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FARNCOMB, Caroline

Naissance
Newcastle, Ontario, 1859
Décès
Sheldon, Ontario, 1951
Notice biographique
Caroline Farncomb painted portraits, landscapes and genre paintings in oil. She lived in London, Ontario where she was employed as the secretary of the London Art Association. Farncomb exhibited her work at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Spring Exhibitions from 1900 to 1909, at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto from 1907-1908, at the Royal Canadian Academy from 1899-1908, and at the Toronto Industrial Exhibition from 1897-1901. She was elected into the Ontario Society of Artists in 1908, and exhibited some of her works there in 1909. She won first prize in exhibitions in London, Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa.
Médias
Painting
Etudes
Académie Julian, Paris (Sous la direction de J.P. Laurens, Simon and Prinet)
Art Students' League, New York (Sous la direction de William Chase)
Associations
Ontario Society of Artists, 1908
Women's Art Club, London, Ontario
Lieux de conservation des dossiers et archives
Art Gallery of Ontario - Edward P. Taylor Research Library and Archives
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts / Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, QC
National Gallery of Canada, ON - Library and Archives
Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Documentation Centre, QC
Library and Archives Canada / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, ON
BIBLIOGRAPHIE

Documents sur l'artiste
"Art Notes." Week (Toronto) 13 Oct. 1894: 470.
"Chronique D'Art." Canada Francais (Quebec) 4 Apr. 1903: 2.
"Miss C. Farncomb Dies at Age 93." Evening Free Press (London) 14 Nov. 1951.
"Three Groups of Art Work by Amateurs Put on Display." Evening Free Press (London) 12 May 1949.
Crawford, Lenore. "Women painters display sensitivity, charm." London Evening Press 24 Aug. 1968.
Poole, Nancy Geddes. "London Women and Art." The Art of London: 1830-1980. London: Blackpool Press, 1984.
Waters, Clara Erskine Clement. Women in the Fine Arts. New York: Hacker Art Books, 1974.

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Women's Art Association of Canada (Tor) - First Sketch Club Exhibition: (89 Canada Life Building, octobre 18, 1893) "Woman's Art Club. The Annual Exhibition now in Progress in the Canada Life Building-Some of the Paintings."  Globe and Mail (Toronto)  octobre 19, 1893.  p.6.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Women's Art Association of Canada (Tor) - Sixth Annual Spring Exhibition: (89 Canada Life Building, mars 29, 1894) "Art Notes"  Toronto Saturday Night  avril 07, 1894.  p.6.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Women's Art Association of Canada (Tor) - Sixth Annual Spring Exhibition: (89 Canada Life Building, mars 29, 1894) "The Woman's Art Association"  The Week (Toronto)  avril 13, 1894.  p.472.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Women's Art Association of Canada (Tor) - 8th Annual Spring Exhibition: (Robert's Art Galleries, avril 04, 1896) "Women And Art. Annual Exhibition of the Woman's Art Association. Purely Canadian Exhibits. Great Discretion Exercised in the Selection of Paintings. Lieutenant-Governor Kirkpatrick and Party Present at the Opening-The Exhibit Open Till the 17."  Globe and Mail  avril 07, 1896.  p.8.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Women's Art Association of Canada (Tor) - 8th Annual Spring Exhibition: (Robert's Art Galleries, avril 04, 1896) "ART"  Toronto Saturday Night  avril 11, 1896.  p.9.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Ontario Society of Artists Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, mai 09, 1898) Jean Grant.  "Studio and Gallery"  Toronto Saturday Night  mai 14, 1898.  p.9.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Ontario Society of Artists Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, mai 09, 1898) Lynn C. Doyle.  "Exhibition of the Ontario Society of Artists. Second Notice."  Globe (Toronto)  mai 21, 1898.  p.8.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition: (Montreal, mars 16, 1900) "Ladies Contribute. Much Clever Work Sent to Art Exhibition by Gentler Sex."  Montreal Star  mars 24, 1900.  p.22.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Ontario Society of Artists Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, février 28, 1902) "O. S. A. Exhibition. More Pictures and of Better Quality Than Last Year. A Very Pleasing Collection-A List of the Less Distinguished- The Public Opening Will Take Place This Evening."  Globe (Toronto)  février 28, 1902.  p.7.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Ontario Society of Artists Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, février 28, 1902) Lally Bernard.  "Driftwood."  Globe (Toronto)  mars 05, 1902.  p.5.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Ontario Society of Artists Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, mars 07, 1903) M.L.F..  "Among the Pictures. At the O.S.A. Exhibition."  Toronto Star  mars 07, 1903.  p.8.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition: (Montreal, mars 12, 1903) "The Spring Exhibition. A Good Average Showing of Pictures by Canadian Artists."  Daily Witness (Montreal)  mars 13, 1903.  p.6.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Ontario Society of Artists Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, mars 07, 1903) "Ontario Artists' Exhibition. Annual Display Now on in Toronto. Some Admirable Works."  Globe (Toronto)  mars 13, 1903.  p.4.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition: (Montreal, mars 12, 1903) PIF..  "Chronique d'art."  Le Canada (Montreal)  avril 04, 1903.  p.2.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Ontario Society of Artists Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, février 20, 1904) Palette.  "The Ontario Society of Artists Exhibition."  Toronto Saturday Night  février 27, 1904.  p.6.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Ontario Society of Artists Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, février 20, 1904) "Native Art Exhibition. Work of Seventy-five Artists on View. Thirty-second Annual Exhibition of the Ontario Society - Notes About a Few of the Pictures."  Globe (Toronto)  février 27, 1904.  p.17.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition: (Montreal, mars 17, 1905) "At the Art Gallery. An Enjoyable Private View."  Daily Witness (Montreal)  mars 18, 1905.  p.4.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Ontario Society of Artists Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, février 22, 1908) M.L.A.F..  "Features of the Art Exhibition. The Pictures of Each Artist are Not Hung Together This Year. New Names on the List. Some who Never Exhibited Before-The Exhibition Open to the Public."  Toronto Star  février 22, 1908.  p.17.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Ontario Society of Artists Annual Exhibition: (Toronto, février 22, 1908) "Ontario Artists Open Exhibition. Pictures are Fewer, but Standard is High."  Globe and Mail (Toronto).  février 22, 1908.  p.3.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition.: (Montreal, mars 23, 1908) "Exhibition of Art. Some Brilliant Canvases Dazzle Eye in 24th Spring Exhibit in Art Gallery."  Gazette (Montreal)  mars 23, 1908.  p.4.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition.: (Toronto, avril 1908) "R.C.A. Exhibition Scorched Many Pictures Destroyed."  Toronto Telegram  avril 29, 1908.  p.6.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Royal Canadian Academy Annual Exhibition.: (Toronto, avril 1908) "Many Pictures Burned. $8,000 Fire in the Canadian Academy's Exhibition."  Globe (Toronto)  avril 30, 1908.  p.11.   Comptes rendus intégraux
Art Association of Montreal Annual Spring Exhibition: (Montreal, avril 02, 1909) "Exhibition of Art. High Water Mark Reached in This Year's Spring Showing in Art Galleries. Stricter Standard Set."  Gazette (Montreal)  avril 03, 1909.  p.9.   Comptes rendus intégraux

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