Scene of Hochelaga
MARC-AURÈLE FORTIN (1888 - 1970)
Scene of Hochelaga, C. 1927
Galerie Cosner au Ritz-Carlton Montréal
Oil on board
Fine Canadian Art
51 cm x 61 cm / 20'' x 26''
Signed lower right
Urban and rural landscape of Hochelaga, Montreal in summer by Marc-Aurele Forti. Published in the book ''Marc-Aurèle Fortin, un maître inconnu", René Buisson, Édition Le Musée Marc-Aurèle Fortin, 1995, p.66. Catalogue raisonne Marc-Aurele Fortin H-0429
According to a discussion held with Mr. Buisson in 1966, Fortin was leaving his pension with the Sulpicians to paint in Hochelaga. At the time, he was riding on a mountain of tires, and it was there that he could see all Hochelaga. Fortin could even see the bell tower of Longueuil Church. According to the artist, he considers to have done very beautiful works.
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