Eric Goldberg: 12 interesting facts

By Gwylym Owen

Eric Goldberg (1890–1969) was a Jewish-Canadian painter, born in 1890 in Berlin, Germany. Goldberg was influenced by the art of Pierre-Auguste Renoir at an ahead of time age. He studied at Paris, France’s École des Beaux-Arts (1906–10) and Académie Julian below Tony Robert-Fleury, Jules Joseph Lefebvre and Jean-Paul Laurens, and taught at the Prussian Academy of Arts and, later, the Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts, Jerusalem (1911–1915, returning to tutor again in subsequently British Mandate of Palestine from 1924 to 1926). He began keen in Montreal in 1928, and soon after began favouring the landscapes of Quebec’s Gaspésie region as subjects. In 1939, Goldberg became a founding aficionado of the Contemporary Arts Society (in French, Société d’art contemporain), a organization of Canadian artists intent on sensitizing the public to advanced art.

His play has been exhibited in Europe, Asia, and North America. He married Quebec-born Regina Seiden (1897) – a well-respected artiste in her own right – who studied below the Canadian traditionalist masters William Brymner and Maurice Cullen. Goldberg was also a zealot of the Eastern Group of Painters, a action founded in Montreal to counter the nationalism of the Canadian Group of Painters. He was without difficulty represented by Max Stern’s Dominion Gallery in Montreal.

Goldberg died in Montreal in 1969.

The history at the National Gallery of Canada as well as has a fonds including vis-а-vis 180 of his works, separate from the main art collection.

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