Xavier Gauthier

Born: 1906   |  Died: 1994

Xavier Gauthier. Sculptor. Woodcarver. Chambord, Saguenay-lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec. Active mid to late 20th century.

Xavier Gauthier was a  maker of models of horse drawn wagons and farm buildings using wood and metal. They were  made in great detail and true to scale. His works were painted. He also made painted carvings of farm animals and tools.

Ref: Canadian Antiques and Art Revue. 1979.

Ref: Pascale Galipeau: Xavier Gauthier, Modeliste, Gouvernement du Quebec, Ministeres des Affaires Culturelles, Quebec, 1991.

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