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Budapest, Hungary, 1913
Toronto, Ontario, 2008
Notice biographique
Dora De Pédery-Hunt completed her studies from 1937 to 1943 in Hungary where she received a Masters Diploma, Sculpture, Royal School of Fine and Applied Arts in Budapest. She immigrated to Canada in 1948 and settled in Toronto. She was instrumental in introducing the ancient art of medal sculpture to Canada. She worked in various mediums including clay, wood, bronze and plastics. Two of her portraits are held in the National Gallery of Canada. her work can also be found in the British Museum, Royal Cabinet of Medals, The Hague, Royal Cabinet of Medals, Brussels, and the Smithsonian Institute. She is an Officer of the Order of Canada.
Ontario Society of Artists, 1963
Sculptors' Society of Canada, 2004
Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Associate member
Lieux de conservation des dossiers et archives
Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Documentation Centre, QC
Library and Archives Canada / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, ON
Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, QC - Media Centre
Art Gallery of Ontario - Edward P. Taylor Research Library and Archives
Edmonton Art Gallery, AB - Library
Hamilton Public Library, ON - Local History and Archives Department
London Public Library, ON
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts / Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, QC
National Gallery of Canada, ON - Library and Archives
Vancouver Art Gallery, BC - Library
Winnipeg Art Gallery, MA - Clara Lander Library
Canadian Museum of Civilization Archives, QC

Documents sur l'artiste
"Good Pair Shows Art at Laing's." Globe and Mail (Toronto) 10 Dec. 1960.
Centre culturel canadien. Metiers d'art/2. Paris: Centre culturel canadien, 1976.
Dorothy Cameron Gallery. Dora De Pedery Hunt: Miniatures and Medals. Toronto: Dorothy Cameron Gallery, 1965.
Frey, Elizabeth. Medals. Toronto: Canadian Stage and Arts Publications, 1973.
Heavisides, M. "Prince Arthur Gallery, Toronto." Artsmagazine 10 (May-Jun. 1979):54-5.
Low, Richard. "Olympic coin ready." Montreal Star 2 Apr. 1976.
MacDonald, Colin S. The Dictionary of Canadian Artists. (Volumes 1-8 by Colin S. MacDonald, and volume 9 by Anne Newlands and Judith Parker) Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 2009.
McCarthy, Pearl. "A Renaissance in Medals as Sculpture." Globe and Mail (Toronto) 22 Jun. 1963.
Mullaly, Terence. "Dora De Pedery Hunt: A Medallist with a Message." Medal 15 (Autumn 1989): 68-71.
Museo de la Fabrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre. La Mujer en la Medella. Madrid: Museo de la Fabrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre, 1968.
Newbigging, Del. "The Man Behind the MASC." Medal 10 (Autumn 2001): 83-4.
Prince Arthur Galleries. Sculpture: Dora De Pedery Hunt. Toronto: Prince Arthur Galleries, 1978.
Public Archives of Canada. Ten Contemporary Canadian Medalists / Dix medailleurs canadiens contemporains. Ottawa: Public Archives of Canada, 1971.
Thomsas, Sheila. "Olympic Coins as Fine Art." Artmagazine 7 - 28 (Summer 1976): 58-65.
Usher, Edna. "University Ave. is Mess." Telegram (Toronto) 26 Mar. 1959.

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