Laura Adeline Muntz-Lyall
(1860 - 1930)
Laura Adeline Muntz-Lyall was active/lived in New York, Ontario / Canada. Laura Muntz Lyall is known for impressionist figure, portrait and interior painting.
National Gallery of Canada Collection
by Harold Mortimer-Lamb, c.1907.
Biography Laura Adeline Muntz-Lyall
Laura Adeline Muntz (AKA: Laura Adeline Muntz Lyall, AKA: Laura Muntz
Lyall) is considered to be the first Canadian woman artist to receive
recognition outside Canada for her work (see awards below); and, in the
late 20th and early 21st century the image of her most famous painting,
Interesting Story, has become a ubiquitous poster and decorative print (1).
painter and teacher who was born in Radford, Warwickshire, England, and
died in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, she emigrated with her family to a
farm in the Muskoka District of Ontario (100 miles north of Toronto) in
1869. She subsequently lived in Hamilton, Ontario (c.1880 -
1901); Toronto (c.1901 - 1906); and Montreal, Quebec (1906 - 1915);
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