Thomas Wilberforce Mitchell

Listed Canadian Artist: (1879-1958)
Sight Size: h. 10 3/4" x w. 13 1/2" Oil on Masonite
Signed: Recto lower left
Encased: within a new frame (2018)
Overall Condition: Clean and varnished with no surface condition issues.

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Thomas Mitchell

 

Thomas Mitchell

 

Thomas Mitchell Signature

 

Mitchell Verso

 

Thomas Wilberforce Mitchell

Thomas Mitchell PhotoThomas was born in Clarksburg, Ontario. He grew up in the apple orchid and juice business whose family started Mitchell's Apple Juice products in Thornbury, Ontario. He went on to study art under William Cruickshank, George Reid and Fred Challener at the Central Ontario School of Art in Toronto and furthered his studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia.

Tom worked in oil and watercolours and is widely known for his landscapes especially in the Geogian Bay area.

Thomas worked as a commercial artist with Brigdens in Toronto and as a book and magazine illustrator for the Toronto Star and Macleans magazine and other private authors.

 

He was President of the Society of Graphic Artists and exhibited with the Art Association of Montreal and the Royal Canadian Academy and was a member of the Arts and Letters Club, Toronto. His work is in the collection of the National Gallery of Canada.

 

Thomas passed away in Barrie, Ontario in 1958.


Painting Ref No: 6BOEX14SY-S/TBOEX

 

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