Biographical Index of Artists in Canada

By Evelyn de R. McMann

© 1990

This index has been compiled as a quick reference guide to biographies of almost 8,800 professional and amateur artists active in Canada from the seventeenth century to the present. The artists represent 42 professional categories, from animation to topography. In addition to Canadian artists, the index has entires on more than 800 British, American, and European artists, all of whom spent part of their careers in Canada.
Each entry provides the artist's name, date and place of birth and death (or years the artist flourished, if birth and death dates are unavailable), nationality (if not Canadian), type of artist (major medium/media used), and sources in which biographical information may be found. Several hundred cross-references link the various names used by some artists during the course of their careers.
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  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 250 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.0in x 9.0in
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  • PUBLISHED DEC 1990

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This index has been compiled as a quick reference guide to biographies of almost 8,800 professional and amateur artists active in Canada from the seventeenth century to the present. The artists represent 42 professional categories, from animation to topography.

Biographical Index of Artists in Canada

By Evelyn de R. McMann

© 1990

This index has been compiled as a quick reference guide to biographies of almost 8,800 professional and amateur artists active in Canada from the seventeenth century to the present. The artists represent 42 professional categories, from animation to topography. In addition to Canadian artists, the index has entires on more than 800 British, American, and European artists, all of whom spent part of their careers in Canada.
Each entry provides the artist's name, date and place of birth and death (or years the artist flourished, if birth and death dates are unavailable), nationality (if not Canadian), type of artist (major medium/media used), and sources in which biographical information may be found. Several hundred cross-references link the various names used by some artists during the course of their careers.
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Product Details

  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 250 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.0in x 9.0in
  • Author Information

    Evelyn de R. McMann retired in 1978, having been responsible for indexing Canadian art for the Fine Arts and Music Division of the Vancouver Public Library for fourteen years. Her previous books include Royal Canadian Academy of Art: Exhibitions and members, 1880-1979 and Candian Who's Who Index 1898-1984.

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