(1900 - 1994)
Charles Fraser Comfort was active/lived in Ontario, Manitoba / Canada. Charles Comfort is known for landscape and mural painting, illustration, printmaking, teaching.
Biography Charles Comfort
Charles Fraser Comfort OC, LLD, RCA, CGP, CSGA, CSPWC, FRSA, MSA, OSA (1900 - 1994)
"Be original, but not as original as can be." - Charles Fraser Comfort (1931). (1)
Fraser Comfort was a Canadian painter, printmaker, illustrator,
muralist, commercial artist, educator and a very prominent leader in
the national art community. He was Canada's Senior Official War
Artist during World War II, President of the Royal Canadian Academy of
Arts*, and the Director of the National Gallery of Canada.
Hundreds of his works are in Canadian museums and his numerous awards
and honors include one of Canada's highest, the Order of Canada*.
was born in Cramond, Scotland, now part of Edinburgh. H
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