Marc-Aurel Fortin: a modern artist?

A visit of his retrospective at the MNBAQ

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Photo: Coll. MNBAQ © Marc-Aurèle Fortin Foundation / SODRAC 2011 Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Laurentian Landscape, 1919 (or earlier). Oil on canvas

Marc-Aurel Fortin was a major, if not the most important, figure of that period when the art of Quebec was operating a shift toward modernism. He is thus seen as a transition artist.