Monday, June 30, 2008

Evening Prayer

Clarence Gagnon 1881-1942
Evening Prayer 1928-1933
Oil on paper 19.4 x 20.6 (cm)
McMichael Canadian Art Collection. Kleinburg, Ontario

Gagnon was born in a small village north of Montreal and educated in Montreal and Paris.

He is known primarily as a painter of rural scenes (especially winter ones) and as a book illustrator.