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Alfred Joseph Casson

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Death: February 20, 1992 (93)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Place of Burial: Kleinburg, York Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of John Edwin Casson and Henrietta Hardy
Husband of Margaret Alexandria Petry

Occupation: Artist
Managed by: Private User
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About A.J. Casson

Alfred Joseph "A.Y." Casson (1898 - 1992) was a member of the Group of Seven Canadian landscape artists. He was invited to join the Group in 1926, after the resignation in 1921 of Frank Johnston. Casson's painting style combines clear colors and background designs and is best known for his depictions of landscapes, forests and farms of southern Ontario. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.

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A.J. Casson's Timeline

1898
May 17, 1898
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1992
February 20, 1992
Age 93
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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McMichael Canadian Art Collection Burial Grounds, Kleinburg, York Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada