Jaan Oad (1898-1984) was internationally recognised naive painter who refuged from Estonia to Canada in 1944. In Toronto, the artist created hundreds of paintings to record history and the lost life style of his native Kihnu Island. Together with other Estonian naive painters Paul Kondas and Georg Vidrik, Jaan Oad was included into World Encyclopedia of Naive Art, London 1987.

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