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( b. 1876 Fordwich,Ontario,Canada - d. 1941 New York,New York,United States )
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:Frank Milton Armington, Frank M. Armington
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as per The Collector's Gallery: Frank Armington studied art in Toronto, under J. W. L. Forster, and in Paris, first at the Academie Julian, under Benjamin Constant and Chaumiere, under Lucien Simon. Frank Armington first went to Paris in 1899, but returned to Canada with his wife, Caroline (1875-1939) to teach art in Winnipeg from 1901 through 1905. During this period, Robert Fulton Logan was among his students.
Returning to Paris in 1906, The Armington's established themselves as fine landscape and figure artists in both etching and painting. They were both full members of the Societe Nationale de la Gravure Originale en Noir, the Societe des Gravures Francais and the American Federation of Arts. Their original etchings and paintings were frequently included in major French and American exhibitions.
"Caroline and Frank Armington: Canadian Painter-Etchers in Paris" by Janet Braide and Nancy Parke-Taylor; 1990: Art Gallery of Peel. The standard monograph and catalogue, with thorough descriptions of hundreds of prints. Note - this is not a complete catalogue as it only lists the prints in the collection of the Peel at the time of publication.
"Frank and Caroline Armington: Through Canadian Eyes: A View of the World c.1911-1931", exhibited at the Halifax Club, 1682 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, September 15th - 30th, 2006 by Stuart Simpson. Published in 2006, North Shore Canadian Art (Lunenburg)
NOTE: Reference #
In looking at his prints, Reference # refers to the numbering system used by the artist in his notes (eg. FA 38 refers to the 38th numbered print in the artist's notebook.) These are the same numbers used in the Braide/Parke-Taylor catalogue above.
A reference number (eg L 03 B/PT) represents a lithograph not in the artist's notebook but set out in the Braide/Parke-Taylor catalogue above.
A reference number (eg AA 001) represents a print not in either the artist's notebook or in the Braide/Parke-Taylor catalogue above.
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