Adrien Leduc

Born: 1917

Adrien Leduc. Sculptor. Woodcarver. Montmorency, Quebec. Active mid 20th century.

Born in Amqui, Quebec, Adrien Leduc made monumental life sized carvings for his yard of people; from Louis Cyr the Strong Man, to a farmer and his horse pulling a load of hay. All in paint of course. He also made painted carvings of Animals and birds and the occasional whirligig. He was first mentioned in Les Patenteux du Quebec.


Ref: Les Patenteux du Qubec. Louise de Grosbois, Raymonde Lamothe and Lise Nantel, Les Editions Parti Pris, Montreal, 1978.

Ref:Blake McKendry, An Illustrated Companion to Canadian Folk Art (1999).