(1838/1839 - 1881)
Frederick S. Barnjum was active/lived in Quebec / Canada, England. Frederick Barnjum is known for realist figure, genre, landscape, marine, rural scene painting.
Photo by William Notman, courtesy of McCord Museum (1863).
Biography Frederick Barnjum
Frederick S. Barnjum (1838/1839 - 1888) (1)
A colonial and post-colonial Canadian painter, Frederick S. Barnjum was born in Suffolk, England. He immigrated to Montreal, Canada in 1859, where he lived the rest of his life and died. Barnjum is primarily known as the first physical education instructor at McGill University, Montreal, and as the founder of "The Montreal Gymnasium Club", home of what developed into the Montreal Amateur Athletics Association, Canada's first organization to administer sport founded in 1881. He was also a major in the Prince of Wales Regiment and a veteran of the Fenian Raids of 1866 and 1870. Fifty-two of his paintings and drawings are in Canadian museums. (2)(3)(4)
His mediums were oil, watercolor,
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