Louis de Niverville

Born: 1933

Louis de Niverville. Painter. Toronto, Ontario. Active mid 20th century -.

Louis de Niverville was an outsider artist (self-taught). His painted his imagination and his memories in the manner of Rousseau with much use of collage. His work was naive and he painted murals as well.


Ref: C. S. MacDonald. A Dictionary of Canadian Artists. Ottawa. Canadian Paperbacks. 1967.

Ref: Joan Murray. Louis de Niverville Retrospective. Oshawa. Robert McGlaughlin Gallery. 1978.

Ref: Lerner. and Williamson, Art and Architecture in Canada. A Bibliography …to 1981. University of Totonto Press. 1991.

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