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Paul Kane

 (1810 - 1871)
Paul Kane was active/lived in Ontario / Canada.  Paul Kane is known for Indian genre, portrait and landscape painting.

Biography  
Paul Kane


The following, at the suggestion of Dan McWilliams of Vancouver BC, is from the website: collections.ic.gc.ca/heirloom_series/volume5/266-271.htm

"Paul Kane: Wandering Frontier Artist 1810-1871" by Mel James

When a British army officer recommended Paul Kane to Hudson Bay governor Sir George Simpson, he wrote that Kane "would return from the west with a portfolio of sketches not much inferior to [George] Catlin/s in variety and greatly superior in truth."  Simpson also received a letter from his Hudson Bay agent at Sault Ste. Marie praising Kanes work and assuring him that the artist "was prepared for the hardships of travel in the west."

After he met Kane in 1846, Sir George issued instructions to Hudson Bay offi  ...  Displaying 750 of 11613 characters.



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About  Paul Kane

Born:  1810 - Mallow, County Cork, Ireland
Died:   1871 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Known for:  Indian genre, portrait and landscape painting