Alfred Pellan


Alfred Pellan

"For the federal district in Laval, Quebec, see Alfred-Pellan (electoral district)"

__NOTOC__Alfred Pellan, CC (16 May 1906 - 31 October 1988) is an important figure in twentieth-century Québec painting. He was born in Québec City in 1906. From the age of fourteen until his graduation in 1926 he studied at the École des Beaux-Arts de Québec. The same year, he became the first recipient. His early canvasses, from his first stay in Paris, show a marked [Fauvism|fauvist* [http://cybermuse.gallery.ca/cybermuse/search/artist_work_e.jsp?iartistid=4249 Gallery] from the Canadian government's [http://cybermuse.gallery.ca/ Cybermuse] project.
* [http://www.guildegraphique.com/PELLANfr.htm Gallery] from the [http://www.guildegraphique.com/ Guilde Graphique Gallery] .
* [http://www.collectionscanada.ca/5/7/a7-4200-e.html The Pellan Murals] , at the Canadian National Library, with commentary.
* [http://www.gg.ca/governor_general/Citadelle-pho08_e.asp Hooked rug: "Le Canada"] , along with a very short biography and commentary, from the Governor General of Canada website.

Information

* [http://www.mce.gouv.qc.ca/g/html/onq/86/86_20.htm Biography] (in French) from the Ordre national du Québec.
* [http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0006192 Biography] from [http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/ thecanadianencyclopedia.com] .
* [http://www.prixduquebec.gouv.qc.ca/recherche/desclaureat.asp?noLaureat=184 Biography] (in French) from [http://www.prixduquebec.gouv.qc.ca/gpq-autres/english.html Les Prix du Québec] on his being awarded the Paul-Émile Borduas prize.
* [http://www.gala.netc.net/Pellan/artiste-a.html Biography and information] from the [http://www.gala.netc.net/ Gala art gallery] .
* [http://www.mnba.qc.ca/english/collection/moderne01.htm Short biography] from the Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec.
* [http://www.ballardlederergallery.com/dynamic/artists/Alfred_Pellan.asp Short biography] from the [http://www.elliottlouis.com/ Elliott Louis Gallery] .
* [http://collections.ic.gc.ca/ogallery/webenglish/arboretum/alfred.pellan.html Short biography] from the governmental [http://collections.ic.gc.ca/ Canada's digital collections] website.
* [http://bilan.usherbrooke.ca/bilan/pages/biographies/269.html Short biography] (in French) from the Université de Sherbrooke website.
* [http://www.cam.org/~artotek/arto-f/pellan.html Very short biography] (in French) and other information from the [http://www.cam.org/~artotek/ Artothèque de Montréal] .
* [http://www.guildegraphique.com/PELLANfb.htm Very short biography] (in French) and other information from the [http://www.guildegraphique.com/ Guilde Graphique Gallery] .
* [http://reference.allrefer.com/encyclopedia/P/Pellan-A.html Very short biography] from the Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia (mirror [http://www.encyclopedia.com/html/P/Pellan-A1.asp here] ).
* [http://sbem.org/agenda/encan2003/pellan.htm Very short biography] (in French) from the [http://sbem.org/sbe.htm Service bénévole de l'Est de Montréal] .

Criticism and interpretation

* [http://collections.ic.gc.ca/bulletin/num12/ostiguy1.html On a Portrait by Alfred Pellan] (in French), by Jean-René Ostiguy. Also available: a [http://collections.ic.gc.ca/bulletin/num12/ostiguy_res.html summary] in English.


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