Arthur Cote

Born: 1934

Arthur Cote. Sculptor. Wood carver. Baie-Saint-Paul, Quebec. Active late 20th century.

Arthur Cote carves traditional scenes and those of every day life in Quebec. From fishermen in their boats to traditional outdoor bread ovens. He also carves wild and domestic animals and birds in the field. He always paints in bright primary colours and signs his work on the base.

A Bird by Arthur Cote:

Arthur Cote. Grey Bird.

Arthur Cote. Grey Bird.

Arthur Cote’s mark in script:

Arthur Cote. His mark.

Arthur Cote. His mark.

 

Ref: Adrien Levasseur. Website. And:  Sculpteurs en Art Populaire au Quebec, Editions GID, Quebec. 2012.