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Carl Henry von Ahrens

February 15 1863 - February 27 1936

Royal Canadian Academy of Arts (ARCA 1891-1899)

Carl Ahrens was born in Winfield, Ontario. Just after the turn of the century he was invited to start a pottery school for The Roycrofters. He later traveled across the United States to California.

He exhibited work in 1930 at the Vancouver Exhibition. He also had his work exhibited in the 1932 All Canadian Exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

He died in Toronto in 1936.


Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION LOCATION

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1930 Aug. 6 - 16 VanExh   Oil Paintings & Water-colours Trees
1932 May - July VAG   All Canadian Exhibition The Ford

References

EARLY PAINTERS AND ENGRAVERS IN CANADA (refer to H70)

ROYAL CANADIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS -
EXHIBITIONS & MEMBERS 1880 - 1979
(refer to RCA81)

MONTREAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS -
SPRING EXHIBITIONS 1880 - 1970
(refer to MM88)

A DICTIONARY OF CANADIAN ARTISTS (refer to M)
      2 full pages of information on Ahrens.

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF ARTISTS IN CANADA (refer to BIAC03)
      18 references cited for Ahrens.

Clippings

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