Henri Lajeunesse

Born: 1906  |  Died: 1998

Henri Lajeunesse. Sculptor. Joliette, Quebec. Active mid 20th century.

Henri Lajeunesse was first collected by Nettie Sharpe in the 1970’s. He was a primitive artist and used ‘as found’ materials and colors  to make painted wood carvings  of animals and of people. His work can be found in museum collections in Ottawa and Quebec and in private collections around the country.

From the Canadian Museum of History and Civilization; Louis Cyr, Quebec’s Strongman: