Daudelin, Charles

Charles Daudelin was born in Grandby, Québec in 1920. He studied at l’École du Meuble de Montréal, under Paul-Émile Borduas. Early in his career he was a painter and a puppet maker. Later he became one of Québec’s most acclaimed sculptor.

Daudelin was a pioneer in integrating sculpture into public places and architecture. Two of his accomplishments are: L’Embâcle, a bronze fountain on Place du Québec in Paris, France and the altarpiece of La Chapelle du Sacré-Coeur of l’Église Notre-Dame de Montréal.

He had retrospectives of his work at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec and also at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal.

He received the Paul-Émile-Borduas Award in 1985. Charles Daudelin died in 2001.

 

Daudelin Sans titre

Daudelin Sans titre, 1963, ink and oil on paper, 22,5 x 29 cm

L’homme qui ramassait des petits pois

L’homme qui ramassait des petits pois, 1999, bronze, 3/3, 20 x 34 x 18 cm

Femme III

Femme III, 1963, bronze, 9,5 x 16 x 12 cm

Couple

Couple, 1969, bronze, 12 x 12 x 5 cm

Face à Face II

Face à Face II, 1979, polished brass, 14 x 15 x 10 cm

Caribou

Caribou, 1999, bronze, 40 x 32 x 23 cm