©2019 Andrew Bonnycastle Art

"Rebel with a Cause"

A young woman wearing a pink hat looking up at J.W.L. Forster's portrait of William Lyon Mackenzie in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario at Queen's Park in Toronto.

 

William Lyon Mackenzie is famous for his role in Canadian politics and for the failed Upper Canada Rebellion which resulted in his long exile to the United States. He was the first Mayor of Toronto and was repeatedly elected as a rebellious and notorious MPP.

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Medium: Oil on Hardboard

Size: 9" x 12"

Date: 2017

Private Collection