John Wycliffe Lowes Forster

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John Wycliffe Lowes Forster
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John Wycliffe Lowes Forster
Born 31 December 1850 (1850-12-31)
Norval, Canada West
Died 24 April 1938 (1938-04-25)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Education studied in Paris with Boulanger, Lefebvre, Tony Robert Fleury, Bouguereau at Carolus Duran
Known for portrait and landscape painter
Notable work portrait of James Whiteside, Toronto

John Wycliffe Lowes Forster (31 December 1850 – 24 April 1938) was a Canadian artist specializing in portraits, particularly those relating to Canadian history. Much of his work can be found at the National Gallery of Canada.

He was a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.[1]



Title/subject Artist Date created Medium
Alexander Mackenzie John Wycliffe Lowes Forster 1897 Oil on canvas
John Sparrow David Thompson John Wycliffe Lowes Forster 1897 Oil on canvas
Robert Franklin Sutherland John Wycliffe Lowes Forster circa 1906 Oil on canvas


  1. ^ "Members since 1880". Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. Archived from the original on 26 May 2011. Retrieved 11 September 2013.

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