(1857 - 1925)
William Brymner was active/lived in Quebec, Ontario / Canada, Australia, Scotland. William Brymner is known for landscape, portrait and figure painting, teaching.
William Brymner was a painter, draftsman, muralist, illustrator and
very influential Canadian art educator. He was born in Greenlock,
Scotland. In 1857 his family emigrated to Melbourne, Quebec, 100
miles east of Montreal. They moved to Montreal in 1864, and then
to Ottawa, Ontario in 1872. Montreal was, again, his home in 1886
and for the rest of his life. He died while visiting Wallasey,
His mediums were oil, watercolour, charcoal, pastel, ink, graphite, and
mixed mediums. His subjects were figures in landscape,
landscapes, nudes, interiors, figures, genre and portraits. The
locations of the landscapes include the St. Lawrence River valley, the
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