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Evening on the North Shore, 1924

Clarence Gagnon
Canadian, 1881 - 1942
oil on canvas
77 x 81.6 cm
Purchased 1925
National Gallery of Canada (no. 3178)

The north shore of the St. Lawrence River near Baie-Saint-Paul in Charlevoix County was a primary source of pictorial inspiration for Clarence Gagnon. This view across the bay at once highlights the beauty of a still relatively untouched natural environment and, by including in the foreground the picturesque traditional houses, the strong bonds between the land and its inhabitants.

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