Independent Spirit: Early Canadian Women Artists by A. K. Prakash

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folio. pp. 409. Profusely illustrated. biblio. Index. boards. dw. Richmond Hill & Buffalo: Firefly books, [2008]. 

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Independent Spirit celebrates women artists in Canada from the eighteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. Drawing on rarely seen paintings in private collections, as well as exquisite pieces from public galleries, A.K. Prakash offers a unique and inspired selection of work by women artists who changed the face of Canadian art.


Artists featured include:

Emily Carr, Florence Carlyle, Paraskeva Clark, Emily Coonan, Rody Kenny Courtice, Kathleen Daly, Mary Bell Eastlake, Marcelle Ferron, Mary Riter Hamilton, Prudence Heward, Frances Anne Hopkins, Yvonne McKague Housser, Simone Hudon-Beaulac, Frances Jones, Maud Lewis, Mabel Lockerby, Marion Long, Laura Muntz, Lyall, Pegi Nicol MacLeod, Margaret Campbell MacPherson, Mabel May, Florence McGillivray, Helen McNicoll, Kathleen Moir Morris, Lilias Torrance Newton, Sophie Pemberton, Christiane Pflug, Sarah Robertson, Anne Savage, Charlotte Schreiber, Ethel Seath, Regina Seiden, Henrietta Shore, Jori Smith, Elizabeth Wyn Wood and Florence Wyle