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Joachim Gauthier & Franklin Carmichael

1930s art Canadian Canadian history Franklin Carmichael Grace Lake Group of Seven Killarney Provincial Park La Cloche Northern Ontario

Joachim Gauthier & Franklin Carmichael

1928, 1929 and 1931 sketches by Joachim Gauthier of the Grace Lake and Willisville area. Joachin would have done these sketches while camping/painting/sketching with Franklin Carmichael of the Group of 7. Joachim took the famous photo of Carmichael at Grace Lake in October 1935. Joachim also painted/sketched/camped with A. J. Casson for 60+ years...The last photo is of Joachim & Cass at the Arts and Letters Club in Toronto in 1982.

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Painters in La Cloche

art Canadian Canadian history Grace Lake Killarney Provincial Park La Cloche Northern Ontario photography

Painters in La Cloche

Five members of the Group of Seven and many of their contemporaries painted in the Grace Lake, Whitefish Falls, Willisville and McGregor Bay areas of La Cloche. Franklin Carmichael, A. J. Casson, A. Y. Jackson, Arthur Lismer and J. E. H. McDonald painted and stayed in the area at different times from the 1920s until the 1960s. Joachin Gauthier, York Wilson, Sir Fredrick Banting and Isabel McLaughlin are just a few of the artists who painted with them. A partial list of La Cloche painters is available on the lacloche.ca website by clicking here. http://lacloche.ca/artists.html In 1936 members of the...

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