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Philip Henry Howard Surrey

 (1910 - 1990)
Philip Henry Howard Surrey was active/lived in Quebec, Manitoba / Canada.  Philip Surrey is known for painting, commercial art, draftsman, printmaking, teaching.

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Philip Henry Howard Surrey


Philip Henry Howard Surrey CM, LL.D., RCA, FCA, CAS, CSGA, EGP (1910 - 1990)

Philip Henry Howard Surrey (AKA: Philip Surrey) was an important Canadian painter, draftsman, commercial artist, journalist (1), printmaker and educator. Most exhibitions that examine 20th century Canadian art include his paintings, most comprehensive Canadian art history books illustrate and discuss his work, and most major Canadian museums have Philip Surrey pieces in their permanent collections.

He was born in Calgary, Alberta; lived in Winnipeg, Manitoba (1921 - 1924); Vancouver, B.C. (1924 - 1937); and Montreal, Quebec (1937 - 1990) where he died. (2)

His mediums include oil, watercolor, acrylic, gouache*, charcoal, cha  ...  Displaying 750 of 13832 characters.



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About  Philip Henry Howard Surrey

Born:  1910 - Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Died:   1990 - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Known for:  painting, commercial art, draftsman, printmaking, teaching