(1909 - 2001)
George Franklin Arbuckle was active/lived in Ontario, Quebec / Canada. George Arbuckle is known for urban and rural landscape and genre painting, illustration.
Biography George Arbuckle
Born in Toronto, Ontario, George Franklin Arbuckle attended the Ontario
College of Art (OCAD) where he studied with John William Beatty
(1869-1941). Following graduation from OCAD, he succeeded in
supporting himself through art: by selling his paintings and by
teaching at Northern Vocational School and Franz Johnston's Art School
at Georgian Bay.
Even during leaner times, he relied on his art to land a job as a
comercial artist, working in Montreal and Ottawa for the Bomac
Engravers. His special knowledge of historical subjects
contributed greatly to his stature as an illustrator.
paintings are often representational, peopled views of the rural and
urban landscape painted in varying degrees of r
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