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During his long career as a painter, Arthur Lismer traveled across Canada and in 1930 painted in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia where he painted some of his most enduring works. In Nova Scotia Fishing Village, he captured the details of maritime life in vivid brushstrokes.
In your coin, the swirling character of the brushstrokes and the interaction of shapes have all been faithfully reproduced by Royal Canadian Mint engravers.
• As one of the original members of the Group of Seven, Lismer’s Nova Scotia Fishing Village (1930), is the second issue in this must-have series of seven coins: three coins in 2012, four in 2013.
• Bold brushstrokes and a dizzying interaction of shapes make this representation of Arthur Lismer’s painting a highly desirable coin!
• GST/HST exempt.
• Crafted in 1-ounce fine silver (99.99% pure).
• Limited to 7,000 coins worldwide. Previous coin in series sold out!
In your coin’s reproduction of Lismer’s painting Nova Scotia Fishing Village (1930), you see an example of Lismer’s style for this era. Lobster traps, floats, weights, buoys, barrels, bags, drying racks, docks, fisherman, shacks, homes, the tools of maritime life are piled high, creating a mesmerizing image of the working life in a fishing village.
• Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint branded maroon clamshell case lined with flock and protected by a black sleeve.
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Courtesy of the Estate of the late Arthur Lismer.
Arthur Lismer, Nova Scotia Fishing Village, 1930
Oil on canvas, 92.5 x 107.4 cm
National Gallery of Canada,
Photo © NGC