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Joseph Légaré

1795-1855 Canada/Artist and Glazier


Brief Biography-Joseph Légaré was born in Quebec City, Canada, in 1795. He was a largely self-taught painter of religious works, landscapes and American Indians. Légaré was an active politician for most of his life, and he also acquired a considerable art collection housed in art galleries he opened in Quebec.


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Chaudiere Falls


Josephte Ourne

The Burning of the
Parliment Buildings

The Burning of the Parliment Buildings Montreal

The Great Fire of
the City of Quebec

The great fire of the city of Quebec

The Fire in the
Saint-Jean Quarter

The Fire in the Saint-Jean Quarter-Seen Looking Westward

The Martyrdom of
Fathers Brébeuf-

The Martyrdom of Fathers Brebeuf and Lalemant