A. Y. Jackson June 3, 2019

The Group of Seven was, perhaps, the single most influential factor in the development of 20th Century Canadian art. A.Y. Jackson, was one of its founding members. A.Y. Jackson was born on October 3, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec. His father abandoned the family, so, at age twelve, Jackson went to work at a lithography company to help his mother feed the family. It was here that he acquired his interest in art, and began his…

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