A carving of a Way-Side Cross by Paul Archibald Caron, Montreal, Quebec. C. 1930.

 

Paul Archibald Caron. The Wayside Cross. C. 1930.

Paul Archibald Caron. The Wayside Cross. C. 1930.

 

A painted relief carving: The Sunday Visit. By Yvonne Bolduc, Baie-Saint-Paul, Quebec. C. 1950.:

 

Yvonne Bolduc. Baie-St-Paul, Que.  Relief carving. The Visit. c.1950. Approx. 30 inches long.

Yvonne Bolduc. Baie-St-Paul, Que. Relief carving. The Visit. c.1950. Approx. 30 inches long.

 

Arthur Sauve (1896-1973)

Born in Maxville, Ontario; Arthur Sauve began carving in the 1920’s. He carved picture frames, shelves, musical instruments, whirligigs, animals and people. He has been extensively collected and cited by, among others, Blake Mckendry* and Russell Harper*. Pictured is a Crucifix by M. Sauve. Signed and dated (1957) on the reverse, it is a remarkable expression.

It is about 18 inches tall and made of  Pine and finished with ‘as found’ oil paint and varnish.

 

 

Crucifix by Arthur Sauve Maxville Ontario