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A concise history of Canadian painting

Author: Dennis R Reid
Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario, Canada : Oxford University Press, [2012], ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
Art historian and curator Dennis Reid presents the history of Canadian art from the seventeenth century to the new millennium.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis R Reid
ISBN: 9780195444568 0195444566
OCLC Number: 847331444
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxii, 506 pages : colour illustrations, colour portraits ; 27 cm
Contents: 1. Painting in New France 1665-1760 --
2. Painting in British North America 1760-1860 --
3. French-speaking artists in Montreal 1785-1830 and Quebec 1820-1860 --
4. Paul Kane and Cornelius Krieghoff 1845-1865 --
5. English immigrant artists in Canada West 1850-1870 --
6. Landscape painters in Montreal and Toronto 1860-1890 --
7. The 'French' period in Canadian art 1880-1915 --
8. Homer Watson and Ozias Leduc 1880-1930 --
9. The Canadian Art Club 1907-1915 --
10. Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven 1913-1931 --
11. Emily Carr, LeMoine FitzGerald, and David Milne 1912-1950 --
12. The Canadian Group of Painters 1933-1945 --
13. John Lyman and the Contemporary Arts Society 1939-1948 --
14. Paul-Émile Borduas and Les Automatistes 1946-1960 --
15. Painters Eleven 1953-1960 --
16. A continuing tradition 1955-1965 --
17. The death and rebirth of painting 1965-1980 --
18. Creative diversity 1980-2000.
Other Titles: Canadian painting
Responsibility: Dennis Reid.


Originally published in 1973, A Concise History of Canadian Painting has become the definitive volume on Canadian art. Now in its third edition, it remains an invaluable narrative history of Canadian  Read more...
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