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Manly MacDonald

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Manly E. MacDonald (1889-1971) - Interpreter of Old Ontario by Charles Beale and published in 2010, has sold over 1,400 copies. Reeves Hall Art & Antiques will be the sole distributor of the remaining books in 2018. 

The  last signed copies will be sold ‘in house' for $ 60.00 taxes included. In addition, oil paintings and etchings by MacDonald are for sale at Reeves Hall. Card sets, reminiscent of the Coutts-Hallmark series in which MacDonald participated are also for sale in sets of 8 blank cards with envelopes at $ 12.00 taxes included. Reeves Hall Art & Antiques actively buys and sells Manly MacDonald paintings. 

Manly Edward MacDonald (1889 - 1971)

  • Born at Pointe Anne, Ontario
  • 1910 attended the Albright Art School Buffalo
  • 1912-13 to Boston School of Fine Arts
  • 1914 enrolled at Ontario College of Art, Toronto
  • 1918 granted Royal Canadian Travelling Scholarship in Europe
  • Elected member of the Ontario Society of Artists (OSA) and the Royal Canadan Academy RCA)
  • Taught art at OCA from 1946-1960's
  • 1948 made full Academician of RCA (ARCA)
  • Resigned from OSA in 1951 over "creeping modernism" in Canadian art circles
  • 1958 became a founding member of Ontario Institute of Painters (OIP)
  • 1959 commissioned to paint Toronto's waterfront as a gift to Queen Elizabeth II
  • Accomplished portrait painter
  • Landscapes and mills used by Coutts Hallmark/Hallmark for Canadian Christmas Card Series
  • After 4 decades of painting on approximately 2000 canvasses, dies in Toronto, age 82

Appraisals for the art of Manly E. MacDonald by Charles accepted for insurance purposes

Buying & Selling paintings, etchings & portraits by Manly E. MacDonald & other Canadian Artists

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View 'The Life & Times of Manly MacDonald' on YouTube, produced by Charles Beale