James Wilson Mortice,Standing Nude, from the Back 1912

James Wilson Morrice (Canadian, 1865-1924, Born Montreal, Quebec; died Tunis, Tunisia) Standing Nude, from the Back 1912, oil on canvas. Gift of Mr. And Mrs. Jules Loeb, Toronto, 1987 © 2004 Art Gallery of Ontario

Taboo: The Studio Model in Canadian Art, 1900-1950

January 9 - March 7, 2005


Why does landscape painting dominate our history of Canadian art? This installation features 15 works of the studio model from the AGO’s permanent collection that suggest the nude in art was mired in a moral dilemma.

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