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 Frank (Franz) Hans Johnston  (1888 - 1949)

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Lived/Active: Ontario / Canada      Known for: landscape, marine, illustrator

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BIOGRAPHY for Frank Johnston
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Birth
1888 (Toronto, Canada)
 
Death
1949

Lived/Active
Ontario / Canada




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landscape, marine, illustrator

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Active in Winnipeg and Toronto, Canada, Frank Johnston was briefly a member of the Group of Seven, led by Lawren Harris (1885-1970), which held to doctrines of painting that emphasized commitment to national subjects and spiritual interpretation of these subjects, frequently landscapes.

His style was impressionist, and one of his most successful paintings is titled "Fire-swept, Algoma" of 1920, which he completed on a painting trip to the wilderness of Ontario with Harris and J. W.G. (Jo (showing 500 of 1198 characters).



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