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Painting place : the life and work of David B. Milne

Painting place : the life and work of David B. Milne

Author: David P Silcox; David Milne
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"David P. Silcox's eagerly awaited biography of David B. Milne (1882-1953) tells the remarkable story of one of Canada's great artists and his work. This book has been very much a labour of love by Silcox, a love for the work of the artist and an appreciation of his ideas. Lavishly illustrated and based on many years of research, Painting Place provides a perceptive analysis of Milne's work, both the paintings and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Silcox, David P.
Painting place.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1996
(DLC) 97102951
Named Person: David Milne; David Milne; David Milne; David Milne
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David P Silcox; David Milne
ISBN: 9781442678224 1442678224 1282029355 9781282029354 9786612029356 6612029358
OCLC Number: 244766939
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 423 pages) : illustrations (some color), portraits
Contents: 1. Mother's Garden: Burgoyne and Paisley, 1882-1903 --
2. The Defiant Maple: New York, 1903-1910 --
3. Billboards: New York, 1911-1916 --
4. Village in the Valley: Boston Corners, 1916-1918 --
5. The Road to Passchendaele: Canada, Britain, France, and Belgium, 1918-1919 --
6. White, the Waterfall: Boston Corners and Alander, 1919-1920 --
7. Across the Lake: Dart's Lake and Mount Riga, 1921-1923 --
8. Winter Carnival: Ottawa, 1923-1924 --
9. Black House: Big Moose Lake and Lake Placid, 1924-1929 --
10. Waterlilies and Etching Table: Temagami and Weston, 1929-1930 --
11. Village Spread Out: Palgrave, 1930-1933 --
12. Earth, Sky, and Water: Six Mile Lake, 1933-1937 --
13. Stars over Bay Street: Six Mile Lake and Toronto, 1937-1940 --
14. Rites of Autumn: Uxbridge, 1940-1946 --
15. Leaves in the Wind: Baptiste Lake, 1947-1953 --
16. Epilogue: 1953 and after.
Responsibility: David P. Silcox.
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A biography of one of Canada's greatest artists, lavishly illustrated and based on years of research by a leading historian. David Milne (1882-1952) is recognized as one of the most innovative and  Read more...


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'This handsome biography has abundant reproductions, beautifully laid out. It requires intense looking as well as reading. Ample margins let the watercolors and oils declare their own life. Silcox Read more...

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