The Life and Art of Arthur Pitts

The Unheralded Artists of BC #10

Auteur/ Illustrateur / Sous la direction de : Kerry Mason

Arthur Pitts (1889–1972) born in the UK, came to Canada in 1914. He lived in Saanichton, British Columbia, attended the Westminster School of Art in London (1920) and the Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts (1925), studying under Fred Varley, Charles Scott, and J.W.G. Macdonald. In the 1930s, he travelled over 4000 miles sketching and painting, in watercolour, First Nations people and culture, producing an important visual record of Coast Salish, Nuu-Chah-Nulth, Kwakwaka’wakw, Haida, Tlingit, and Ktunaxa in British Columbia and Alaska. His art is in the Royal British Columbia Museum and the Glenbow Museum.

Mother Tongue Publishing
DateISBNCode BISACThémaDroits disponibles
20179781896949628ART015040, BIO001000
LangueFormatDimensionsPrixNombre de pages
AnglaisBroché / souple8" x 9.5"36.95 $ CA156