Canadian Artist Florence Helena McGillivray




Florence Helena McGillivray 1864 -1938

An extraordinary Canadian artist, a woman ahead of her time, a prolific painter, dedicated educator, who was influential in early twentieth century  art, a contributor to the Canadian modernists  movement, who associated with and swayed the Group of Seven, she mentored Tom Thomson. Tom said "She was the best".

"Pinegrove" 1914, Oil, Signed, private collection


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"Gaspe Village" 1919, Oil, Signed, private collection


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"Coca Workers" 1925,Signed, private collection 

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The new biography on Florence McGillivray is available now. The hardcover copies of the new  book  are available on this website through Paypal, the same process as The Collection of Works by Florence McGillivray or by contacting W.C. Allen through the comments section of the website where you can leave your email and ask questions. They will also be available at the locations where talks and exhibitions will be held for the The Florence McGillivray Project upcoming tour. ( see exhibitions in the Menu for more details. E books, paperbacks and hardcovers will be available online ( print on demand basis) at,, and Be the first to get your book by going to the book order page on the site, or contacting us in the comments section below .

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