Alfred Laliberté

Canada (18781953 ) - Sculptures
LALIBERTÉ Alfred Le Casseur De Pierre

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Alfred Laliberté - Le Sellier

Alfred Laliberté - Le Sellier

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Lot number: 149
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Alfred Lalibert� RCA SSC 1878 - 1953 Canadian Le sellier bronze sculpture signed, titled and inscribed "R.B.W. Inc. N.Y." 15 x 9 x 14 in 38.1 x 22.9 x 35.6cm Provenance: Private Collection, Montreal Literature: Les bronzes d'Alfred Lalibert�, Collection du Mus�e du Qu�bec, 1978, reproduced page 57, listed page 214
Alfred Laliberté -  Le Mortaiseur

Alfred Laliberté - Le Mortaiseur

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Lot number: 14
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Alfred Laliberte (1878-1953) Description: CANADIAN, 1878-1953, Le Mortaiseur, Bronze sculpture with brown/green patina, Signed, titled & inscribed Modern Art, Foundry, New York, cast circa 1928., 20.5 x 15.5 x 11 in, 52 x 39.5 x 28 cm, Certificate of Authenticity by Galerie Valentin, no.A9110.
Alfred Laliberté - Le Mortaiseur

Alfred Laliberté - Le Mortaiseur

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Lot number: 59
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LOT 59 ALFRED LALIBERTÉ 1878 - 1953 LE MORTAISEUR signed A. Laliberté, titled and with foundry mark Modern ArtFdry n.y. on the base bronze 8,000—10,000 CAD measurements measurements 51.4 by 27.9 by 41.3 cm. alternate measurements 20 ¼ by 11 by 16 ¼ in. signed A. Laliberté, titled and with foundry mark Modern ArtFdry n.y. on the base bronze PROVENANCE Private Collection, Montreal LITERATURE AND REFERENCES Les Bronzes d'Alfred Laliberté, Collection du Musée de Québec,1976, p. 36, no. 16 for Le Mortaiseur, reproduced CATALOGUE NOTE Many of Laliberté's sculptures depict traditional tasks of theQuébecois at the turn of the 19th century. The "Modern Art FdryN.Y." mark, which is prior to 1940, is very rare. Only two or threesuch casts are believed to have been made. Many of Laliberté's sculptures depict traditional tasks of theQuébecois at the turn of the 19th century. The "Modern Art FdryN.Y." mark, which is prior to 1940, is very rare. Only two or threesuch casts are believed to have been made.
Alfred Laliberté - Le Casseur De Pierre

Alfred Laliberté - Le Casseur De Pierre

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Lot number: 183
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Lot # 183 Alfred Laliberté RCA SSC 1878 - 1953 Canadian Le casseur de pierre bronze sculpture circa 1928 ~ 1932 signed and titled 16 1/4 x 11 1/2 x 13 in 41.3 x 29.2 x 33cm Provenance: Private Collection, Vancouver Literature: Laurent Bouchard, Les bronzes d'Alfred Laliberté, Collection duMusée du Québec, 1978, same image reproduced page 61 One of Quebec's most celebrated sculptors, Alfred Laliberté wasskilled in working in bronze, marble, wood and plaster. Lalibertéwas awarded public commissions, including monuments to well-knownfigures such as Wilfred Laurier, Dollard des Ormeaux and LouisHébert. Le casseur de pierre, which translates as The StoneBreaker, exemplifies his ability to find inspiration in the life ofthe people in his native Eastern Townships. He is best known forhis series of small bronzes that celebrate the legends, customs andtrades of rural Quebec.
Alfred Laliberté - Le Cultivateur

Alfred Laliberté - Le Cultivateur

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Lot number: 55
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LOT 55 ALFRED LALIBERTÉ 1878 - 1953 LE CULTIVATEUR signed, titled and stamped on the base A. Laliberté, ROMANBRONZE WORKS, N.Y. bronze sculpture 5,000—7,000 CAD measurements 40.6 by 20.3 by 22.9 cm. alternate measurements 16 by 8 by 9 in. PROVENANCE Private Collection, St. Lambert EXHIBITED Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, 49th Exhibition, Montreal,November, 1927, no. 264, plaster model, illustrated Art Association of Montreal, 48th Spring Exhibition, March,1931, no. 429 Society of Sculptors of Canada - Annual Exhibition of CanadianArt, Ottawa, 1931, no. 20 CATALOGUE NOTE Unlike most sculptors, Laliberté made no preparatory drawingsfor his bronzes, making only clay maquettes. He used models onlyfor his busts and portraits. Apart from his large monumental sculptures installed in publicplaces, he did many portraits and models of people engaged in themundane laborious tasks of rural Quebec including this fine head ofLe Cultivateur. He gave all these hard working individuals a senseof dignity, worth and valour.
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