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Alex Colville, Canada’s ‘painter laureate,’ dead at age 92
Celebrated painter Alex Colville, whose meticulously crafted scenes of everyday life established him as one of Canada’s most well-known modern artists, has died at the age of 92.

His son, Graham„ said his father passed away Tuesday at his home in Wolfville, N.S.

A painter, engraver, sketch artist and muralist, Colville earned a reputation for crafting tranquil compositions that focused on routine moments of family life and featured landscapes, animals and the sea.

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