EDWIN HEADLEY HOLGATE RCA, CGP, CSGA

(1892-1977)
Serigraph signed “E.H.” in the screen
Titled: “Quebec Farm 1931”
Archivally Matted and Framed in a hand carved W. M. Mitchell style frame.
Size – w: 4 ¾ in. x h: 3 ¾ in.
$1200. CDN.

This is one of a series of 43 serigraphs done in 1931 for Coutts/Hallmark Christmas cards.
Twenty-six of Canada’s leading artist were asked to contribute to this series which was known as:
Painters of Canada”



Edwin Holgate

 

Edwin Holgate

 

Edwin Holgate

 

HOLGATE, Edwin Headley RCA, CGP, CSGA, Group of Seven 1929

Edwin was born in Allandale, Ontario in 1892 and studied at the Art Association of Montreal and under Maurice Cullen in summers as well as many other famous artist in Quebec and Paris, France.

He painted Quebec rural farming scenes, streetscapes and figures and is particularly known for his nudes. He also created fine woodcuts and silkscreens and he often signed his work only with his initials. He was member of the Group of Seven between 1929-33 and was a founding member of the highly respected Beaver Hall Hill Group.

Holgate was commissioned as war artist in 1943. He exhibited at the Royal Canadian Academy, with the Group of Seven and at the Art Association of Montreal. His work is in all the prestigious galleries and collections around the world.

 

Edwin died in 1977.

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