Title: Our Own Country Canada : Being an Account of the National Aspirations of the Principal Landscape Artists in Montreal and Toronto 1860-1890. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher:  National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1979, ISBN:0888843607
Seller ID: 34765
REID, Dennis. "Our Own Country Canada" : Being an Account of the National Aspirations of the Principal Landscape Artists in Montreal and Toronto 1860-1890. (Ottawa) : National Gallery of Canada/ National Museums of Canada, 1979. First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xvi,(2),1-454,(4). Illustrated with 179 black & white plates. Large 8vo, dark grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Design: Frank Newfeld. Contents: Part I: 1860-1873: Montreal: 1. The British Community and the Foundation of the Art Association of Montreal; 2. Landscape, Photography and Painting: 1860-1867; 3. Landscape Painters in the GermanCommunity: 1860-1865; 4. The Response to Immigration and the Founding of t he Society of Canadian Artists: 1867; 5. The Major Landscape Painters and Photographers to 1873; 6. The Depression: 1873-1878. Part II: 1873-1880: Toronto: 7. National Aspirations and the Foundation of the Ontario Society of Artists; 8. The Major Landscape Artists to 1873; 9. The Major Landscape Artists: 1873-1880. Part III: 1880-1890: The Dominion: 10. A New National Forum, the Federal Presence; 11. Fraser and O'Brien in Conflict: 1880-1885; 12.Those Who Faced East: 1880-1890; 13. Western Landscape and the CPR; 14. Th e End of an Era: 1886-1890. With index. Faint soiling to spine, else very good in lightly nicked dustjacket. 40.00