Maud Lewis

Digby Gut, c. late 1940s

oil on board
9x12 in.

Manuge Galleries, Halifax;
Private collection

Maud Lewis (1903-1970) was born to John and Agnes Dowley on the Yarmouth and Acadian Shore of Nova Scotia. Although there is some debate about her exact birth place, recent research has revealed that Maud was born in the town of Yarmouth, NS. As a child, Maud spent most of…