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