J. E. H. MacDonald Goat Range Rocky Mountains - 1932

James Edward Hervey MacDonald (May 1873 – November known as J. MacDonald, was a Canadian artist and one of the founders of the Group of Seven who initiated the first major Canadian national art He was the father of illustrator Thoreau MacDonald.

J. E. H. MacDonald. 'Mount Oderay' 1930

MacDonald, Mount Oderay, 1930 Oil on canvas, 40 x cm © Collection: Ash K. Prakash Canadian Group of Seven

J.E.H. Macdonald - Nova Scotia Cove, 1922

MacDonald Nova Scotia Cove It could be Peggy's Cover or many other little nooks. Nova Scotia is a lovely place.

J E H MacDonald was born in Durham, England and moved to Canada at the age of fourteen. He trained as an artist in Hamilton and Toronto, pursuing a career in commercial art.In 1895 he joined the Grip Engraving Company in Toronto where he met and encouraged other staff members, including Tom Thomson, Frank Carmichael, Arthur Lismer and Fred Varley, to paint with him on weekends - laying the groundwork for what would later become Canada's famous Group of Seven.

J E H MacDonald was born in Durham, England and moved to Canada at the age of…

J.E.H. MacDonald, Dark Autumn, Rocky Mountains, 1920

JEH MacDonald - Dark Autumn, Rocky Mountains, oil on canvas, x cm. Collection of the National Gallery of Canada.

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