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LEWIS C. WALMSLEY

LEWIS C. WALMSLEY
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LEWIS C. WALMSLEY
LEWIS C. WALMSLEY

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Titled verso "Near Lake Louise", signed lower right, oil on board, 30.5 x 40.6cm (12 x 16in); Provenance: this and the next three lots are from the same Toronto collection; Dr. Lewis C. Walmsley (Canadian, 1897-1998) graduated from the University of Toronto (Victoria College) in 1919 and in 1921, went to China to serve as principal in the Canadian School which was established for the education of the children of missionaries; Walmsley knew and worked with William Charles White, the first curator of the ROM's East Asian galleries, and helped establish the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Toronto, where he worked as a teaching professor; Walmsley also wrote the book "Wang Wei, A Pastoral Poet" in 1968