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Charles Jones Way, RCA
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 Charles Jones Way, R.C.A.               

Born in Dartmouth, Devon, England July 25, 1834
Central Training School, Somerset House, London, 1848-1855
National Art Training Schools, Marlborough House & South Kensington, London, 1855-1858
Earned two Art Master's Certificates of the Third Grade, South Kensington, 1858
Married to Mary Ker Thomson of Montréal, Canada
Father of Anne Florence Way, Aimée Mary Maria Way, and Catherine Thomson Way
Lived in Canada, England, Italy, and Switzerland
Painted in Canada, England, Italy, Scotland, Switzerland, United States, and Wales
Died in Lausanne, Switzerland February 13, 1919

Art Association of Montréal
Royal Canadian Artists
Société des Peintres et Sculpteurs Suisse
Society of Canadian Artists
Association & Society Exhibitions
Art Association of Montréal
1864, 1865, 1867, 1870, 1872, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1887, 1889, 1890, 1891,
1892, 1894, 1898, 1900, 1902, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1930, 1979
Centennial International Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876; winner of Dominion of Canada Silver Medal (no gold medals were given)
Columbian Exhibition, Chicago, 1893
Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, 1878
Liverpool Academy, 1861
Liverpool Society of Fine Arts, 1858, 1865
Lower Canada Provincial Exhibition, Montréal, 1860, winner of the Silver Medal (no gold  medals were given)
Montréal Pen & Pencil Club 1899, 1900, 1901
National Academy of Design, New York, 1863
Ontario Society of Artists, 1889, 1893, 1894, 1896
Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, 1901
Rochester Art Club, 1902
Royal Academy, London, 1855, 1862, 1865, 1884, 1887, 1888
Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Montréal
1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1889, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1896, 1899, 1900,
1901, 1904, 1905, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1913, 1914, 1915
Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours, London, 1883, 1884
Royal Society of British Artists, London, 1865, 1866, 1868, 1874, 1875
Society of Canadian Artists 1868, 1870, 1872
Toronto Industrial Exhibition, 1890, 1894, 1896
Selected Gallery Exhibitions

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (permanent collection)
Art Gallery of Hamilton
Art Gallery of Ontario (permanent collection)
Beaverbrook Art Gallery, NB
Collectors Gallery of Art, Calgary 2008
Dudley Gallery, London
Galerie du Rhone
Historic Yale Museum, BC
Library and Archives Canada (permanent collection)
London Art Gallery 1981
Macdonald Stewart Art Centre
Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatchewan (permanent collection)
Musée d'art de Joliette
Musée de Charlevoix (collection)
Musee des beaux-arts de Montréal (permanent collection)
Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (permanent collection)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
National Gallery of Canada (collection)
National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC
Power Corporation of Canada (permanent collection)
Royal Ontario Museum (permanent collection)
Vancouver Art Gallery
Winnipeg Art Gallery 1974
Witt Library, Courtauld Institute of Art, London (collection of early reproductions)
Gallery and Exhibition catalogues are not included in this listing.
Canada and Its Provinces: A History of the Canadian People and Their Institutions, Vol 12, Adam Shortt,
     Arthur G. Doughty, 
Edinburgh University Press, 1914
Canadian Artists in Venice 1830-1930, David McTavish, Queens University, 1984
Canadian Landscape Painters, Albert H. Robson, Ryerson Press Toronto 1932
Canadian Illustrated News Georges Desbarats Montréal Oct 8, 1870
Canadian Masters from the Collection of Power Corporation of Canada, 1850-1950,  Power Corporation of Canada, 1990
Canadian Men and Women of the Time: A Hand-book of Canadian Biography of Living Characters
Henry James Morgan, William
Briggs, Toronto 1912
Canadian Watercolours and Drawings in the Royal Ontario Museum, Vol 2, Mary Allodi, Royal Ontario Museum,
Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture, National Gallery of Canada, Robert Hamilton Hubbard, Arthur Ewart Popham,
     Kathleen M. Fenwick, University of Toronto 1957
Charlevoix: Two Centuries at Murray Bay, Philippe Dube, Jacques Blouin, Tony Martin-Sperry,
McGill-Queens University
Dictionary of Artists Who have Exhibited Works in the Principal London Exhibitions from 1760-1893, Algernon Graves,
     Kingsmead, Bath UK 1969
Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Vol XIII, George W. Brown, David M. Hayne, Francess G. Halpen, Ramsay Cook,
     University of Toronto, 1966
Dictionnaire critique et documentaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs Dessinateurs & Graveurs, Emmanuel Benezit Vol 8, Grund, Paris,
Early Painters and Engravers in Canada, J. Russell Harper, University of Toronto, 1970
Edward the Caresser: The Playboy Prince Who Became Edward VII, Stanley Weintraub, Free Press 2001
Hallsands, a Pictorial History, Kathy Tanner & Peter Walsh, Tanner & Walsh, Knightsbridge, Devon, UK, 1984
Exposition de Peinture á Montréal, La Minerve, , February 9, 1867
Memories of an Art Dealer, G. Blair Laing McClelland and Stewart, Toronto 1979
Marges D’Historie: l’art au Canada, Olivier Maurault, Librairie d/action Canadienne-français, 1929
North American Scenery: Being Selections from CJ Way’s Studies, William Notman, Montréal, 1864
Our Own Country Canada: Being an Account of the National Aspirations of the Principal Landscape Artists in Montréal and Toronto
     1860-1890, Dennis Reid, National Gallery of Canada, 1979
Painting in Canada: A History, J. Russell Harper, University of Toronto 1966
Paysage, mythe et territorialité: Charlevoix au XIXe siècle, Lynda Villeneuve, Universite Laval (dissertation), 1998
Petits pays et grands ensembles, Jocelyn Morneau, de l’Universite Laval (dissertation), 2000
Photographic Selections, 2nd series, William Notman, Montréal, 1865
Records of the Founding of the Royal Canadian Academy, 1879-80, The Globe, Toronto
Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Exhibitions and Members 1880-1979, Evelyn de R. McMann, University of Toronto, 1981
Schweizerisches Kunstler Lexikon, Vol 2, Carl Brun, Von Huber, Switzerland, 1909
The Classified Dictionary of Artists’ Signatures, Symbols and Monograms, H. H. Caplan, George Prior, 1976
The Collector’s Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction, Vol 4, Westbridge Publications, 1999
The Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists up to 1920, Huon Mallalieu, Antique Collectors Club, Baron Publishing,
     Suffolk, UK
The Dictionary of Victorian Painters, Vol IV, Christopher Wood, Antique Collectors’ Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK,
The Emergence of the African-American Artist Robert S. Duncanson, Joseph D. Ketner, University of Missouri, 1993
The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol 6,William Steward Wallace and Robert H. Blackburn, University Associates of Canada,
The Fine Arts in Canada, Newton McFaul MacTavish, Macmillian of Canada, 1925
The Macmillan Dictionary of Canadian Biography, William Stewart Wallace and William Angus McKay, Macmillian of
     Canada, 1978
The National Academy of Design Exhibition Record, 1861-1900, Maria Naylor, Kennedy Galleries, NY, 1973
The Official Directory of the World’s Columbian Exposition 1893, Moses P. Handy, WB Gonkey, Chicago
The Royal Academy of Arts: A Complete Dictionary of Contributors, Vol VIII, Algernon Graves, Henry Graves and Co, London,
The Truthful Lens: A Survey of the Photographically Illustrated Book 1844-1914, Lucien Goldschmidt and Weston J. Naef,
     Grolier Club, 1980
The Victoria Bridge:  The Vital Link, Stanley Triggs, et al, McGill-Queens University, Montréal, 1992
Victorian Painters, Vol 2,Christopher Wood, Christopher Newall, & Margaret Richardson, Antique Collectors Club,
Visions in Granite: Two Hundred Years of Painting in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, Robert L. McGrath, Blue Tree,
     Portsmouth, NH, 2006

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