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Charlotte Schreiber 1834-1922

The first woman elected to the Royal Academy of Arts, Schreiber came to Ontario in 1875 from England where she had trained as an artist. Primarily a figure painter, she rendered her subjects in realistic, warm-toned detail. Her work signifies an important contribution to realistic painting in Canada.

Location

On the grounds of the University of Toronto Erindale Campus near the site of her former home, Mississauga

Region: Greater Toronto Area

County/District: Regional Municipality of Peel

Municipality: City of Mississauga

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