Claude Monet
Rock Needle Seen through the Porte d'Aval, Étretat,   1886
Oil on canvas
65.2 x 92.1 cm
Gift from the Marjorie and Gerald Bronfman Collection, Montreal, 2009
National Gallery of Canada

Major and Special Gift Donors

Major Gifts

Cumulative Financial Contribution

From $1,000,000 to $5,000,000

American Express Foundation
The Audain Foundation (Michael Audain and Yoshiko Karasawa)
Donald and Beth Sobey
TD Bank Financial Group
The Thomson Foundation
Volunteers' Circle of the National Gallery of Canada

From $500,000 to $999,999

Dr. Lynne Freiburger-Benoit and F. Harvey Benoit
The Estate of Harry Michael Brindza
Charles Bronfman and Andrea Bronfman (1945-2006)
Clifford M. Brown

The Distinguished Patrons of the National Gallery of Canada Foundation, through the combined generosity of:
Michael Audain and Yoshiko Karasawa
Laurent and Claire Beaudoin
Dominic and Pearl D'Alessandro
Thomas P. d'Aquino and Susan d'Aquino
André and France Desmarais
Paul Desmarais Jr. and Hélène Desmarais
N. Murray and Heather Edwards
Elizabeth and Fred Fountain, C.M.
Hartley Richardson, C.M., O.M., LL.D., and Heather Richardson
Nancy Richardson
Donald and Beth Sobey
Jean and William Teron, O.C.
Two Anonymous Patrons

The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation
RBC Financial Group and RBC Foundation
Sun Life Financial

From $250,000 to $499,999

Invesco Trimark
Marjorie and Gerald Bronfman Foundation
The Estate of Dorothea and Margaret Graham
Imperial Oil Foundation
Imperial Tobacco Canada Foundation
Investors Group 
The Estate of Liv-Ellen Lockeberg
Midland Walwyn
Newcourt Credit Group

From $100,000 to $249,000

BMO Financial Group 
Thomas P. d'Aquino and Susan d'Aquino
Export Development Canada 
Nahum Gelber, Q.C., and Dr. Sheila Gelber
Michal Hornstein, C.M., O.Q., and Renata Hornstein
The Daniel Langlois Foundation
I. David Marshall and Emylia Marshall
Dr. Kanta Marwah
Harrison H. McCain, C.C., O.N.B. (1927–2004)
Judith Miller and Joyce Harpell
J.-Robert Ouimet C.M., C.Q., Ph.D., and Myriam Ouimet
Parmalat Canada Inc.
Parnassus Foundation 
Jean H. Picard, C.M.
Power Corporation of Canada 
Pratt & Whitney Canada
Nancy Richardson
Anne Shabaga
The Estate of Elizabeth Simonfay
Jean and William Teron, O.C.
Dr. Shirley L. Thomson, C.C.
Sara Vered and Zeev Vered, C.M., P. Eng. (1926–2008)
Three Anonymous Donors 

Special Gifts

Cumulative Financial Contribution 

From $25,000 to $99,999

Alcan Inc.
Alenia North America
AT & T Canada
Laurent and Claire Beaudoin
Black and McDonald
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP | s.r.l
David G. Broadhurst
Canacermex Inc.
Canadian Pacific Charitable Foundation 
Carleton University
CHC Helicopter Corporation
Chubb Insurance Company of Canada 
Clearwater Fine Foods Inc
John Cleghorn, O.C., Pattie Cleghorn and Family
Corel Corporation
Dominic and Pearl D'Alessandro
Paule Delorme and Jean-Claude Delorme, O.C., Q.C., C.R. (1934–2006)
W. Thomas Delworth and Pamela Osler Delworth
André and France Desmarais
Paul Desmarais Jr. and Hélène Desmarais
N. Murray and Heather Edwards
EnCana Corporation
Elizabeth and Fred Fountain, C.M.
Gordon and Claudette Franklin
Friends of the Print Room
Harvey and Louise Glatt
Heffel Fine Art Auction House 
Paul and Carol Hill
Sandra and Arthur Irving, O.C.
James Richardson & Sons, Limited
Hassan and Nezhat Khosrowshahi
James S. Kinnear, C.F.A., M.B., and Bridgette Eansor Kinnear
The Estate of Babara Joyce MacVicar
Elsje Mandl and Paul Mandl
Manulife Financial 
The Estate of Evelyn Henderson McAndrew
G. Wallace F. McCain and the Honourable Margaret McCain
Mark McCain and Caro MacDonald
McLean Budden
The Estate of Catherine Jean Wickenden Mooney
PBB Global Logistics
Photography Collectors Group
Sandra and Jim Pitblado
Michael Potter
Hartley Richardson, C.M., O.M., LL.D., and Heather Richardson
John and Jennifer Ruddy
Silicon Graphics
Sotheby's Canada
The William and Nancy Turner Foundation
Two Anonymous Donor 

From $10,000 - $24,999

Claire Alasco
Elisabetta Bigsby
CAE Inc.
CAI Capital Corporation
Frances Cameron (1947–2006)
Donna and Duart Crabtree
Dr. and Mrs. Craig E. Campbell
Canadian Museums Associations 
Dr. Michael and Mrs. Barbara Chamberlain
Christie's Canada Inc.
Claridge Homes Group of Companies
Patricia Cordingley
Bernard A. Courtois and Dominique Courtois
Bryan P. Davies
Dr. Richard Deaton and Marie-Claire Pommez-Deaton (1941–2005)
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur B. Drache, C.M., Q.C.
The Electrical Contractors' Association of Association of Ottawa
The embassies of Finland, Norway, and Sweden   
The Fleck Family Foundation
Freybe Gourmet Foods Ltd.
Jeanne. F. Fuller
Giant Tiger 
Mira Godard Gallery
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Anthony and Helen Graham
Al and Malka Green
Martha Hanna
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 
Bernard Lamarre, O.C., O.Q.
Lawrence & Company Inc.
The Luigi Liberatore Foundation
Robert F. MacLellan and Margaret MacLellan
Chanonhouse Family
Mercredis culturels – Cercle des bénévoles du MBAC
Mr. and Mrs. David Mirvish
Marie Claire and Jean-Pierre Morin and Family
Eve Osler Hampson
Sheila-Mary Pepin
Louise Perry (1941-2009)
André Preibish
C.A. Robertson
R.T. Ross Holdings Inc.
The Charles M. Ruggles Estate
Bev and Fred Schaeffer
Farid Shodjaee and Laurie Zrudlo
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. 
Anne Stanfield
Pierre Théberge, O.C., C.Q
John and Mary Udd
Velan Inc.
Meeka Walsh
W. James and Deborah Westlake
Two Anonymous Donors  

In-Kind Sponsorships 2009

Embassy of Italy
First Air
HP Canada
Italian Chamber of Commerce
Les Suites Hotel, Ottawa

CBC Television
Le Droit
Ottawa Citizen
Télévision de Radio-Canada

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