BRUCE MITCHELL

Listed Canadian Artist
(Active 1912 to 1993 - died 1995)
Verso: Titled in pencil on stretcher "Going Home"
Overall Condition: Clean, tight canvas, no craquelure, no surface condition issues
Oil on Canvas - ca. 1940
h: 18 in. by w: 24 in.

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Take note: This painting is an exceptionally fine work by Bruce Mitchell, son of Quebec painter and author, William Hutton Mitchell, and it is mounted in a 1940's period hand-carved and techiqued frame that subtly enhances its visual appeal.


Bruce Mitchell

 

Bruce Mitchell

 

Bruce Mitchell

 

MITCHELL, Bruce (1912 active to 1993)

 

Bruce was a well known Montreal artist who studied with his father, Wm. Hutton Mitchell, and at the Slade School in London England.

 

Working in oil he is best known for his Quebec landscapes which explore the effects of sunlight and shadows. His favourite subjects were logging in the Eastern Townships and winter in the Laurentians.

 

He exhibited at the Art Association of Montreal from 1939 onward. A portrait of Darcy McGee by Bruce Mitchell is in the collection of The Centre Block Parliament Building in Ottawa, and Bruce’s paintings are in many private and public collections across Canada.

 

Bruce died in Montreal in 1995.


Painting Ref No: 1AOEX10EB-S/TTEX

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