John Goodwin Lyman
Canadian artistDied when: 80 years 239 days (967 months)
Star Sign: Libra
John Goodwin Lyman (September 29, 1886 – May 26, 1967) was an American-born Canadian modernist painter active largely in Montreal, Quebec.In the 1930s he did much to promote modern art in Canada, founding the Contemporary Art Society in 1939.
Stylistically he opposed both the Group of Seven and the Canadian Group of Painters, painting in a more refined style influenced by the School of Paris.