Let the work of the the Group of Seven be your inspiration for your own holiday to Canada.
Painting by Tom Thomson, The Jack Pine, 1916 1917, Oil on canvas, 127.9 x 139.8 cm, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Photo © NGC.
The landscapes of Ontario as well as the rest of Canada feature heavily in the artwork of the Group of Seven, a set of Canadian artists of the 1920s who produced a number of impressionist-style paintings depicting the Muskoka region and Algonquin Park, as well as other locations throughout Ontario and nationwide.
Works by the Group of Seven are returning to Britain for the first time since the 1920's at:
Dulwich Picture Gallery
19 October 2011 – 8 January 2012
Permanent collections of artwork by the Group of Seven can be found in Toronto’s Art Gallery of Ontario, Ottawa’s National Gallery of Canada and the excellent McMichael Canadian Art Collection which is located just north of Toronto.
Discover for yourself the simple beauty and vibrant colours of Canada's striking landscapes that so inspired the works of the Group of Seven.
The following itineraries have been specially selected to compliment individual paintings, each representing a different region of Canada. As tailor-made specialists to Canada we can create or adapt the itinerary that best suits your interests, budget and time available ensuring you get the most out of your holiday. Whether you wish to travel independently or as part of a group let us book all your travel arrangements from flights and city extensions to just about every type of ground arrangement.
Painting: Frederick Horsman Varley, Stormy Weather, Georgian Bay, 1921, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa © Varley Art Gallery, Town of Markham, Photo © NGC
Ontario Art Explorer
Painting: Tom Thomson, The Jack Pine, 1916 1917, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Photo © NGC
Winter Adventure in Quebec
Painting: A Y Jackson, Wayside Cross, Saint-Urbaine, 1929, reproduced courtesy of the Estate of the late Dr Naomi Jackson Groves.
Manitoba Wilderness Experience
Painting: Frank Johnston, Serenity-Lake of the Woods, 1922 reproduced courtesy of the Estate of Frank H. Johnston, Private collection.
Rocky Mountains in Depth
Painting: J.E.H. MacDonald, Lake O’Hara, 1929, The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
Ultimate Pacific Coast Explorer
Painting: Frederick Horsman Varley, West Coast Sunset, Vancouver, c.1926, The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
If you would like to discuss the best holiday option to suit you, please contact our team of travel specialists. With first hand experience they can provide information and advice to help you choose.
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