Sunday, September 2, 2012

The Railway Artistry of Max Jacquiard

Howard Fogg is one of America’s best-known railroad artists. In Canada, Max Jacquiard is the Canadian Howard Fogg.

Jacquiard, who was born in Manitoba, but now lives in B.C., specializes in painting images of steam-era trains. He’s a member of the Society of Steam Era Artists of America, and his paintings can be found on the walls of many North American homes and corporate offices. He is a member of the Canadian Railway Hall of Fame.




Now railway author Barrie Sanford has teamed with Jacquiard to produce Train Master: The Railway Art of Max Jacquiard (National Railway Historical Society). The book contains 100 of his finest paintings, selected from the almost 400 paintings he has made over the years.

In addition to the paintings, the book contains information about the paintings, most of which feature trains from the CPR, CNR, PGE and GN in the mountains of Alberta and B.C.
Train Master: The Railway Art of Max Jacquiard can be ordered from many bookstores, including Indigo. His prints can be ordered from Banman Publishing.







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