Title Onley's Arctic Diaries and Paintings of the High Arctic
Book Condition Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher Vancouver BC Douglas & McIntyre 1989
088894666X / 9780888946669
Seller ID 17947
Very light shelfwear to DJ and boards. ; A bright, solid book, dj is clean and crisp. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Color Illustrations; 164 pages; "Toni Onley was a Manx painter noted for his landscapes and abstract works. Born in Douglas on the Isle of Man, he moved to Canada in 1948, and lived in Brantford, Ontario.Among his works are many watercolours depicting the northern Canadian landscape. Onley painted natural subjects according to his view to create beautiful landscapes in the Canadian tradition. Icebergs, trees, water and coasts are the prominent features in these artworks. He also painted abstractly, particularly during the 1960s, when he produced his Polar series.He was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1999. He was made a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. He died at the age of 76 in a plane crash on the Fraser River near Maple Ridge, British Columbia, as he was practising takeoffs and landings in a Lake LA-4-200 Buccaneer amphibious plane.
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