John Lyman

Self-portrait

c. 1945
Rendered expressively in broad strokes of black ink, this self-portrait captures the vitality and charismatic presence of the artist and critic John Lyman. A central figure in the development of modern art in Montreal, Lyman was instrumental in the 1939 founding of the Contemporary Arts Society.
Artist
Title
Self-portrait
Date
c. 1945
Medium
Drawing
Materials
brush and black ink on buff wove paper
Dimensions
32 x 24 cm
Nationality
Canadian
Credit line
Purchased 2001
Accession number
40654