Group of Seven - boxed Season's Greetings cards
Twenty assorted 5 x 7 in. holiday cards (5 each of 4 designs) with envelopes in a decorative box.
Printed on recycled paper
Published with McMichael Canadian Art Collection
Schooled in French impressionism and filled with national pride, a small community of artists came together in 1920 to form the Group of Seven, whose objective was to produce distinctly Canadian imagery. The impetus for this association was Lawren S. Harris (1885–1970), who firmly believed in the need for a national art movement, and when the Group organized, a spiritual eighth member was present: Tom Thomson (1877–1917), the artist and outdoorsman around whom the others had originally gathered before his untimely death. Through their spectacular paintings and adventurous spirit, these celebrated artists have shaped Canadian art and identity.Contains five each of the following holiday cards: Lawren S. Harris, Snow Fantasy, c. 1917 Tom Thomson, Snow in the Woods, 1916 Lawren S. Harris, Icebergs, Davis Strait, 1930 Tom Thomson, Silver Birches, 1915–1916