Image of painting : The Rt. Hon. Sir John A. Macdonald
Robert Harris (1849 - 1919)

The Rt. Hon. Sir John A. Macdonald, 1890

oil on linen
84.4 x 66.2

Robert Harris` most famous portrait of the first Prime Minister of Canada. Sir John A Macdonald was quoted as saying "Paint me, warts and everything" and that is what Harris did for this most impressive portrait.

Confederation Centre Art Gallery
Purchased with funds from Hyndman and Company Limited and the late Margaret MacMillan Pratt, 1996
© Confederation Centre Art Gallery
CAG H-8314