ARBUCKLE George Franklin

He was born in Toronto 17 February 1909. After studying at the Ontario College of Art under J.E.H. MacDonald, he made his living selling his paintings and giving courses in art schools. He worked as a graphic designer for Bomac Federal Ltd. In Ottawa and Montréal until 1944, then returned to painting. He produced a number of magazine covers for Maclean’s as well as murals and tapestries. In the 1960’s, he taught at the Ontario College of Art and was president of the Royal Academy (1960-64). He died 2001.


Book text:

Canadian War Posters. Writ., Marc H Choko. Worth Press Ltd., 2012: 131 (poster),169.