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BOLDUC, Yvonne

Baie St. Paul, 1905
Baie St. Paul, 1983
Biography synopsis
Born in Baie St. Paul, Quebec, Yvonne Bolduc, was born in to an artistic family. Her work includes sculpture on painted wood and she became well known for her winter scenes. She did a series of pictures based on the novel "Un homme et son Peche." A picture of hers was presented to the Right Hon. Vincent Massey by the town of Baie St. Paul and he owns several others by her as well, as does the Countess of Athlone. She won several prizes for her work and in 1959 she exhibited her wooden sculptures at the Museum of Fine Arts in New York, where they were well recieved.
Media used
Wood carving
File & Archive locations
Musée de Charlevoix, QC
Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Documentation Centre, QC
Art Gallery of Ontario - Edward P. Taylor Research Library and Archives
Artexte Information Centre, QC - Documentation Centre
National Gallery of Canada, ON - Library and Archives
University of British Columbia - Fine Arts Library
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts / Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, QC
Canadian Museum of Civilization Archives, QC

Writings about
"Les Sorelois." Petit Journal (Montreal) 25 Jun. 1959.
"Un disciple ingenu de Clarence Gagnon." La Presse (Montreal) 5 Dec. 1936.
Crowell, Bill. The artist & the colonel : the story of Mabel Killam Day and Frank Parker Day. Tantallon, N.S.: Glen Margaret Pub., 2008.
Lemieux, Irénée. Yvonne Bolduc, peintre, sculpteur, graphiste. Québec: Éditions de la Minerve, 1979.
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.
Trepanier, Jean. Cent peintres du Québec. Ville LaSalle: Hurtubise HMH, 1980.

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