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Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté

Oak Ridge


Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté
Arthabaska, Quebec, 1869 – Daytona Beach, Florida, 1937


Oak Ridge




Oil on canvas


47.5 x 83 cm


Gift of Claire Gohier and Brian Levitt in honour of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts' 150th anniversary, inv. 2010.27


Quebec and Canadian Art

From late summer of 1908 to early winter of 1909, Suzor-Coté was the guest of the rich American Thomas Fortune Ryan (1851-1928) at Oak Ridge, his rural estate in Lovington, Virginia. The artist painted four murals representing spectacular views of the site and its buildings. In the same Neo-Impressionist style as the murals, the Museum’s painting presents another view of Oak Ridge.

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