Stanley B. Wilson

(1881-1960)

Played Canadian Championship (1922, 1924, 1926, 1929, 1935, 1943)

CCCA Champion 1937

Top Montreal player

Artist; primarily painted watercolour landscapes of the Laurentians, with a few oil sketches each November, exhibited his paintings at his studio

Known for paintings of views of the Lachine Canal

Sketches published as covers for sheet music

Paintings exhibited at the Art Association of Montreal (1910-45)

Designed logos for the Chess Federation of Canada and Maritime Chess Chat

 

Sources: CHECK!, Canadian Correspondence Chess Association;
Edward P. Taylor Research Library and Archives, Art Gallery of Ontario;
Artists in Canada database, National Gallery of Canada;
Canadian Heritage Information Network;
Canadian Heritage Ministry, Government of Canada Library;
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts / Musèe des beaux-arts de Montrèal;
The Collector's Dictionary of Canadian Artists at Auction by Anthony R. Westbridge, Westbridge Publications, 1999-, p.110

Copyright 2011. David Cohen.

Back to Biographies