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Emily Carr
  • Name: Emily Carr
  • Born: 12/13/1871
  • Died: 03/02/1945 (73 years old)

Emily Carr (December 13, 1871 – March 2, 1945) was a Canadian artist and writer who was inspired by the Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast. One of the first painters in Canada to adopt a Modernist and Post-Impressionist painting style, Carr did not receive widespread recognition for her work until the subject matter of her painting shifted from Aboriginal themes to landscapes—forest scenes in particular. As a writer, Carr was one of the earliest chroniclers of life in British Columbia. The Canadian Encyclopedia describes her as a “Canadian icon”.

Birth Place: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Death Place: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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