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Lawren harris was born in brantford, ontario on october 23, 1885 he is best known as a member of the group of seven who pioneered a distinctly canadian painting style he attended central technical school and st andrew’s college to study art from age 19-23 he studied in berlin. Lawren harris was one of canada's greatest painters, known best for his bold and spiritually evocative paintings of the northern canadian landscape.
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