Sir Daniel Wilson (1816-1892), Ambidextrous Polymath

By: Stacey, Robert

Price: $52.00

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Book Condition: Fine

4to - 29 x 20 cm.; 222 pp. An exhibition catalogue featuring 40 colour plus a number of b/w photos of Wilson's watercolours, many painted on his annual summer canoe trips into the Canadian wilderness. Wilson was the University of Toronto's first president and a man of many talents - engraving, anthropology, history, poetry, literary criticism, plus he could paint with either hand. This catalogue is extensive and includes the following articles: Daniel Wilson: A Biographical Introduction by Elizabeth Hulse; "In Some Form, My Life-Pursuit": Daniel Wilson as Artist by Robert Stacey; Daniel Wilson on J.M.W. Turner; Daniel Wilson on Paul Kane; On the Many Sketches of Toronto Blockhouses by Stephen A. Otto. Also a chronology, references, index. A new, unused copy.

Title: Sir Daniel Wilson (1816-1892), Ambidextrous Polymath

Author Name: Stacey, Robert


Publisher: Toronto, Canada, University of Toronto Art Centre.: 2001

ISBN Number: 0772706506

ISBN Number 13: 9780772706508

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 21580

Keywords: Canada, Art, Exhibits Sir Daniel Wilson, Watercolour Paul Kane, Blockhouses J. M. W. Turner, University of Toronto