Burford Mason

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Franz Johnston is the missing man of Canadian painting. The most prolific and financially successful of the original Group of Seven, Johnston's paintings were among the most sought after in Canada in the years between the mid-1920s and his death in 1949. They appear in the collections of dozens of discriminating private collectors, and in institutions such as the National Gallery, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the McMichael Canadian Collection, and the Canadian War Museum. As well, his work once hung, in thousands of well-loved reproductions, on the walls of ordinary people's homes the length and breadth of the country. And yet, for all his distinguished success, Johnston is no more than a…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 9/1/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 104
Size: 9.20" wide x 9.52" long x 0.61" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

GRISELDA POLLOCK is Professor of the Social and Critical Histories of Art, University of Leeds.Roger Burford Mason moved with his wife and son from England to Toronto in 1988. Since then he has published two collections of short stories, a collection of travel essays, two biographies, and a book about Canada. He has written for many Canadian, U.S., and British magazines and newspapers, and has broadcast on a number of Canadian radio stations. He is the editorial director of a group of business publications, and a contributing editor of Canadian Notes & Queries.