Peter Clapham Sheppard

I thought that some of our Urban Sketchers would find this article from last weekend’s Globe and Mail interesting…

Peter Clapham Sheppard was an urban painter who was eclipsed by the Group of Seven in his day, when the movement towards the natural was highly popular. He died in relative obscurity. However, as society has become urbanized, his urban paintings are increasing in popularity and value…

As a side note, I often walked down Elizabeth Street as a student, and still do from time to time when visiting Toronto. By memory, some of the pictured buildings are still there.


3 thoughts on “Peter Clapham Sheppard”

  1. Thanks for the article. We sometimes feel like we are reinventing the wheel. LOL. I have ordered the book mentioned from the library.


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