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Introduction
David Alexander Colville, LL.D. (24 August 1920 – 16 July 2013) was a painter and printmaker who continues to achieve both popular and critical success.
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Q2832922
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Introduction
Studied at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, receiving a BFA in 1942, after which he entered the Canadian Army. In 1944 he became Official War Artist, serving in England, France, Holland and Germany. He left the military in 1946 and took a teaching post at Mount Allison University, where he stayed until 1963. He rejected landscape trends in Canadian art in favor of figurative work realized either as paintings or screenprints.
Nationality
Canadian
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Serigrapher, Painter
Names
Alex Colville, David Alexander Colville, Alexander Colville
Ulan
500023668
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