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Paul Peel 1860-1892

Paul Peel

Photos by contributor Glen Curnoe - Posted March 2010

Paul Peel

 

Paul Peel

Photo Source - Wikipedia

Plaque Location

The County of Middlesex
The City of London
At Paul Peel House inside Fanshawe Pioneer Village
at the eastern end of Fanshawe Park Road East


Coordinates: N 43 03.286 W 81 10.772

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Plaque Text

Born in London, Ontario, Peel became one of the most prominent Canadian painters of the French academic school of painting and among the first to gain an international reputation. He studied art in Philadelphia, London, England, and Paris where he was influenced by the current European fashion for polished brush technique and subjects taken from everyday life. In 1890 his most famous painting, "After The Bath", was awarded a medal at the Paris Salon. He returned to Canada twice to exhibit his work and was elected a fellow of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts in 1890.

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