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Ernest Aubin

View of the Life Class Studio at the Art Gallery, Montreal

Artist

Ernest Aubin
Montreal 1892 – Montreal 1963

Title

View of the Life Class Studio at the Art Gallery, Montreal

Date

1911-1912

Materials

Ink over traces of graphite

Dimensions

10 x 15.5 cm

Credits

Gift of Roxanne and Monique Dehaut, inv. 2018.216

Collection

Graphic Arts

Despite the many people who attended the art school of the Art Association of Montreal (AAM, today’s Montreal Museum of Fine Arts) during the long period of its existence, few drawings of its premises survive. Ernest Aubin, who studied for a year and a half in 1911-1912 under William Brymner, has given us this humble but rare sketch of an area reserved for life drawing sessions, its “Art Gallery.”

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