Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Frances Anne Hopkins


Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is an artist, Frances Anne Hopkins [Canadian, 1838-1919] Link: https://fineart.elib.com/fineart.php?dir=Alphabetical/Hopkins_Frances_Anne

Frances Anne Hopkins was born in England on February 2, 1838, and died on March 5, 1919. (née Beechey) In 1858 she married an official of the Hudson Bay Company. She would not only travel to North America with him, but she would travel by voyageur canoe along fur trading routes. Along the way she would sketch scenes and activities of the trip. She is perhaps best know for her several large paintings of the voyageurs and their canoes and place herself in the seat of the canoe along with her husband and the paddlers.

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Canoe Manned by Voyageurs Passing a Waterfall (Canada)

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At Marquette, Michigan

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Canoes in a Fog, Lake Superior

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Left to Die
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