Antoine Sebastien Plamondon
(1804 - 1895)
Antoine Sebastien Plamondon was active/lived in Quebec / Canada. Antoine Plamondon is known for commissioned portrait, religious, still life, Indians, and allegory painting.
Photo courtesy of the National Gallery of Canada
Biography Antoine Sebastien Plamondon
Antoine Sébastien Plamondon (1804 – 1895)
An important and influential 19th century Canadian painter, draftsman, educator and art critic, Antoine Sébastien Plamondon was born in l’Ancienne Lorette, Quebec (about 5 miles west of Quebec City) and died in Neuville (aka: Parish Municipality of Pointe-aux-Trembles), Quebec where he had lived since about 1852. He lived in Quebec City from 1819 to 1852; where, during his prime (1830 to 1845) he was generally considered “the leading painter of the day.” (1)(2)
Dozens of his works are in Canadian museums, and his life is discussed in virtually every comprehensive Canadian art history book. The National Gallery of Canada has 18 works by him in its permanent collection and 4 works by him
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