(1898 - 1992)
Alfred Joseph Casson was active/lived in Ontario / Canada. Alfred Casson is known for landscape portrait painting, graphics.
Biography Alfred Casson
Alfred Joseph Casson was known for his watercolor paintings of small
communities in southern and central Ontario, Canada. He was one
of the members of the Group of Seven, active in the 1920s. He was
born in 1898 in Toronto, Ontario but grew up in Guelph and attended
school in Hamilton. He first saw the artwork of the unformed
Group of Seven when he and his family had returned to Toronto in 1916.
enrolled in art classes at the Central Technical School and worked as a
freelance commercial designer. At the commercial art firm of Rous
and Mann, Casson worked under the guidance of Franklin
Carmichael. Casson learned typography and graphics from
Carmichael, and the two often took sketching trips
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