Art in the Legislature

Lining the walls of the Legislative Building are artworks from the Government of Ontario Art Collection. Initiated during the 1850s, it was the first publicly funded art collection in Canada. Now curated by the Archives of Ontario, it features copies of European old master paintings, as well as pieces by some of Ontario's most celebrated artists, including George Agnew Reid.

The west wing of the Legislative Building, with works from the Government of Ontario Art Collection.
By the River (Early Spring), J.E.H. MacDonald
Saint George Killing the Dragon, Giuseppe Mazzolini, after Paris Bordone
Aurora, Augusto Ratti, after Guido Reni
Madonna del Sacco (Madonna with a Sack), Antonio Sasso, after Perugino
River Magog by Marc-Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Côté
Mortgaging the Homestead by George Agnew Reid
Foreclosure of the Mortgage by George Agnew Reid
Landscape in the Neighbourhood of Brussels by Jan Baptiste de Jonghe and Eugène Joseph Verboeckhoven
George Agnew Reid