Blacksmith at Forge
Canadian-born Percyval Tudor-Hart was professionally active on the continent and in England during the period leading up to the First World War. Born in Montreal, he moved to Paris where he studied at the Academie Julian and at the Ecole des Beaux-Art. He exhibited at the Paris Salon and the Royal Academy, London, as well as at the Art Association of Montreal. He taught in Paris and London, where he lived until his return to Canada in 1935. His widow Caherine Tudor-Hart bequeathed her husband's work to a geographically diverse range of institutions in 1974, from Ontario's Art Gallery of Hamilton to the Musee d'Orsay in Paris.