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Franklin Carmichael (1890 - 1945) Church at Bancroft, The Church at Whitefish Falls, Northern Ontario signed, dated indistinctly 1930, titled, priced $350, watercolour, 44cm x 53cm  Franklin Carmichael was born May 4th, 1890 to Scottish-Canadian parents in Orillia, Ontario.  Carmichael studied with William Cruickshank and George Reid.  Franklin apprenticed as a commercial artist for Grip Ltd., an advertising agency. It was here that he met Tom Thomson, Arthur Lismer, J. E. MacDonald and Frederick Varley. They joined together to form a group of painters, which included Tom Thomson.  His mediums of choice were watercolour and oil which he used to depict scenes of northern Ontario landscapes.  In 1925 he founded the Ontario Society for Painters in Watercolour, along with two other painters: A.J. Casson and F. H. Brigden. Then in 1933 joined the Canadian Group of Painters. Despite being the youngest in the group, he was president of The Group of Seven from 1932 to 1934
sold for £85000.00

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Franklin Carmichael (1890 - 1945) Church at Bancroft, The Church at Whitefish Falls, Northern Ontario signed, dated indistinctly 1930, titled, priced $350, watercolour, 44cm x 53cm Franklin Carmichael was born May 4th, 1890 to Scottish-Canadian parents in Orillia, Ontario. Carmichael studied with William Cruickshank and George Reid. Franklin apprenticed as a commercial artist for Grip Ltd., an advertising agency. It was here that he met Tom Thomson, Arthur Lismer, J. E. MacDonald and Frederick Varley. They joined together to form a group of painters, which included Tom Thomson. His mediums of choice were watercolour and oil which he used to depict scenes of northern Ontario landscapes. In 1925 he founded the Ontario Society for Painters in Watercolour, along with two other painters: A.J. Casson and F. H. Brigden. Then in 1933 joined the Canadian Group of Painters. Despite being the youngest in the group, he was president of The Group of Seven from 1932 to 1934

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