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A.J Casson ,White Pine, Group of Seven, Print on Canvas
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A.J Casson ,White Pine, Group of Seven, Print on Canvas

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Sold Date: 12/13/2005
Channel: Retail
Source: Tias

A. J. Casson ( 1898-1992 ), member of the famous ' Group of Seven ' Canadian Artists.
Signed ,print on Canvas , wooden framed.
Framed Size: 29" x 24" . Canvas Image: 23.5" x 18.5" .
Excellent Condition , minor frame wear, ready to hang.
In the early 1990's A.J Casson original sketches were selling between $16,000. and $18,000. and a large canvases $150,000. to $200,000. Currently signed prints sell in the $ 500-700 range each.
Alfred Joseph Casson: Biography Born in Toronto,Onataio, Canada began to study art with J.S. Gordon at Hamilton Technical School and was apprenticed to a lithographer. Returned to Toronto in 1916 and studied with Harry Britton at the Ontario College of Art; also at the Central Technical School. Met Franklin Carmichael in 1919 and worked with him at Sampson & Mathews, as a commercial artist. Became a member of the Group of Seven in 1926 ( to replace Frank Johnston who had resigned ) and a founding member of the Canadian Group of Painters, 1933. A.R.C.A. in 1926, R.C.A. in 1939, P.R.C.A. 1948 - 52. His paintings hang in every important private, corporate and public collection across Canada, including the National Gallery of Canada. He died in Toronto.
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