Marc-Aurele Fortin (1888-1970) - A La Baie Saint Paul (1939)
Canada 17c Stamp Issued 1981
Fortin experimented with a marge number of mediums during his lifetime, and he was not popular amongst his contemporaries during his career. The artist spent much of his time working in solitude, although he did study in France in the 1930s. He is mainly known for his bright watercolours that depicted Quebec in a new and modern style, even though many of his works depicted traditional rural scenes.