Maurice Galbraith Cullen
|Birth name||Maurice Cullen|
|Born||6 June 1866
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
|Died||28 March 1934 (aged 67)
Chambly, Quebec, Canada
|Awards||Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1895|
Maurice Galbraith Cullen (1866–1934) was a Canadian landscape artist born June 6, 1866 in St. John's, Newfoundland. who died March 28, 1934, at Chambly, Québec. Cullen was known for his winter landscapes.
Life and Work
In 1870 his family moved to Montreal, Quebec. He travelled to Paris at the age of 22 to study painting, where he fell under the influence of the impressionists. Beginning in January 1918, Cullen served with Canadian forces in the First World War. He came to the attention of Lord Beaverbrook, who arranged for him to be commissioned as an "official war artist" along with Frederick Varley, J.W. Beatty and C. W. Simpson.
Legacies of Impressionism in Canada: Three Exhibitions, January 31 to April 19, 2009 Vancouver Art Gallery
- Royal Canadian Academy of Arts
- He was declared a Canadian Person of National Historic Significance in 1944.
- Cybermuse, Maurice Cullen, bio notes
- Davis, Ann. (1992). The Logic of Ecstasy: Canadian Mystical Painting, 1920–1940, p. 30., p. 30, at Google Books
- "Members since 1880". Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. Retrieved 11 September 2013.
- "Maurice Galbraith Cullen National Historic Person". Parks Canada. Retrieved 2010-04-02.
- Davis, Ann (1992). The Logic of Ecstasy: Canadian Mystical Painting, 1920–1940. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 10-ISBN 0802059163/13-ISBN 9780802059161; 10-ISBN 0802068618/13-ISBN 9780802068613; OCLC 26256269
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