James Edward Hervey MacDonald

1873-1932 Canada-"Group of Seven"

 

Brief Biography-James Edward Hervey MacDonald was born in Durham, England, in 1873. The family moved to Canada when he was a teenager. MacDonald studied in Hamilton and Toronto. He was made head designer at the Grip Design Company in Toronto, and he worked for a time in London, where he was impressed by the art he encountered there. In Canada, he was a founder of the 'Group of Seven', a group of artists who had worked together at the Grip Company; they were devoted to painting Canadian landscapes in various mountainous locations. In his last years, MacDonald was principal of the College of Art in Ontario. His son Thoreau became a successful artist and illustrator.

 

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Rapid in the North

A rapid in the North

Tangled Garden

The Tangled Garden

Thompson's Rapids

Thompson's Rapids Magnetawan River

The Lonely North

The Lonely North

Autumn Algoma

Autumn Algoma

Autumn Colour

Autumn colour Rock and Maple

Montreal River

Falls |Montreal River

Tracks and Traffic

Rocks and Treafic

Early Evening Winter

Early Evening Winter

Dark Autumn-

Dark Autumn-Rocky Mountains

Goat-Range-Rocky-

Goat-Range-Rocky-Mountains

Lake McArthur-

Lake McArthur-Yoho Park

Mount Lefroy

Mount Lefroy

Logs-on-Gatineau

Logs-on-the-Gatineau

Mountain-Snowfall-

Mountain-Snowfall-Lake-Oesa

The Solemn Land

The Solemn Land

the little falls

the little falls

The Supply Boat

The Supply Boat

mist fantasy

mist fantasy

autumn leaves

autumn leaves