This is the final event in our year-long celebration of 150 years since the union of British Columbia with Canada. Drawn from the Club’s art collection, each of the 16 works has been selected to represent a decade in the 150 years since 1871.
150 YEARS OF ART: 1880-1890 Rocky Mountain View Mixed Media on paper, ca. 1887-1889 Marmaduke Matthews, RCA (1837-1913)
Collection of The Union Club of British Columbia 2016.01.12
The dramatic landscape of British Columbia represented equally both an attraction and resource. In art it found expression in the late Victorian taste for the “Picturesque”.