Charles Daudelin

Charles Daudelin, GOQ (October 1, 1920 April 2, 2001)[1] was a French Canadian sculptor and painter, a major Quebec artist.

Charles Daudelin
BornOctober 1, 1920
DiedApril 2, 2001(2001-04-02) (aged 80)
Known forsculpture,painting

Life and work

Born in Granby, Quebec, he became a pioneer in integrating art into public space. He created many public artworks, including:

Charles Daudelin died in Kirkland, Quebec. His last work, Le Passage du 2 avril, is named for the date of his death and installed in front of Kirkland City Hall.

A postage stamp depicting Daudelin's work Embâcle was issued by Canada Post on June 10, 2002.[3]




  1. Champagne, Michel. "Charles Daudelin". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica-Dominion. Archived from the original on 6 October 2012. Retrieved 14 September 2013.
  2. "Agora de Charles Daudelin, Viger Square". Threatened Emblematic Sites. Héritage Montréal. Archived from the original on 9 November 2013. Retrieved 14 September 2013.
  3. "Sculptors". Canada Post. Archived from the original on 17 October 2013. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  4. "Members since 1880". Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. Archived from the original on 26 May 2011. Retrieved 11 September 2013.

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