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PostSubject: ARTHUR LISMER: PAINTER & EDUCATOR   Thu May 23, 2013 1:01 am

Born into a working-class Unitarian family amidst the fog and factory smoke of Sheffield, England, Arthur Lismer was eventually to find fame as a young, impressionist painter of the Canadian countryside. Considered by many a place of industrial ugliness, Sheffield may have inspired in Lismer the desire to celebrate what bastions of untouched nature remained in the world. As a boy, he took lonely hikes through the English countryside, on shorelines of sharp cliffs and on the borders of bellowing seas and narrow fjords. On these trips Arthur took his sketching books and his paints, recording day by day the limitless incantations of the moody and weather-filled seascapes.

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