Art Sunday: Laura Muntz Lyall – Trees by the River


Laura Muntz Lyall RCA (June 18, 1860 – December 9, 1930) was a Canadian Impressionist painter, known for her sympathetic portrayal of women and children.  Laura Muntz Lyall is regarded today as an “example of achievement in a male-dominated field and as a champion of womanhood within the confines of an era”. Her work The Watcher was included in 150 years 150 works, an on-line exhibition by Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) as representative of her era. Her painting A Daffodil was featured at the National Gallery of Canada in 2021. Her work is also on view in the Gallery’s exhibition Canada and Impressionism: New Horizons, which will be shown in Ottawa from January to June 2022.

Source:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laura_Muntz_Lyall