Born in Saint John, New Brunswick, 1912 – 1968
Miller Brittain was born in Saint John, New Brunswick. He studied at the Art Students League in New York in 1931-32, where he was influenced by the social realism of the faculty at that time. On his return to Canada he spent virtually the rest of his life painting in Saint John.
Brittain was unique in Canadian art in that his oeuvre was primarily figurative at a time when Canadian art was generally concerned with landscape painting or was non-objective.
He served with the RCAF as a bomb-aimer in World War II. Examples of his work are in many major collections, including the National Gallery of Canada, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, the Canadian War Museum, the Confederation Art Gallery, and the New Brunswick Museum.
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|Miller Brittain is a recognized Canadian artist, born in St. John, New Brunswick (1912).|
|La Parete Gallery Fine Art Gallery - Toronto - Canada
La Parete Gallery is recognized for its selection of Fine Art: Canadian Art - Native Art - Inuit Art - First Nations Art - International Art
|Artists: Antonio, Ann Beam, Carl Beam, Molly Lamb Bobak, David Bolduc, Miller Brittain, Christopher Broadhurst,
Israel Broytman, A.J. Casson, Antonio Cardarelli, J. Cardinal-Schubert, Konrad Cramer, Pal Fried, Richard Gorman, Giovanni Guarlotti,
Tom Hodgson, Gershon Iskowitz, Jean-Paul Jérôme, Lee L'Clerc, Maud Lewis, Kenneth Lochhead, Alexandra Luke
René Marcil, Norval Morrisseau, Louis Muhlstock, Louis de Niverville,
William Ogilvie, Frère Jérôme Paradis, William Ronald, Rolph Scarlett, Gerald Scott, Michael J. Seward, Arthur Shilling,
Roland Strasser, Peter Taçon, Harold Town, Jesus Carlos de Vilallonga, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Ruben Zellermayer