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The Collector's Gallery - Fine Canadian Art

Caroline Armington
Caroline H. Armington was born in Brampton, Ontario on September 11, 1875 and died on October 25, 1939 in New York City.

Armington began her formal training in Paris at the Académie Julian where she would meet and marry fellow student, Frank Milton Armington (1876-1940). She is known for her paintings, etchings and watercolors depicting the streets of Paris, quaint canals of Bruges-La-Morte and landscapes, which were all painted plein-aire. Armington developed a very original style from her travels and studies in Europe. However, in her paintings the viewer can catch a glimpse and feel the influence that French Impressionists had on her atmospheric sun filled canvases. Armington’s etchings and engravings are completely different in style and approach. She produced numerous etchings of scenes in and around France, Europe and North America using a more traditional style than in her paintings.

Armington exhibited several times in London and was invited to the Paris Salon of 1911, 1912 and later at the 1935 Salon d’Automne. Armington was a member of American Federation of Arts, Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts and the Société de la Gravure Originale en Noir.

Selected Collections
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, ON
Alte Pinotek, Munich, Germany
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC
Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
Art Gallery of Peel, Brampton, ON
Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, ON
Bibliographie de Belgique, Brussels
Bibliothèque National, Paris, France
British Museum, London, England
Cincinnati Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH
Cleveland Museum of Art, , Cleveland, OH
Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Musée Carnavalet, Paris, France
Musée de Luxembourg, Paris
Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Musée National d’art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Musée Petit Palais, Paris, France
Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA
National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, ON
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, KS
New York Public Library, New York, NY
South Kensington Museum, London
Topeka Public Library, Topeka, KS
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England