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Place of creation


1 drawing: pencil with charcoal; 29.4 x 21.2 cm.
Support: 21.200 x 29.400 cm

Scope and content

Profile portrait of Joseph Légaré fils.
Pin holes - possibly traced.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Physical access through an art archivist
. No restriction on use for reproduction or publication
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-018492
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
A083-02 Item no. assigned by LAC 53
90: Open
Other accession no.
1984-081 PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1984-81-53, e010930940 Source: Alberte G. Bourassa, Carmel Watson, Jeanne & Pierre G. Décarie
Copyright: Expired
Restrictions on use: nil

Additional information

Availability of other formats note
Colour transparency available

Exhibitions note
Exhibition title: Double Take: Portraits of Intriguing Canadians / Volte-face: Portraits de Canadiens fascinants. Curator: Caroline Cook. Library and Archives Canada Exhibition. Confederation Centre Art Gallery. Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; 2012.03.31 -2012.09.03. Further venue: McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, Ontario; 2012.09.22 – 2013.02.24 Further venue: Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, Quebec; 2013.03.21 – 2013.10.14

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Signed. Dated.
Inscription: inscribed recto: in pen and brown ink, l.r. Jos Légaré fils, peintre âgé de / 42 ans emprisonné à Québec le 14 / Novembre 1837"; Verso: in blue ballpoint pen, l.c. "92 / J.G.D. (in a circle)".

Subject heading

1. Légaré, Joseph, 1795-1855.
2. History Prisoners and prisons. Canada
3. Painters Canada.


Other system control no.