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Carol and Morton Rapp endow position of Modern and Contemporary Curator at Art Gallery of OntarioPress Release

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is pleased to announce the endowment of the curatorial position of modern and contemporary art, hence to be known as the Carol and Morton Rapp Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art.

AGO First Thursdays artfully welcomes winter with Terra Lightfoot and Long WinterPress Release

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    From the Collections

    Napoleonic French Prisoner-of-war boxwood and ebony model of the 120-Gun First-Rate-Ship-Of-The-Line L Ocean
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Paul Kane, born Mallow, Ireland, 1810
    died Toronto, Ontario, 1871
    Scene in the Northwest - Portrait of John Henry Lefroy
    around 1845-1846
    oil on canvas
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Franklin Carmichael
    born Orillia, Ontario, 1890; died Toronto, Ontario, 1945
    Light and Shadow 1937
    oil on hardboard 96.2 x 121.6 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Gian Lorenzo Bernini
    born Naples, Italy, 1898; died Rome, Italy, 1680
    The Crucified Christ (Corpus), around 1655
    bronze 174.0 cm
    Gift of Murray Frum Family, 2006
    Frans Hals
    born Antwerp, Belgium, 1581/85; died Haarlem, The Netherlands, 1666
    Isaak Abrahamsz. Massa 1626
    oil on canvas 79.7 x 65.1 cm
    Bequest of Frank P. Wood, 1955
    Maurice Cullen
    born St. John s, Newfoundland, 1866; died Chambly, Québec, 1934
    The Bird Shop, St. Lawrence Street,around 1920
    oil on canvas 61.0 x 81.5 cm
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario
    Reliquary Guardian Figure, Kota Artist, Gabon, possibly late 1700s to early 1800s. wood, copper alloy, ferrous alloy, 69.0 x 25.0 cm
    Gift of Dr. Murray Frum, 1997
    Edgar Degas, born and died Paris, France, 1834-1917. Woman at her Bath, around 1895
    oil on canvas, 71.1 x 88.9 cm. Purchase, Frank P. Wood Endowment, 1956
    Helen McNicholl, born Toronto, Ontario, 1879; died Swanage, England, 1915.
    Picking Flowers, around 1912,
    oil on canvas, 94.0 x 78.8 cm.
    Gift of R. Fraser Elliott, Toronto, in memory of Betty Ann Elliott, 1992
    Ostrich Egg Cup and Cover, around 1600.
    Jörg Ruel, Goldsmith, active Nuremberg, Germany; died 1625.
    ostrich egg, gilded silver, 43.4 x 13.5 cm.
    The Thomson Collection © Art Gallery of Ontario


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