Louis Jobin

Born: 1845  |  Died: 1928

Louis Jobin. Sculptor. Woodcarver. Montreal, Quebec City. Active 19th – 20th century.

Louis Jobin was known for his religious carvings but he was active in many areas of sculpture. He made Cigar-Store figures of native people, ship figureheads and signs (in relief and in the round) as well as furniture. Marius Barbeau was instrumental in bringing Louis Jobin to the attention of fellow artists and the public.

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