Mathilde and Therese Laliberte

Born: 1911

Mathilde and Therese Laliberte. Sculptors. Woodcarvers. Saint-Isadore, Quebec. Active mid 20th century.

Mathilde Laliberte with her sister Therese Laliberte (b. 1921) made painted panels and cut out figures for their yard. They used ‘as found’ materials from plywood to plastic bottle whirligigs. Therese made a bird in profile using cut strips of tin. They were 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.