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Herbert Sidney Palmer RCA OSA CSGA
(1881-1970)

Born in Toronto, Ontario, Palmer studied under F. S. Challener and J. W. Beatty at the Central Ontario School of Art, Toronto.He later worked for the Canadian War Memorials in 1917.Working in oil, he is known for his Ontario landscapes with cattle and sheep.He painted in Haliburton, Ontario and in the Gatineau, Quebec.He was Vice-President and Treasurer of the OSA (1919-20), and Curator of the Fine Art Department of the Canadian National Exhibition (1926-1941).He died in Toronto.He exhibited with the RCA in 1907-1955, and the AAM in 1917, 1918, and 1927.His work is in the collections of the AGO and NGC.