Art Collection: Works

TITLE: Unknown ACCESSION # 2000.073.1

ARTIST: Marmaduke Matthews R.C.A., P.O.S.A. (1837-1913)

Marmaduke Matthews was born in Barcheston, England in 1837. He grew up in Fifield, Oxfordshire and studied art under T.M. Richardson at Oxford. In 1860, he emigrated to Canada and settled as an artist on the outskirts of Toronto. He traveled widely in both Canada and the United States. He was involved in both the O.C.A. as well as the R.C.A. He also traveled out west in order to paint along the CPR line for Sir William Van Horne. In 1891, he purchased several acres in Toronto in the Bathurst-Davenport area and along with a colleague developed an artists' colony of residential homes known as Wychwood Park.

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DATE OF ARTWORK:

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OBJECT TYPE: Painting, Watercolour

PHOTO: No

HEIGHT: 40.4 cm WIDTH: 55.5 cm

LOCATION: Wilson Reading Room in Kerr House, Traill College

  • For a map of the art pieces in the Wilson Reading Room see the "Wilson Reading Room" file.

DESCRIPTION: Figure in sailboat in small cove. Colours used: greens, greys, blues, brown, yellow, white, red. Glazed, double matted - off-white over gold gilt mat, frame is plaster or gesso over wood, with gold leaf gilding. 

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OTHER WORKS IN THE TUAC BY THIS ARTIST:

Stoney Lake Series

Untitled

Untitled

Western Canadian

Railway Encampment

Accession No. 2000.012.1

Accession No. 2000.020.1

Accession No. 2000.032.1

Accession No. 2000.025.1

  • For information on how Trent acquired these work see "The History of the Goodman Collection" file

OTHER RESOURCES AT TRENT UNIVERSITY ABOUT THIS ARTIST: none available

WORKS BY THIS ARTIST IN OTHER CANADIAN COLLECTIONS:

University Of Lethbridge

  • Near Field, B.C. 1899

Watercolour, 19 ½" x 29 ¼"

http://home.uleth.ca/sfa-gal/collections/Historical/Matt.field.html

Art Gallery of Hamilton

http://www.artgalleryofhamilton.on.ca/edu/singArt.asp?artID=5

Museum London

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