.FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION A MUSEUM PIECE , ORIGINAL CHARCOAL DRAWING ON PAPER SIGNED , DATED 1967 BY WELL KNOW CANADIAN ARTIST FRANCOIS DEZIEL (1914-1992).
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MEASURE 16′ X 12′
ABOUT THE ARTIST
François Déziel was born in Saint-Mathieu, Mauricie, Quebec, on July 10, 1914 ,Very early, he devoted himself to drawing.
He studied with great masters, including Alfred Laliberté, modeling and sculpture, and Joseph A. Saint-Charles, one of the greatest portrait painters of his time, he graduated from the École des Beaux-Arts in the spring of 1945. also this year that he makes the beautiful painting ‘Boucherie chez uncle Freddy’, one of his greatest works,
François Déziel is registered in the ‘Québec Cultural Heritage Registry’ (Quebec Ministry of Culture and Communications).
He then started teaching at his studio on Delorimier Street in Montreal. In addition, following the measures taken in 1950, he created the Square des Arts in 1958, assisted by René Durocher.
In 1967, the artist was also present at La Ronde, at the Montreal International Exhibition, to create charcoal portraits. In 1968, thanks to the financial help of his many friends, he went to Paris. In 1969, his art classes were transferred from the Cedars Salon to the Shawinigan Hotel in a larger venue at the recently inaugurated Shawinigan Cultural Center. He also taught at Trois-Rivières.
There have been several exhibitions of works by François Déziel, solo or with other artists. Déziel also has to his credit the realization of an immense totem in memory of a pioneer, Amable Leblanc, who lived on an island of Lake Simon.
The artist died in 1992 at the Santa Cabrini Hospital in Montreal at the age of 77
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