Add a touch of quintessential Canadian art to your collection with this set of seven Official First Day Covers commemorating the Group of Seven’s first exhibition.
The set includes a unique cover and stamp for each founding member of the Group of Seven. Each cover is cancelled either in their place of birth or in a location that was relevant to their life in Canada.
Marking 100 years since the Group of Seven’s first show, this stamp series celebrates the indelible impact of these Canadian artists. The Group of Seven established a distinctively Canadian artistic style. Their paintings broke convention and forged a unique Canadian artistic identity - paving way for a century of Canadian artists to present their work on the world stage.
J.E.H MacDonald's, Church by the Sea is part of the Vancouver Art Gallery's permanent collection.
|Issue Date||May 7, 2020|
|Stamp Designer||Lionel Gadoury, Matthew Killin, Andrew Conlon | Context Creative|
|Stamp Value||PermanentTM (domestic rate)|
|Dimensions||190 mm x 112 mm|
|Cancellation site||Orillia ON (Franklin Carmichael)
Brantford ON (Lawren S. Harris)
Montréal QC (A.Y. Jackson)
Toronto ON (Frank H. Johnston)
Halifax NS (Arthur Lismer)
Toronto ON (J.E.H. MacDonald)
Toronto ON (F.H. Varley)