Harold Mortimer-Lamb: The Art Lover

October 1, 2013|
Harold Mortimer-Lamb: The Art Lover by Robert Amos
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Harold Mortimer-Lamb's name is in the index of almost every book written on the history of Canadian art, yet his place in that world has never been clear. Photographer, writer, painter, promoter—he was a man of many parts and the ideal patron and friend to some of Canada's most famous artists, including A.Y. Jackson, Emily Carr, and Jack Shadbolt. At the centre of his story are his relationships with painter Frederick Varley and young student Vera Weatherbie, whom Mortimer-Lamb, at the age of seventy, eventually married, when she was just thirty. Profusely illustrated with his photos, paintings, and the art he collected, Harold Mortimer-Lamb: The Art Lover brings into focus an unknown chapter in Canadian art history.

Robert Amos, a writer and artist, was the art writer for the Victoria Times Colonist since 1986 and has published eight books on art including E. J. Hughes Paints Vancouver Island. Robert has painted thousands of pictures of the urban landscape and specializes in commissioned paintings of homes and gardens. Robert has been the artist i...
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Title:Harold Mortimer-Lamb: The Art Lover
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:192 pages, 9 X 7.25 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 9 X 7.25 X 0.5 in
Published:October 1, 2013
Publisher:TouchWood Editions
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771510189

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