James Wilson Morrice, Canal San Nicolò, Lido, Venice, 1904, oil on canvas, 59 x 81 cm. Gift of A.K. Prakash, J.W. Morrice Collection, 2015, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.
Join us on this guided tour of James Wilson Morrice: The A.K. Prakash Collection in Trust to the Nation to gain insight into the exhibition, artworks and curatorial process.
Pioneering a fresh and vibrant use of colour, and known for his delicate handling of paint on small-scale wooden pochades, James Wilson Morrice (1865-1924) played a vital role in advancing modern artistic trends in Canada and abroad at the turn of the 20th century.
This tour will be led by Senior Curator, Canadian Art at the National Gallery of Canada, Katerina Atanassova.