and Canada
in the
Second World War
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Canadian artist

Beament, Harold (1898-1985)

HAROLD BEAMENT, photo - portrait, Canadian War Museum AN20040082-005

Beament served in the First World War navy before establishing himself in Montreal as a commercial artist, teacher, and commander of a peacetime RCNVR division. He enlisted again in 1939 and, from 1943 to 1947, served as an official war artist. From 1964 to 1967 he was the president of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.

The artwork in this exhibition

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