Jeff Melanson, Record-Setting Art Sale Emboldens Canadian Pride

Canada is renowned around the globe for its majestic beauty and unparalleled vistas, so it has always surprised me that our landscape artists haven’t garnered more international acclaim.

That is until late last month when Canadian Group of Seven artist Lawren Harris’ iconic Mountain Forms on a large canvas sold for a record setting $11.2 million, the most money paid for a Canadian piece of art in the country’s history.

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