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MacDonald, J. E. H. (James Edward Hervey), 1873-1932


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    • James Edward Hervey
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    • MacDonald, James Edward Hervey, 1873-1932
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    • found: His Sketchbook, 1915-1922, 1979: t.p. (J.E.H. MacDonald)
    • found: LC data base, 1-30-85 (hdg.: MacDonald, James Edward Hervey, 1873-1932; usage: J.E.H. MacDonald)
    • found: Art History Archive, WWW site, July 28, 2015: Canadian art & artists page, Canadian painters (J.E.H. MacDonald; James Edward Harvey MacDonald was born on May 12th, 1873 in Durham England. He emigrated to Canada as a teen with his English mother and Canadian father when he was only fourteen. Once he completed his studies of art in both Hamilton and Toronto he began to work at Grip Limited from 1895 to 1911 along with other members of the Group of Seven. The Group of Seven was officially formed in 1920 and MacDonald was considered its founding father. MacDonald passed away in the fall of 1932) {http://www.arthistoryarchive.com/arthistory/canadian/JEH-MacDonald.html}
    • found: Wikipedia, July 28, 2015 (J.E.H. MacDonald; born James Edward Hervey MacDonald, May 12, 1873, Durham, England; died November 26, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; nationality: English-Canadian; known for: painting; movement: Group of Seven; In 1887 at the age of 14, he emigrated with his family to Hamilton, Ontario; 1889, they moved again to Toronto, where he studied commercial art and became active in the Toronto Art Student League; continued his training at the Central Ontario School of Art and Design; in 1895, MacDonald took a position as a commercial designer at Grip Ltd; Donald worked as a designer at Grip Ltd until 1903, then at Carlton Studio in London from 1903 to 1907, and returned to Grip Ltd in 1907; in 1911, MacDonald resigned his designer position at Grip Ltd and moved with his wife and child to Thornhill, Ontario to pursue a career as a landscape artist; in 1920, MacDonald co-founded the Group of Seven, which dedicated itself to promoting a distinct Canadian art developed through direct contact with the Canadian landscape; from 1928 until his death MacDonald served as the Principal of the Ontario College of Art; died in Toronto on November 26, 1932) {https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._E._H._MacDonald}
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