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Marc-Aurèle Fortin14.3.1888

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Marc-Aurèle Fortin (March 14, 1888 – March 2, 1970) was a Québécois painter.

Marc-Aurèle Fortin was born in 1888 in Ste-Rose, Quebec. He studied art in Montreal. He worked at the Montreal Post Office and at an Edmonton bank. He studied art abroad. He was known for painting watercolour landscapes of the St. Lawrence Valley. He travelled around the St. Lawrence Valley by bicycle. Fortin believed that "Canadian artists should take their inspiration from the countryside and progress towards a national art... We should excel in landscapes, exactly as the French do". His works are displayed at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in Montreal. He died in 1970.

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