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Lionel FitzGerald

 (1890 - 1956)
Lionel LeMoine (LLF or L.L.) FitzGerald was active/lived in Manitoba / Canada.  Lionel FitzGerald is known for landscape painting.

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Lionel FitzGerald


Lionel Fitzgerald was best known as the "Painter of the Prairies," even though he painted mostly in his immediate surroundings. A member of the Group of Seven, Fitzgerald was born in Winnipeg in 1890.

He spent his summers on his grandmother's farm in the south of Manitoba where he developed his love of prairies. He left school at fourteen and worked for a wholesale druggist before feeling the urge to draw and become a full-time artist. He studied art in Winnipeg, New York and Pittsburgh and later taught at the Winnipeg School of Art in 1924. The National Gallery purchased a scene of "Late Fall, Manitoba" in 1918, and his work was mostly known from being in shows.

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About  Lionel FitzGerald

Born:  1890 - Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
Died:   1956
Known for:  landscape painting