ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON  RCA, OSA, CSPWC, CGP

Listed Canadian Artist: (1898 - 1992)
Hand Pulled Serigraph: Silkscreen ca. 1940
Signed: Signed in screen.
Sight size: w. 8 in. by h. 10 in.
Title Known As: "Frog on a Lily Pad" from Sampson Matthews series
Print Condition: Pristine with no condition issues
Recently Framed & Matted: with archival, rag content and acid-free materials throughout

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A. J. Casson Lily Pad

 

Casson Signature

 

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CASSON, Alfred Joseph RCA, OSA, CSPWC, CGP

 

A. J. Casson ImageAlfred was born in Toronto in 1898 and studied art at Ryerson and Hamilton Technical School continuing on to study at the Ontario College of Art under J. W. Beatty. He apprenticed as assistant designer to Franklin Carmichael with whom he and F. H. Brigden later founded the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour in 1925.

He became a member of the Group of Seven in 1926 replacing Franz Johnston when he left the Group. He exhibited in most OSA and CSPWC exhibitions as well as the later exhibitions of the Group of Seven. Casson exhibited at the RCA between 1922 and 1966 and became very well known as a serigraphic print maker.

 

He is represented in the Art Gallery of Ontario, the University of Toronto, the National Gallery of Canada and many other public and private collections world wide.

 

Alfred Casson died in 1992.


Print Ref No: 2TTO08EB-S/NOEX

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