Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
January 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


John Young Johnstone


Johnstone, John Young (1887-1930); painter; was born in Montreal, Quebec, on November 12, 1887. He studied art in Montreal and in Paris, France, where he was a pupil of Pau, Casteluche, Simon, and Menard. His early work showed much promise, and in 1920 he was elected an A.R.C.A. His later work was less successful. He died at Havana, Cuba, in destitution, on February 13, 1930.

Source : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. III, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 396p., p. 306.


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