William McAllister-Johnson, Canadian academic, Died at 77


William McAllister Johnson was born in 1939, and died on August 23, 2016.

He was a Canadian scholar who was a specialist of the history of prints and printmaking, especially in 18th century France.

McAllister Johnson was a specialist in 18th and 19th century French art, he was a professor at the University of Toronto’s Department of Art.

William authored books and catalogues on art history, versified prints in 18th century France, and 19th century salon-era prints.

He was a student of Erwin Panofsky at Princeton University, and co-authored a catalogue on Numismatic Propaganda in Renaissance France for the Detroit Institute of Art in 1968.

Johnson was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1978.

Johnson was a member of the scientific committee of the French journal Nouvelles de l’estampe.

William McAllister-Johnson passed away at 77 away years.