Mme Alphonse Durette

Born: 1900

Mme Alphonse Durette. Sculptor. Woodcarver. Saint-Ulric, Quebec. Active mid 20th century.

Mme Durette was a naive sculptor of flowers, birds, ships and people; as well as yard art in ‘as found’ materials and colours. She was 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.

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