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Painting Canada: Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven Hardcover – Dec 15 2011


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  • Hardcover: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Philip Wilson Publishers (Dec 15 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0856677086
  • ISBN-13: 978-0856677083
  • Product Dimensions: 25.4 x 2.5 x 30.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 Kg
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #328,809 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Ian Dejardin has spent 25 years working in museums, spending a year with English Heritage before starting as curatorial assistant at the Royal Academy in 1987. From 1990-98, he was back with English Heritage, as Senior Curator and Head of the Historic Team, London Region, before accepting the post of Curator at Dulwich Picture Gallery. He became the Gallery’s Director in April, 2005. He has organized countless exhibitions over the years, acting as co-curator for Henry Moore at Dulwich in 2004.Anna Hudson is Associate Professor, York University, Toronto; Katerina Atanassova is Chief Curator, McMichael Canadian Art Collection; Nils Ohlsen is Director of Old Master and Modern Art, National Museum, Norway; Mariëtta Jansen is Curator, Groninger Museum, Netherlands.


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Janice on Dec 13 2012
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I found the collection to be a thorough visual representation of the works of this group. An artist myself the quality of printing matters and this was done well.
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By Richard Holland on Feb. 21 2013
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My wife and I had been to the McMichael exhibition and the shop there had run out of catalogues - it's a nice memento of a wonderful collection.
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A new look at the Group of Seven Feb. 9 2012
By Map Hero - Published on Amazon.com
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Several books have been compiled over the years that give tribute (and serious study) to the Group of Seven painters. This NEW book (essays and a catalogue of a contemporary traveling exhibition) is outstanding ... featuring favorite works and MANY lesser known works. Especially pleasing are the pairings of oil sketches (plein air) with the resulting (much larger) studio works ... on the same spread. Nice!

I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in either the Group of Seven or in the spirit of plein air painting and resulting studio efforts.
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Beautiful Plates and Interesting, Readable Text Jan. 10 2013
By Lloyd D. Stowe - Published on Amazon.com
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Frequently I purchase art books and find the text stilted or boring and not enough large prints. This book has many full page works and text references to them, in addition to smaller reproductions throughout the text to make it easy on hte reader. Also, the group of seven's work was varied, so that was interesting to me who had only recently discovered them.
Beautiful! Feb. 10 2013
By Kimberly - Published on Amazon.com
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Beautiful photos...an absolutley beautidul book with large beautiful pictures. You won't be disappointed in this purchase-I wasn't! I was pleasantly suprised!
excellent plates July 28 2013
By Kirk Whiteside - Published on Amazon.com
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I am a fan of Emily Carr and this book & plates show the similarities between her work and theGroup of Seven.
I very much enjoyed the plates and text.
excellent reproductions engaging text. Feb. 2 2013
By Chris Gargan - Published on Amazon.com
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Best quality reproductions of this group that I have seen. And a lot of nice surprises in the imagery. Great buy!


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