J.E.H. MacDonald R.C.A.

Backyard in Winter, 1912

oil on board
6.5x9 in.

signed and dated ’12 lower right

The Eight Members of the Group of Seven, The Arts and Letters Club of Toronto, May 19-22, 2009


In the autumn of 1918 Group of Seven members J.E.H. MacDonald, Lawren Harris and Frank Johnston, made the first of their renowned boxcar trips to Algoma with patron Dr. MacCallum. Lawren Harris was able to convince the Algoma Central Railway to lend them a boxcar, which was sidelined from the…