Historic Art | Charles Jones Way R.C.A.

About the Artist

Charles Jones Way (1835 – 1919)

Charles Jones Way was born in Dartmouth England and studied at South Kensington Art Schools. He came to Canada in 1858 and settled in Montreal. Way traveled extensively through Canada and Europe. He became a member of the RCA the year of its inception, 1880. CJ Way painted the Rocky Mountains for the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1898 after which time he returned to Europe and spent the rest of his life in Switzerland.

“Early Painters and Engravers of Canada” J. Russell Harper. 1970.

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