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ID: 500023668
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500023668

 
Record Type: Person
Colville, Alex (Canadian painter and printmaker, 1920-2013)

Note: Studied at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, receiving a BFA in 1942, after which he entered the Canadian Army. In 1944 he became Official War Artist, serving in England, France, Holland and Germany. He left the military in 1946 and took a teaching post at Mount Allison University, where he stayed until 1963. He rejected landscape trends in Canadian art in favor of figurative work realized either as paintings or screenprints.

Names:
Colville, Alex (preferred,V,index)
Alex Colville (V,display)
Colville, Alexander (V)
Colville, David Alexander (V)
Alexander Colville (V)

Nationalities:
Canadian (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
printmaker
serigrapher

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Toronto (Ontario, Canada) (inhabited place)
Died:  Wolfville (Nova Scotia, Canada) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Colville, Alex (I)

Biographies:
(Canadian painter and printmaker, 1920-2013) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Canadian painter, n.1920) ..... [WCP]
(Canadian artist, 1920-) ..... [WCP]
(Canadian artist, born 1920) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(Canadian painter) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(Canadian artist, 1920-2013) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Alexander Colville ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Alex Colville ........ [GRISC, MoMA Preferred, VP]
............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Colville, Alex ........ [BHA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA, VP]
..............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..............................  Yardley, Alex Colville, New York Times (2013) obit.
Colville, Alexander ........ [WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
........................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
........................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Colville, David Alexander ........ [BHA, Grove Art]
...................................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
...................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, Grove Art, MoMA, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Artists in Canada (1988)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50031908
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Harper, Painting in Canada (1966)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50031908
....................  MacDonald, Canadian Artists (1975-)
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1976
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 19 January 2005
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