A.Y. Jackson | the artist
The artist A.Y. Jackson
Pseudonym: Alexander Young Jackson
Born Oct 3 1882, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Died Apr 5 1974, Kleinburg, Ontario, .
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The Entrance to Halifax Harbour
A.Y. Jackson is the man often regarded as the leading advocate for the Group of Seven
Works in the collection of the National Gallery of Canada
Group of Seven founding members Harris and MacDonald were sufficiently impressed by Jacksons work that, in 1913, they invited him to move to Toronto. The following year, he shared space with Thomson in the Studio Building on Severn Street, remaining there until 1955, when he re-located to the Ottawa area…