John Arthur Fraser
(1838 - 1898)
John Arthur Fraser was active/lived in Ontario, New York / Canada. John Fraser is known for mountain landscape and portrait painting, photography, illustration.
Biography John Arthur Fraser
John Arthur Fraser RCA, OSA, ASPWC, SCA, NYWC, AWCS (AKA: J.A. Fraser, AKA: J.A. Frazer) was a very important 19th-century Canadian painter, photographer, illustrator, printmaker, educator and leader in the artist community. He was a founder of the Ontario Society of Artists  and a charter member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. Virtually every Canadian art history book discuses his work, and examples of it are in most Canadian museums. Attached below is a biography prepared by Professor Dennis Reid courtesy of the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online.
FRASER, JOHN ARTHUR, artist, businessman, and educator; b. 9 Jan. 1838 in London, England, one of five children of John Fraser of Ports
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